Trades business owners it's time to

Take control so you can get paid faster

Stop worrying about your cash flow, having to chase unpaid invoices and start getting paid faster.

Tradie Terms Sian Wingate

Tradies love my 1-to-1 Service

to get payment terms sorted

Take it from a Tradie Terms® Customer

Brad was starting out and keen to get protections in place so his plumbing business got off to the right start: getting paid.

Tradie Terms - the #1 solution for solid terms of trade & payment terms

Tradie Terms® was founded by former lawyer Sian Wingate to help trades business owners simplify their business quotes, use smarter invoice payment terms and have favourable terms of trade in place. It’s how plumbers, electricians, builders and other trade business owners understand the cash flow impact of payment terms, make their business legally sound & get paid faster.

We work with

trades business owners such as






As a trades business owner do you

Do you want to feel in control and confident in your business?

Riaan went from waiting weeks to be paid to getting his cash flow in top condition with our Set Smart Payment Terms™ coached one-to-one service

Our proven


has been created to help you...

Tradie Terms saves time

Get paid more often

Together we set payment terms to suit the stages of your projects and services. 

We work on when to invoice and identify if you can collect repeat monthly payments. 


Tradie Terms find financial freedom


We show you how to issue professional quotes and estimates that show you’ve set smart payment terms and have solid terms of trade in place.


We tailor what to include in your footer text and inside your quote descriptions. 

Tradie Terms get paid faster

control your cash flow

We build schedules of rates and assess when to add extra costs into your invoices.


We work on how to pass through hidden costs and cost increases to save your profit and your cashflow. 

What's the process for working with Tradie Terms®?

Getting started

We deliver our 1 to 1 service in four key steps. We do this because your time is precious and you need to be able to make simple but powerful changes in a short timeframe, without a single visit or call to a lawyer.

Our free, no-obligation, 15-minute chat is the best way to quickly figure out if our Get Paid Faster training can help you. Book your call here.

You’ll meet via Zoom with me, your Get Paid Faster expert.

I know your time is valuable, so I will send you a Questionnaire to complete in order to help us to make the most of your session.

During the session, you will be guided through a friendly Q&A on issues  noted from your questionnaire and how these can be solved in a simple and proven way.

We will take everything we’ve learned about your business and combine it with our proven method to produce your custom Tradie Terms Toolkit™, which has everything you need to implement what you’ve learned and start getting paid faster. This will include:

  • Terms of trade based on your expert session input
  • Quote & invoice templates ready to build into your invoicing software
  • Customer service email templates to deliver key information in a professional, targeted way
  • Contracting checklists to help you apply best practice
  • Personalised recommendations to help you to address the gaps and issues that cause your payment hassles across quoting, terms and customer service

You will also receive access to the Tradie Terms® Video Portal, which offers exclusive training videos and checklists on customer service and the nuts and bolts of your terms of trade.

After reflecting on the items in your Tradie Terms Toolkit™, you will have a 60-minute one-on-one Review Session with Sian to:

  • Get answers to any outstanding questions
  • Refine your recommendations
  • Troubleshoot your implementation issues

Are you ready to get paid faster?

Get in touch to schedule a free 15-minute chat and learn how my one to one service can help you and your business.

Tradie Terms

Start making profitable changes

How does it work?

My Set Smart Payment Terms™ training is practical and actionable in a no-fuss way. It’s made exclusively for tradies – there’s no frills, no lawyers, no offices, no hefty fees. Just my tried and tested methods, easy to use tools and on-demand help.

My Set Smart Payment Terms™ helps you target where your quoting, communication processes and systems need to improve so you can increase payment frequency, reduce queries from customers and shore up your terms of trade to get protected. 

This blended approach of legal expertise delivered inside an easy-to-follow, guided method is unique to Tradie Terms®.

I work with you to build your customised Tradie Terms Toolkit™.

This contains personalised recommendations of key changes to make from your one-on-one expert sessions with me, your custom terms of trade tailored to your needs, quote and invoice templates ready to load into your invoicing software, customer service email templates to be best-in-class and contracting checklists to help you easily implement the changes.

Tradies (and their bookkeepers) love the simplicity and professional feel of these kits.

You’ll get help in your one-on-one sessions from me directly. From decades working with utilities and infrastructure companies, I’m fully clued up on how the trades work, and what your customer challenges are, all delivered in an approachable, no-fuss way.

Plus you’ll get access to my exclusive bonus video training inside the Tradie Terms® Video Portal.

This blend of one-on-one and on-demand video learning is the most popular part of our unique method according to my past customers.

Hello, I'm sian

When I created a contract management programme for a multimillion-dollar business so it could outsource $80m of infrastructure and contract work, I realised my knowledge could powerfully transform businesses. 

And when I started to tell my tradie friends about my methods, I found out they experienced the same issues faced by big corporations.

I kept meeting more and more tradies who were going round in circles with clients, chasing payments, feeling fed up with customers calling the shots on their payments and starting to think that getting paid on time, in-full and without hassles was nothing but a pipe dream.  

So I started Tradie Terms® to apply my extensive experience to help independent trades business owners, who don’t have access to costly lawyers and legal experts day to day.

Now, Tradie Terms® has a proven track record for helping tradies get paid faster with practical, actionable training.


The sharpest tradies in the game are applying my Set Smart Payment Terms™ training to get paid more often, create satisfied clients and regain control of their cash flow. Are you ready to join them?

What tradies say

You don’t have to take our word for it – check out what the trades business owners we have worked with have to say about the 1-to-1 service and how it has changed their business for the better.