Contract Help

Business By smysha Updated 25 Nov 2014 , 8:52am by smysha

smysha Posted 20 Nov 2014 , 10:28pm
post #1 of 3

Hello everyone, 


I am in the middle of making up a contract and I wanted to ask you lovely people for pointers.


I am including a space to add these details:

  • Order code
  • Client name and contact details
  • Event date
  • Event start time
  • Cake delivery/pick up time
  • Number of guests
  • Venue information (name, address, contact details)
  • Cake order details
  • Size of cake
  • Colour scheme (palette?)
  • Flavours


Some sort of jargon about 50% deposit paid will confirm and hold reservation. Deposit refundable 30+ days prior to event. Cancellations need to be in writing. Final payment needs to be made by 2 weeks before the event date. Late payment fee? Late payments may result in substitutions or modifications to the original design. I *company name* reserve right to exercise right to guarantee structural and visual integrity. (I'm having nightmares of people providing home made stands)


Another space to add these details:

  • Cake cost
  • Delivery cost
  • Total cost:
  • Deposit cost and due on
  • Final payment cost and due on


Space for:

  • Client's name
  • Client's signature
  • Date


Does this sound good? Should I do this for smaller orders or is that overkill?


Also should I keep invoices? I'm tempted to buy an invoice book tomorrow and keep that for smaller orders in the mean time and making up a pdf invoice for larger orders.


Also the bit in bold I am unsure about.


Thank-you in advance!

2 replies
smysha Posted 20 Nov 2014 , 10:32pm
post #2 of 3

I'm also feeling really dim at the moment but I had a look at the stickies in this forum where people have their cake price guides set up and while I have opened the thread I can't see where to have a look at the guides. 

smysha Posted 25 Nov 2014 , 8:52am
post #3 of 3

Hi, if anyone could have a look at what I have so far and tell me if it is enough?

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