Why do you need legal contracts?

November 2022

Why do you need legal contracts?

If you're running a business, it's important to have legal contracts in place. Contracts protect both you and your customers by setting out clear expectations and terms of service. There are many different types of contracts, and it's important to choose the right ones for your business. In this blog post, we'll cover some of the most common contract types and explain why you need them. Whether you're hiring a new employee or starting a project with a client, having a contract in place will help ensure that everyone is on the same page and knows what to expect. So if you're not using contracts yet, now is the time to start!...

Key aspects to consider before putting your website terms and conditions together

November 2019

Whilst most start-ups try to take a shortcut in compiling their Website Terms of Service by simply copying and pasting some industry leaders terms and conditions which is comparable to their own and placing it on the website, this is fraught with dangers. For example, a peer to peer lending or renting platform of movable equipment might consider themselves comparable to Airbnb and simply copy Airbnb’s terms of service. Apart from the fact that this is copyright infringement, there will be aspects within Airbnb’s terms and conditions which are worlds apart from how you intend to function your business, but are now legally binding on you. For example, cover of up to $100 000 in respect of the breakage or theft of any movables on a property. This would have nothing to do with your own business, but even more worryingly, could be used by a disgruntled consumer to try and justify some arbitrary claim of theirs....