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Construction contract details: Scope of services

It is very important to understand all of the necessary elements of a construction contract when drawing one up or signing it. This typically starts with names, dates, projected costs, a timeframe and other such details. All parties need to know what is expected and what it is going to cost.

When should you require a nondisclosure agreement?

One of the key sources of confusion around nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) for business owners and entrepreneurs is when they should require someone to sign one. Generally, an NDA is warranted whenever someone is going to be privy to valuable and/or confidential information about your company or those who work for or are served by your company that you don't want them to share without your approval.

Signing a employee contract rarely benefits both parties

If you think of how many people that you've known that have been asked to sign an employment contract before they were hired on to take a job, then you would probably mention teachers, doctors or company executives. There are varying reasons that an employer may request them to sign one.

Will my employees' non-disclosure agreements hold up in court?

There have been a lot of stories about nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) in the news lately due to the Trump administration's propensity to require all employees to sign them as a condition of being hired.

What is "scope creep"?

Most business owners at some point encounter clients who want to push the boundaries of the contractual obligations in their favor. Depending on the industry, they may ask for last-minute changes to blueprints or for the business owner to toss in some extra software packages after the deal's been closed. In the industry, it's often referred to as "scope creep," and it's a real problem.

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