Category Archives for "Business Contracts"

Are you worried your client is not paying you?

Having a problem getting paid? Your customer has been paying you for a few months and your lovely prepayment arrangement and terms of business have gone down well.    You think they’re happy  (you have checked haven’t you?) and you are happy with the work, but suddenly the payments slow up. If you are using […]

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What is a Contract & How Does it Work?

Many business owners and entrepreneurs get confused about what a contract is, and isn’t. Imagine for a moment you’re in the KoffeeKlatch kitchen. I ask you to make me a cup of coffee. This isn’t a contract, it’s a favour. You’re not obligated to make me a cup of coffee. Imagine that KoffeeKlatch isn’t a […]

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Outsourcing industry in the UK

Running a successful business requires you to be on your toes all the time, and finding the best way of increasing performance is an essential part of making sure everything operates smoothly. Outsourcing comes into light as a natural solution, especially if you are in need of solutions, yet you are unable to provide suitable […]

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How Should Small Business Approach Outsourcing?

According to a recent study, freelancers now make up 35% of the total US workforce. The trend in the UK is pretty much the same.  And how come the numbers keep on increasing? Well, that is mainly because numerous in-house jobs are now being widely outsourced. In fact, 300,000 job positions are outsourced annually, which […]

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Are your VA terms legal?

Did you know almost 40% of Virtual Assistants have no written terms of business?You must provide written terms ​The Provision of Service​s Regulations 2009  requires all service providers to provide specific information in writing. This is not just for Virtual Assistants! We offered a group of VAs a free review of their terms and found that:less […]

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Are you paying to damage your business?

I was chatting in a Facebook group this week when I saw this post: “Help, my client wants me to sign over the copyright A little later the same freelancer said “I was planning to bundle it all up under my own brand later Is this what you expect when you are outsourcing to a […]

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