Originally Posted by grassygary
Thanks, that makes sense. My uncle had a nice route but he got really sick and had another guy take over. Unfortunately he was out so long the guy actually "took over" and took the accounts. How do you prevent that from happening?
You have to have them sign a contract for the work that includes a "no compete" clause. These are usually set up so that they cannot take on one of your customers for a set time period after they are no longer working as your subcontractor, usually two years.