Category Archive: Speaker contract

What do you need to check when thinking about your contract?

There are six elements to every legal contract and I cannot recommend enough that you get your contract professionally written and reviewed regularly. There are so many times consumers and businesses get caught out by badly written contracts. Yes, it costs money to create a solid contract, but I am sure it will cost a […]

Why should you have terms and conditions in place?

Why do I need T’s and C’s? Every company needs some form of agreement to provide a product or service to a customer. These are usually called Terms and Conditions however you may see them called Terms of Use, Terms of Reference or Terms of Acceptance, which generally mean the same thing. They’re all documents […]

How Much Does A Contract Cost?

The cost of a contract can vary from company to company. It depends what clauses you want to include, what laws apply to your company, what you want your contract to cover and how you intend to use it. What are you paying for? When pricing a contract, you’re paying for consultation time, knowledge and […]

10 companies, 1 day – what happened?

You know how sometimes you go on a course or workshop and you know it has a real impact. For me there has been 2 of these, they were both back in 2015 and have a massive impact on me, my choices and my business even now.  BradCamp by Brad Burton and The Networking Retreat […]

How long before a speaking engagement is it confirmed in your diary?

You’ve received a speaking enquiry. You’ve had a conversation with the event organiser. You’ve agreed the date, the audience, the fee, the travel expenses. Basically you’ve agreed everything, but at what point does it become a firm booking in your diary? The answer to that question is: It Depends It depends on you. It depends […]

You’ve confirmed a speaking gig but life got in the way, what happens?

It is a nightmare scenario, but as a professional speaker one you have to plan for. You’ve been contacted about an opportunity to speak, you’ve confirmed you are free on that date. You’ve raised and been paid the agreed fee. Everything looks rosy until BOOM you are seriously ill and you have to cancel your […]

Review your contract for every new product or service

When you’re a small business, reviewing or writing specific terms is probably not top of your to-do list, but I bet having a healthy cash flow is definitely a number one priority. If your business sells a range of products or services, your contract with your customer needs to be tailored to cover every eventuality […]

What should my speaker contract cancellation clause include?

You’ve decided you want to charge for your speaking and you’ve researched the correct contract template for yourself. Now you need to ensure it explains your requirements exactly. So what should your speaker contract cancellation clause include?   “The Contracts Lady” this is a question I’ve been asked many times is “what do I need […]