This blog was prompted by a tweet from plain language specialist Cheryl Stephens. She was reviewing a UK Act of Parliament or law. 'Cease to Have Effect On' Many Acts of Parliament use a particular phrase to state when an ...
When you've just set up your business, you don't often have the money to spend on the 'luxury' of a lawyer to write your contract for you. However, what you really shouldn't do is blindly copy terms off friends, clients, suppliers, the internet or from the back of a holiday brochure. ...
I was asked to sign a contract recently that said it did not create mutual obligations. I refused as that clause showed a fundamental misunderstanding of what a contract does. This was not the first time I had seen this type of clause ... Mutual Obligations A surveyor contact of mine sent ...