Why Bother With Contracts? Part 3
As the director-owner of a small (but, I like to think, beautiful) business myself, I completely understand that feeling that there aren’t e
6 Brilliant Reasons Why Paying Late Is Bonkers
If you pay late, suppliers will eventually respond by shortening your payment terms, maybe even to the point of requiring payment up-front.
Why Bother With Contracts? Part 2
At the heart of the issue is the goal of denuclearisation of North Korea. Which – and bear with me here – got me thinking about how nuclear
Why Bother With Contracts?
Below and over the next couple of articles, I’ll be breaking this down – with the aims of: - Correcting a few misconceptions about what make
Top 4 Collaboration Pitfalls
Why are so relatively few collaborations successful – either in getting off the ground, or in delivering the benefits they were set up to re
10 Tips for Plain English Contract Drafting
In this article I aim to give some tips on how to actually achieve plain English in your contracts. For some especially dyed-in-the-wool law
7 Key Benefits of Collaboration
Over the years I have come to look at the potential benefits of collaboration under the headings set out below. Whilst other potential bene
Spot the Difference - Legal vs. Commercial
As someone who was a partner in a law firm and then Head of Commercial in an advanced engineering business, I am occasionally asked what...
3 Reasons to Use Plain English Contracts
Traditional contract drafting might, in theory, not be an issue, but I’ve come to firmly believe that the resulting impenetrability of most
4 Features of Successful Collaborations
For all that “collaboration” has become something of a buzzword across almost every sector and industry out there, there is still an unfortu