This is a letter of appointment for a non-executive chairperson of a listed company, effective for financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2019, in accordance with the 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code. This letter expands on the sample non-executive director's appointment letter originally published by the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) on 15 December 2011.
A letter of appointment is a document that officially appoints someone to a position or role. This letter outlines the expectations and duties of the position. A letter of appointment may also outline the conditions of employment, such as salary, benefits, and start date.
Use this agreement when bringing an advisor on board to formalize variables such as job role and responsibilities, duration of contract and compensation. The agreement also sets forth certain key terms such as confidentiality and intellectual property.
This template is to be used the next time your company needs to set out terms with an individual (i.e. not to be used for agreements involving a personal service company as defined within IR35). It sets out the terms on which a contractor provides services to a client company, and is perfect for freelance software developers, marketing consultants, designers, PR/HR/recruitment consultants.
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