Breaking up is legally hard – particularly when it’s with a client. Clearly, this is NOT the outcome we envision when we accept a new client, and for most small business start-ups, it causes huge anxiety to turn down work. BUT sometimes, there are differences in opinion over scope, deliverables, even pricing and values, which … Read more Breaking Up with Clients Legally
Being a Heart Centred Entrepreneur – What Does Your Client Agreement Say About You? Law is not the easiest of professions. Trust me, we do not come to our profession with creativity, empathy and heart space as a priority. Creativity and heart-centeredness is beaten out of us at law school and then the demands of … Read more Mindset, Relationship, and Life Coaches – how well is your client agreement written?
If you’re a small business, testimonials from happy customers are great to use when encouraging new customers to choose you, rather than your competition. They can be a key factor deciding whether to work with you or not, so it’s important to get them right. But you need to make certain you have legal permission to … Read more Testimonials for Small Business – legal problems and solutions.
This is difficult to write… but write it I must. Tonight, like so many other business women, I am feeling very stressed, overwhelmed and so tired. The most positive thing I can summon energy for is hot milo on coconut milk and Bloodline on Netflix and my couch. Normally when I am feeling stressed, I just … Read more I am Woman. I am Human. I am a Legal Practitioner.
Is it legal to charge late payment, penalty or cancellation fees? With all the Corona and COVID issues at the moment, there’s so many order cancellations, late payments, and customers defaulting on invoicing at the moment – it seems timely to discuss the legalities of charging non-payment, late payment, penalty or early cancellation fees. So … Read more Are penalty fees legal?
We all like to think that we know our businesses inside out, but if you don’t have a solid client agreement, how well do you really know your business? You may know that you have a service or product-based business, and that you’re seeing clients, or that you’re generating sales. You may have processes that … Read more How well do you really know your business?
Hey you, yes you…over there. Yes you who are poring over your social media post plans, your canva graphic creation to match your #helpfultips posts, and your offer copy that you labour over for #promoday not to mention trying to find a graphic to match! You are spending a lot of sweat, time, and possibly … Read more 10 Ways Business Terms & Conditions Educate Your Clients
When you are sharing a special promotion for your business on a platform like Facebook or Instagram, the responsibilities that come with it are similar to when you engage customers in your services through the normal channels like your website or over the phone. Here’s a short video on how to cover yourself legally when … Read more How To Cover Yourself Legally When Promoting Your Business On Social Media
Facebook Page Legals? One of the most commonly asked questions I get from business owners is whether or not you still need legals if you’re only using Facebook to run your business. Watch the video below for the answer, and how to navigate this issue as a start-up entrepreneur. Many businesses start out by having … Read more Do You Need Legals For Your Business Facebook Page?
What Is Self-Advocacy? Self-advocacy is a passion of mine and an important aspect of my work. I love working with my clients and help them learn what is self-advocacy and how they can be a better advocate for themselves, in the context of their business. Every time I speak to a client about their business, … Read more What Is Self-Advocacy In Business?