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Professional Documents

Friday, August 13th, 2010

A commonly seen mistake that a majority of companies make is not taking the time and putting in the effort when compiling professional documentation. When a quote, contract or other documentation are drawn up it’s very important that every minuscule detail is planned out and brought to the attention of everyone involved. Most often the case is that these documents are constructed poorly due to the rushed feeling of sending the information to the other party as quickly as possible. When the documentation is sloppy there is a higher risk of error and may cause legal issues to erupt if either of the parties have certain criteria that have not been met. Hidden costs and other underlying factors will not help the agreement in the slightest and may cause more painstaking time to be invested in the quest to establish an agreement.  The documentation that a company uses in order to conduct these types of business must be of the highest quality in order to prove to the client that they are reputable, reliable, and professional. Another purpose of writing up detailed professional documents is to protect your company when involved in an exchange of services. Often when two parties enter into a disagreement the outcome can possibly escalate to legal action which can heavily impact your company and hurt the relationship even further. Contracts and other documentation should be as specifically detailed as possible and contractually binding in order to ensure that all aspects have been properly scoped out.