My business is solely home based and communication is almost 100% electronic until delivery/collection; I find the posting of cake contracts for hand signing a faff but hugely appreciate their importance of course.
Is it acceptable instead to simply email a ‘terms and conditions’ style attachment and state that payment of a deposit both secures their date and indicates agreement to these conditions, or must they physically sign a piece of paper and return it to me?
I do have an electronic delivery note which they sign using an Ipad (other tablet devices are available) but I feel they need time to read their contract, if they want to, and a ‘here sign this’ moment isn’t very fair.
Tell me if I’m just being lazy- I can take it!!