How Schools and Nurseries can free up vital funds and avoid office supply and printer contract scams in 2023

No-one is immune from cash-draining contracts that tilt in favour of leasing or servicing companies – not even schoolchildren. Many schools and nurseries are leeching thousands of pounds of their precious budgets on office equipment deals like photocopiers, printers, servicing agreements and more because they are being unfairly overcharged. This can stop them spending their…

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Are you the unwitting victim of an evergreen clause?

Evergreen clauses in contracts tie you down for longer than you might have wanted. They’re subtle, buried in other clauses and often written in technical – some would say deliberately too technical – language. I’ve dealt with scores of frustrated customers over the years who have found themselves unexpectedly shackled to contracts for years longer…

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Fair Contract Associates Founder awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Paralegals

Fair Contract Associates founder Chas Jordan (F.Inst.Pa) has been awarded a Fellowship of the Institute of Paralegals. ‘Fellowship’ is the highest level of membership awarded by this highly respected organisation and reflects Chas’s standing as a role model for the profession plus his total commitment to the pursuit of fairness in his specialist area of…

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Lockdown is no excuse to shirk contractual responsibilities

Contracts can be confusing. Terms and conditions are important and no matter how small the print is, deserve your full attention but they are not always the easiest to understand. If you have missed something and it’s causing you a problem, the last thing you want to do with any contract is bury your head…

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