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Thread poster: kumakun
kumakun
English
Feb 6, 2006

Hi,
I've just started in the business and I would appreciate your 2 pence on this:
An agency recently offered me a job at a very...competitive price.
We agreed on a rate per word over the phone but I didn't draw any written estimate for the job.
According to the company policy, the amount is due 60 days after the date on the invoice. Fine...But what if they disagree with the amount? Will they let me know within these two months or should I get their written consent beforehand?
As I said i'm really just starting...
Thank you for your answers!


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tinageta  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:23
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get a PO Feb 7, 2006

You should get a purchase order in writing from them or send them your own before starting to work. The amount must be indicated there.

[Edited at 2006-02-07 07:39]


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Soren Petersen
United States
Local time: 19:23
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Agree Feb 7, 2006

Yes, do get a Purchase Order. That's a legally binding document, as far as I know.

I've learned the hard way never to start any translation project without a detailed PO (unless it's for a trusted client).

Cheers,
Søren


tinageta wrote:

You should get a purchase order in writing from them or send them your own before starting to work. The amount must be indicated there.

[Edited at 2006-02-07 07:39]


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kumakun
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thanks Feb 7, 2006

Ok, Thanks a lot for your answers!

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