Hello Contract and Barter McKellar are delighted to announce that Barter McKellar Attorneys will be joining Hello Contract’s legal document platform as a partner. The partnership will strengthen Hello Contract’s service offering by assisting with delivering scalable contract solutions and legal services, to further support profitable revenue growth for clients.
19 JULY 2020 • 15 MIN READ
In South Africa, a shareholders agreement is an agreement entered into by the shareholders of a private or public company.
Even without a shareholders’ agreement in place, shareholders of a company are bound by the provisions of the Companies Act, no. 71 of 2008 (also known as the “New Companies Act”). In addition to being bound by the conditions of the Companies Act, shareholders must comply with their obligations under the Memorandum of Incorporation (MOI).
10 JULY 2020 • 6 MIN READ
26 MARCH 2021 • 7 MIN READ
An eCommerce Website Terms and Conditions (also known as a Website Terms of Service) acts as a legal contract between you (the company) and the users who make use of your eCommerce website. Think of it as a document which sets out the basic ground rules- protecting your rights against users who may abuse your website and, ensuring that your customers grasp an understanding of your provided service or products.
Making sure your business has an online presence and connecting with virtual customers is more important than ever. At the very least, make sure that you don’t make these common mistakes when attempting to be compliant with the POPI (Protection of Personal Information) Act.
29 SEPTEMBER 2020 • 6 MIN READ
An eCommerce Returns Policy acts as a legal contract between you (the eCommerce store owner) and the users who make use of your eCommerce website. Think of it as a document which sets out the basic ground rules around how, when and in what circumstances you permit returns and refunds of products or services sold on your eCommerce website.
19 FEBRUARY 2021 • 10 MIN READ
Sharing profits or revenue between business partners is a key element of a successful business. A Profit or Revenue Sharing Agreement outlines how to share profits or revenue between business partners and in some cases, how to divide any losses.
31 MAY 2020 • 9 MIN READ
When dealing with contracts, it’s likely that you either have or will come across contract drafters referring to the term, “boilerplate clauses”. Boilerplate clauses play an important role in contracts which is why it is crucial that you understand what they are.
An internship agreement is essential for regulating the relationship between an intern and a principle. It is, therefore, vital to understand the contents of an Internship Agreement and the clauses therein.
Hello Contract launches South Africa first business legal document automation platform. Fully automated legal contracts and document templates at highly-reduced costs.
15 APRIL 2020 • 2 MIN READ
Whether you are a start-up or have been in the business game for years, the right business contracts are vital and can, quite frankly, make or break your business.
31 MARCH 2020 • 5 MIN READ
The key to success when creating or determining the content that will be included in your Freelancer or Independent Contractor Agreement begins with fully understanding the importance of each clause therein.
08 APRIL 2020 • 4 MIN READ
Whilst most start-ups try to take a shortcut in compiling their Website Terms of Service by simply copying and pasting some industry leader’s terms and conditions on their own website, this is fraught with dangers.
03 MARCH 2020 • 4 MIN READ
31 MARCH 2020 • 14 MIN READ
Before starting an e-commerce website, there are a few vital aspects you need to understand in order to successfully (and legally) sell any products and/or services online. Let us walk you through the legal document necessities required for your e-commerce website.
15 APRIL 2020 • 10 MIN READ
Should you, a commercial tenant, be in the position of looking to postpone or reduce the rent payable to you as a result of COVID-19, we have outlined a two-step approach for you to follow below.
2 JUNE 2020 • 2 MIN READ
Whether you are looking to purchase or sell shares in a private company, you will need to go down the administrative road of conducting a sale of shares. Read more about how you can successfully conduct a sale of shares without a lawyer.
12 MARCH 2020 • 8 MIN READ
Every business needs professional legal contracts. But, most businesses are forced to go without. Hello Contract aims to change this and make high-quality legal documents accessible to all South Africans.