News and Articles About Contracts
Reading the fine-print is important, but big picture items -- and a little humor -- go a long way.
Zero hour contracts, already common in UK and Europe, are likely to catch on in the US.
Follow these nine steps to get a fair deal that both parties are comfortable with.
While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.
Even a young company can run into legal problems. An attorney is trained to identify potential problems -- before they happen.
What was thought of a case of rock star excess actually provides a powerful business lesson.
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.
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.
These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs.
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.
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.
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.
"Follow the passion; don't follow the dollar," says CEO Harry Herington.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on why the days of 'doing business on a handshake' are over.
Hate to negotiate? Fans of the History Channel's hit reality show about a pair of likable antique dealers might learn to love it -- and get better at it.
When starting a business, details can get lost in the excitement of a new venture. Here are the top legal mistakes unwittingly made by new business owners -- and how to avoid them.
How to negotiate past an impasse when the stakes are high.
Small businesses don't often think of big businesses as possible clients. But for those that do, here's a new online tool that's designed to help entrepreneurs make big-biz sales.
E-signatures streamline the contract process
Carefully consider the economic benefits to reach a win-win agreement.
A practical guide to getting what you want, when you want it, at the price you want.