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Breach of Contract

What Happens When a Client Breaches the Contract?

When you’re working with clients and have contracts, both parties are protected. But when your client breaches the contract, what do you do? There are many words thrown about in the legal world when it comes to a breach of contract. Here are a few questions that you may have: What happens if not every...
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Cancel a Contract

How to Cancel a Contract

No one wants to lose a client, but it happens. And when it happens, you need to be prepared with the documents you need to cancel a contract. Contracts should include a cancellation provision within the terms and conditions. There should be some place within the contract where it explains how either party can terminate...
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Contract Myths

4 Contract Myths Dispelled

You know from past posts what a contract is, and you know how to make one (and that maybe you shouldn’t try it yourself). But you will still see conflicting information on the internet – often from well-meaning people. Here we dispel some of the most popular contract rumors:   1. Template contracts won’t cut...
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Legal Digital Contracts

Are Digital Contracts Legal?

Digital contracts make life easy. And, they are legal. What are the benefits? Save Money.You’ll save on postage, which is the biggest expense — even if you are paying for a signature service. Save time. The mail can be a guessing game. Email is instantaneous, and signing online takes minutes. A contract can be sent,...
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Rachel Brenke details three ways not having a contract can cripple a business

3 Ways Not Having A Contract Can Cripple Your Business – Business Bites Podcast®

  What’s in this episode: Working with others can be riddled with issues, especially if you aren’t on the same page. Rachel teaches you why having a services contract in place can help prevent issues from happening, and preserve your working relationship with others.   What you will learn:  What things can go wrong when...
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DIY contracts are a bad idea

The Dangers of Self-Drafting A Contract – Business Bites Podcast®

  The gist:  When we first start our fitness businesses, we want things done quickly, and involving as little money as possible. So it’s not surprising that business owners would rather self-draft a contract than have an attorney do it for them. Join Rachel as she discusses why this may be one area that you...
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Natural Disasters and Your Fitness Gym

How to Legally Prepare Your Business for Natural Disasters

Hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and tornadoes are some of the hardest things to hit small businesses. So, how do you prepare your fitness business for natural disasters? In March of 2020, tornadoes ripped through Tennessee killing 22 people. Among the 140 buildings damaged was CrossFit Hermitage. The statistics from the Small Business Administration suggest that one-third...
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Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Having an online presence in this digital age is crucial to pretty much any business. Yes, there are people who are making it without one, or with a bad one. There are some who never blog but have a long list of potential and current clients. But this isn’t the norm. A website/blog is your virtual...
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Are Internet Checkboxes A Good Choice?

Are Internet Checkboxes A Good Choice?

Do checkboxes form part of a valid contract? Do you still need a hard copy of a contract if it’s filled out online? Are internet checkboxes a good choice? The digital age has changed some aspects of each industry, and the fitness industry hasn’t been immune. As your industry adapts, you may find yourself using...
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How Long Should I Keep Client Contracts?

How Long Do I Keep Client Contracts?

Contracts are a very important part of your business, and keeping them is crucial when it comes to communicating with clients, setting expectations, defining your relationship, and protecting your business. But it can be hard to keep up with every aspect of running a business while also keeping track of your paperwork – even if...
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