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Independent Contractor Agreement


As your business goes from strength to strength it will be common for you to need to outsource work to a contractor or to hire a company or a person to bring in extra skills or expertise. This Independent Contractor Agreement can be used to hire an Independent contractor, supplier, or service provider. It sets out the essential terms of your working relationship. Commercial features such as the scope, milestones, timeframes, and payment can all be customised by you. Download now and complete instantly.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This Contractor Agreement allows you to insert the commercial features such as scope, milestones, timeframes, fees and payment in the “Details” section on the first page. The important legal Terms and Conditions then follow. The important legal terms and conditions that follow cover essential key concepts for your business including:

  • Any intellectual property rights developed by the service provider in the course of providing the services are owned by your business upon creation
  • A process to revisit the scope
  • Termination procedure
  • Liability
  • A right to have the confidential information of your business protected from misuse.

Any business looking to hire a contractor, supplier or service provider to complete a project.

If you are the service provider, this is not the right template for you. Please return to the Doc Shop.

This template should not be used to hire employees.

This Agreement is designed to be used by the party which is engaging the contractor. If you are providing the services, please select a different Cherrpicka agreement.

Contractor Agreement, Services Agreement, Freelancer agreement, or Consultancy agreement.

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