In SME’s and owner managed businesses disputes with suppliers, contractors or clients can lead to catastrophic outcomes.
The impact on smaller businesses is often disproportionate to the sum involved. They can be time consuming, interfere with the running of the business and, end up costing money.
While no one in business plans to become involved in a dispute, often the inevitable arises.
Amongst the main reasons for this are:
Dallas & Co’s strategy is always to help you resolve the dispute as early in the process as possible. Adopting a personal approach to understanding your priorities is important to this.
Advice based on a thorough knowledge of the law and over 30 years of experience helps set expectations and create a strategy.
In nearly all cases we avoid going to court (which often ends up costing you more than the dispute is worth), preferring mediation or arbitration to reach a commercial solution, which will enable you to concentrate on running your business.
Setting up a franchise isn’t as straightforward as it may seem, we therefore advise both franchisees and franchisors on all aspects of their franchise agreements.
We help business owners to formalise their relationships and obligations, helping to prevent conflicts as the business grows.
Have you considered if your Businesses has a a commercial partnership with any organisation or individual such as a supplier, contractor, business partner, shareholder or joint venture partner? Many who do use Dallas & Co to review and draft robust contracts that help protect their interests.
Smaller businesses can be knocked badly off course by unpaid invoices and bills, yet the time and effort spent in pursuing debts can seriously eat into productivity. Dallas & Co can help you devise strategies for debt recovery or to defend a claim based on your businesses needs and the issues you are facing.