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If you're hiring a contractor, you'll want to use a Contractors Agreement to set the terms of the contract. This will help protect both parties and ensure that the work is carried out as agreed.

JCT Contractor / Consultancy Agreement (Public Sector)

This is a JCT Contractor / consultancy agreement (Public Sector), 2016 Edition (CA 2016), which is a legal document between a contractor and a consultant in the public sector.

What to watch out for

  • Make sure that the agreement complies with all relevant legislation, including any statutory requirements relating to the procurement process;
  • Check that the agreement sets out the scope of the work to be undertaken by the contractor or consultant, and that this is clear and achievable;
  • Ensure that the terms of the agreement are fair and reasonable, and that they protect the interests of the public sector body;
  • Make sure that the agreement includes appropriate provisions for payment, liability, insurance, and termination;
  • Ensure that the agreement is properly executed by all parties, and that it is entered into on a date that is no later than the commencement of the work.
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    Relevant Contract Types

    ✍️ Contractors agreement

    A contractors agreement is a binding legal contract between a contractor and their client that outlines the terms of the working relationship, including the scope of work, compensation, and confidentiality. The agreement protects both parties by clearly defining the expectations and responsibilities of each, and can help avoid disputes down the road.

    πŸ“„ Subcontractor agreement

    A subcontractor agreement is a contract between a general contractor and a subcontractor that outlines the scope of work, compensation, and other terms of the project. The agreement helps protect both parties by clearly defining their roles and responsibilities.

    πŸ§‘β€πŸ« Contractor / consultancy agreement

    A contractor / consultancy agreement is a contract between a company and an individual consultant or contractor. The agreement sets out the terms of the relationship between the parties, including the scope of work, the fees, the term of the agreement, and other important details. The agreement should protect the company's interests and ensure that the consultant or contractor performs their duties as agreed.

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