Employee or freelancer?

Employee or freelancer?

So when is someone who isn't an employee really an employee? No it's not a riddle - it's a problem I see time and time again with many small business owners. You may be one of them? If you have engaged someone in your business and thought "I don't want the hassle of...

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How to stop people stealing your online content

How to stop people stealing your online content

'Part 1 – how to identify content theft and find your stolen contentIn the first of this 3 part series about how to stop people stealing your online content, we will look at how you can identify content theft before in part 2 looking at what you can do to prevent...

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Top Tips on Dealing With Suppliers

Top Tips on Dealing With Suppliers

As a small business owner, we often feel that we have to accept the terms of business that suppliers send to us. Or perhaps we question something only to be told by the supplier that these are their standard terms and they never change them and at that point we roll...

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7 reasons why you need killer terms of business

7 reasons why you need killer terms of business

Your standard terms and conditions (i.e. the legal basis on which you are willing to do business with your customers) are one of the most important business documents you should have and they should be the first legal document that you put in place when you are...

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It’s all about expectations!

It’s all about expectations!

The one area where I see more disputes than anywhere else, is in mismatched expectations. I see website designers having to bring claims against customers for unpaid fees because the customer isn't happy with the design yet the website designer feels they delivered...

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