Consultancy agreements

Consultancy is provided by a vast range of businesses, from large international companies to sole traders, and the advice given could be on any subject. Net Lawman consultancy agreements have been drawn to be suitable not only for different professions but also to cover different ways of doing business. Our documents can be used by consultants or their clients and can be tailored easily to favour the interests of either.

    Templates

    Consultancy contract: client version

    This consultancy contract is for use by any business looking to take on a consultant. There is great advantage in presenting your own contract, drawn to protect your interests. The contract is suitable for any size or type of consultant. Drawn for a corporate consultancy, you could edit to take on a one-man band. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. It is drawn to be acceptable to a consultant but strongly protects the client.

    Consultant contract: individual in any field

    This contract is for use by an individual consultant working with large or small clients on any work. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. Assists in establishing your status as a consultant for tax purposes. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultant.

    Consultant contract: individual in any field: short version

    This consultant contract is for use by an individual consultant working with large or small clients on any work. It is a short version drawn primarily to protect you, the consultant. It is intended for situations where your work or your clients make it difficult or inappropriate to propose a long form contract. Use too, when the consultancy work is likely to be continuous over a period of time but where you do not wish to be an employee. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultant.

    Corporate consultancy agreement

    This contract is for use by a corporate consultancy working with large or small clients on any work. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. Option for accountants or others working for bank client too. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultancy.

    Corporate IT consultancy agreement

    This IT contract is for use by a corporate IT consultancy working with large or small clients on any work with a substantial intellectual property, scientific or high technology content. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultancy. Provides full and binding legal provision in all the areas you need.

    IT consultant contract

    This contract is for use by an individual IT consultant working with large or small clients on any work. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. Assists in establishing your status as a consultant for tax purposes. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultant.

    IT consultancy contract: client version

    This IT consultancy contract is for use by any business looking to take on an IT consultant. There is great advantage in presenting your own contract, drawn to protect your interests. The contract is suitable for any size or type of consultant. Drawn for a corporate consultancy, you could edit to take on a one-man band. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. It is drawn to be acceptable to a consultant but strongly protects the client. Provides full and binding legal provision in all the areas you need.

    HR consultant contract

    This contract is for use by an individual HR consultant working with large or small clients on any work related to human resources management. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. Assists in establishing your status as a consultant for tax purposes. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultant. Provides full and binding legal provision in all the areas you need.

    Corporate HR consultancy agreement

    This HR contract is for use by a corporate HR consultancy working with large or small clients on any work related to recruitment, employment or personnel issues. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple or continuing assignments. It is drawn to be acceptable to a client but strongly protects the consultancy. Provides full and binding legal provision in all the areas you need.

    Subcontractor consulting agreement

    This agreement is for use by any business looking to sub-contract consultancy work. The agreement is drawn assuming you are sub-contracting to an individual, but you can edit easily to take on a company. Use it for a one-off assignment or for a consultant you wish to use repeatedly or continuously. It is an umbrella version suitable for either a single instruction, or for multiple assignments.

    Inter group company consulting agreement

    This inters group company consultancy contract is for use by a group of companies wishing lawfully to allocate the cost of consultancy work to the appropriate group member. It can be used to formalise an existing arrangement, allocate expenses where they should fall, or to separate out the affairs of a subsidiary in preparation for its sale or the introduction of a third party shareholder. The nature of the consultancy work is not material.

    Website terms and conditions: consultancy business

    Standard T&C for a consultancy firm or professional services provider, where the service is ordered through your website but delivered offline. These terms are suitable for any fixed price, defined service, whether bought by consumers (such as preparation of a personal tax return) or by businesses (such as audit or advice). We include a choice of payment terms: single payment or fixed price or by quotation or subscription.

    Website terms: consultancy business; includes licence for supporting product or systems

    Terms for a consultancy firm or professional services provider, where the service is ordered through your website but delivered offline. Additionally, this template includes a license for use of systems or know-how that are provided the service, and strong intellectual property protection. For example, you might provide DVDs or manuals that you have written that support the personalised service that is your primary product.

    Website terms: consultancy business; includes terms of sale for supporting product or systems

    Terms for a consultancy firm or professional services provider, where the service is ordered through your website but delivered offline. Additionally, this template includes terms for providers that sells supporting products or systems with the service. For example, you might provide personal training advice and sell products to use for training outside of consultation sessions.

    Confidentiality agreement: supplier; contractor or consultant

    This confidentiality agreement (non-disclosure agreement or NDA) is for use where a supplier may find out sensitive information in the course of providing the goods or services. Learning the information may be necessary for the task, or you may just be concerned that private information might be disclosed inadvertently. Using this agreement is also an excellent way to remind suppliers of their responsibilities to maintain client confidentiality.

    No poaching agreement

    Simple agreement to ensure that high level staff, contractors, business associates and other third parties do not poach your staff to work on projects unassociated with yours.

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