How to Handle Discount Requests

I am sure pretty much each and every small business owner has had this request. Whether from family or friends, or a random new client! But how to handle discount requests. The thing about doing business in South Africa – is that discount negotiation is part of the...

The Pros and Cons of Having a Contract

What are the Pros and Cons of Having a Contract? There are only three types of agreements in South African Law that MUST be in writing. Those three agreements are 1. Sale of Property (Land) Agreement 2. Surety Agreement (that’s when we agree to be held liable for...

Figuring out your Terms & Conditions

Well done you have taken that first step in deciding that you want to get your legal stuff sorted. Now it is a matter of figuring out your terms and conditions that you need to be in your contract.   You have actually already done the most difficult part –...

Dealing with Non-Paying Clients (Part 2)

In my Part 1 blog post (https://thelegalstuff.co.za/2020/01/26/how-to-deal-with-non-paying-clients-part-1/) I discussed dealing with non-paying clients in general. In this post we will deal with the legal steps to take when dealing with non-paying clients. This can be...