Service Agreement templates such as Contractor Agreements and other template Services Agreements such as those listed below are commonly used as contracts when the time, effort and/or expertise of a person are engaged by a business or individual. These include the services of a contractor, consultant or agent which may be on an ongoing or one-off basis. For example, Service Contracts may provide for the provision of services from one company to another or the direct contracting of services.
A well-drafted Service Agreement template that represents the terms and conditions, obligations and expectations of both parties can avoid misunderstandings and provide an essential tool to build business relationships.
Contractor Terms of Service -The contractor terms of Service Agreement template is generally used on the back of the contractors invoice for the purpose of setting out the terms that the contractor will undertake. It is designed to try limit the liabilities of the contractor as well as to protect the contractor against the customer not paying there bill in a reasonable amount of time.
Agency Agreement - This Template Services Agreement is used to set out the terms in which the agent can act on behalf of the Company. An agency agreement will generally give someone or an entity the ability to act on behalf of another company for the purpose of selling their product/s. They will also generally make representations on behalf of the company.
Business Service and Management Agreement - is intended to separate the ownership of the business from its day to day management and to have employees in a separate company. Under this Template Services Agreement, the business would continue to be owned by the owner and operated by the Manager for the owner. The profit of the business would still remain with the owner. However the management of the business and the employment of all staff would be the responsibility of the Manager and the Manager receives an agreed fee for providing its service.
Consultancy Agreement - This service Agreement Template is used in particular when contracting for professional services, ie. when a Company is engaging another company's employee to consult for them or if in the case of a sole trader when the sole trader is providing consulting. This service agreement template includes intellectual property and confidential information as well as restraints of trade.
Contractor Agreement - The Contractor Agreements set out in clear the terms and services that will be performed, the standard of the services, the time period in which the services are to be completed and the terms of payment for receiving those services.