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What lessons have you learnt? and what changes are you making with new contracts?

(4 Posts)
MUM2BLESS Fri 02-Sep-11 15:47:20

I have learnt that its better to get payment in advance. Soon to take on a new contract. I am considering asking for payment in advance. Contract before that I asked for payment in advance also.

I did not do this with some of my parents. You learn smile

MUM2BLESS Fri 02-Sep-11 15:47:38

I am a cm.

HSMM Fri 02-Sep-11 22:21:47

Agree with payment in advance.

Clarity about when payment should be made and when not (ie hols, sickness, bank hols, etc)

MUM2BLESS Sat 03-Sep-11 16:23:06

Hi HSMM. Thanks for your reply once again.

My situation has been parent forgetting to pay me, had to sent reminders, , payment being late, payment in bits.

I have a late fee of £5.00 and I have charged before.

It can be frustrating when you have to be chasing payment etc, but if I have to charge I will do it. The Tax office wanted their payment regardless of my financial situation.

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