Every small business owner finds it hard to switch off. Running a small business pretty much occupies your every waking thought, especially during the early years. There’s no getting away from the fact that it’s hard work.  It can tax your health – both mentally and physically – when it feels as if the weight of the world falls squarely on your shoulders. When you’re flat out busy but support and money are limited, sometimes the stress of being a small business owner can seem overwhelming.

Yet, the freedom that comes with running your own affairs, making a living out of something that you are doing for yourself, something you’re passionate about making a success of, equally can be the most liberating thing you’ll ever do.

Contract management software can help take some of the weight off

However, thanks to technology, a contract management solution can lighten one area of your business operation. Because you’re likely handling to be handling all the detail yourself, you know how time consuming and tedious contracts can be. A necessary aspect of business – if not exactly an evil – contracts require proper care and consideration to ensure vendor compliance, client renewal and reciprocal understanding. Streamlining your contract management process means you can focus more of your time and energy on other areas that need your urgent attention.

Perks of contract management software

  1. Organisation

You’ll never have to rifle through filing cabinets for a paper contract again. Once uploaded to your new system, you can organise your folders and subfolders for quick access. Centralisation like this will save you countless precious hours

  1. Centralised records

A paperless office means taking back some of your limited office space. Online contract management eliminates the need for storage space and makes it much easier to access all contracts and related documents stored in one central location.

  1. Data protection

Data and its security is at the heart of continued business success, whether your business is large or small. Large businesses probably have an outside chance of weathering data breach, which would sink an SME.  Your contracts contain employee records, client data, intellectual property and many other types of valuable data. It’s imperative to safeguard it properly.

Four Business Solutions

Many small businesses are wary of even considering a contract management solution because they think it will be too expensive. Four offers contract software features at an affordable price.

Contract Insight, our contract management software offers every business – regardless of size – early contract tickler alerts, easy contract searching and reporting and a centralised document repository.

Let us take some of the weight off

Contract Insight is easy to use, simple to install and reduces your total cost of contracts.

  • It’s a Windows PC based contract management software solution, with systems hosted on Microsoft Internet Technologies, utilising Windows Servers, .NET technologies and Microsoft’s MS SQL Server Database to store and retrieve data faster and more reliably.
  • Security features include dedicated firewalls, monitored ports, monitored logs, backups, failover facilities, private web, private databases and server scans; all with username and password authentication.
  • Contract Insight Enterprise can be either installed on your company’s servers or hosted as a Cloud-based SaaS solution. On-site help is available from our team, or you can allow Four Business Solutions to manage the solution via our cloud deployment.

If you’d like a free trial to understand how Contract Insight can boost your business, please call John O’Brien, on 0800 6250 025.