Contracts http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/contracts The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Contracts en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT 4 Tips for Pursuing Government Contracts Searching for new, paying clients? Here's what you need to know to score opportunities for small businesses and women- or minority-owned firms. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238348 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238348 Drew Hendricks The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract A real estate professional with multiple offices discovers critical terms of her business arrangement the hard way. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238032 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238032 Stacey Alcorn How to Set the Right Tone for Contract Negotiations Reading the fine-print is important, but big picture items -- and a little humor -- go a long way. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235878 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235878 Tanya Benedicto Klich 5 Reasons Why Zero-Hour Contracts Are the Future of Work Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235568 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235568 Maite Baron Be Calm, Flexible and Speak Up in a Negotiation, and Everyone Can Win Follow these nine steps to get a fair deal that both parties are comfortable with. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235719 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235719 Stephen Key 3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235155 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235155 Jaia Thomas Why Your New Business Needs a Lawyer Yesterday Even a young company can run into legal problems. An attorney is trained to identify potential problems -- before they happen. Fri, 23 May 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233421 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233421 Michael Acosta No Brown M&M's: What Van Halen's Insane Contract Clause Teaches Entrepreneurs What was thought of a case of rock star excess actually provides a powerful business lesson. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232420 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232420 Steve Jones Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors When you're first starting out, you need to build your reputation. Here's how to increase your chances in landing your first few gigs. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231673 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231673 Anand Srinivasan 7 Tips for Becoming an Expert Barterer The exchange of goods and services rather than money is alive and thriving in today's startup economy. Here's how to get in on the action. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230884 Christina Le Beau How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs. Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230747 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230747 Craig Simpson Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound Whether they know it or not, almost all startups possess some sort of intellectual property. Here are a few ways to protect these IP secrets. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231309 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231309 Mary Juetten Are You Putting Your Company's Good Standing At Risk? It can take hours, and hundreds of dollars in added fees, to try to figure out why your company has been placed in bad standing by the state. Here's how to avoid that. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230325 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230325 Nellie Akalp 3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs If you fail to implement a formal agreement, there can be costly consequences in the end. Be sure to put it in writing and save the hassle down the road. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230181 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230181 Chas Rampenthal How to Know When It's Time to Break Up With a Client "Follow the passion; don't follow the dollar," says CEO Harry Herington. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229377 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229377 Christopher Hann How Housing Franchises Got Back on Their Feet The subprime mortgage crisis wreaked havoc on the U.S. housing market, but several franchises that operate in the sector managed to weather the storm. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228391 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228391 Jason Daley Do Angry McDonald's Franchisees Have a Leg to Stand On? If you're thinking of becoming the owner of any franchise someday, there's an important lesson contained in what's currently going on with this fast-food giant. Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227994 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227994 Joel Libava How a Handshake Can Destroy Your Business Handshakes, verbal agreements and even email documentation aren't enough to ensure you aren't in legal trouble should a business relationship go sour. Here's how to protect yourself. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227904 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227904 Mark J. Kohler 3 Tips for Doing Deals With Big Companies A role-playing event at a New York City incubator shows what early-stage startups should look out for when trying to land their first big client. Tue, 21 May 2013 08:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226775 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226775 Brian Patrick Eha Why Written Agreements Are Critical for Doing Business Attorney Nina Kaufman on why the days of 'doing business on a handshake' are over. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/224392 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/224392 Nina Kaufman