Consultancy Agreement (Short) - Company
The data protection provisions in this document have been updated with reference to the UK GDPR.
This short form Consultancy Agreement (Short) - Company provides an agreement for a consulting company to provide consulting services for a company client, using one or more employees or contractors engaged by the consulting company.
With minor adjustments, this document may also be used where a consulting company intends to provide consulting services to an individual.
The agreement creates a legal relationship between the consulting company and the client company requiring services.
This template provides an agreement which can easily be used for simple and short term relationships.
Before adapting or using this form of agreement, it is recommended that you take professional advice about it which takes into account the content of the agreement and all of the circumstances, and considers any adverse legal or tax implications of using this form for the consulting company and/or the people engaged by it to provide the consulting services on its behalf. In particular, if the consulting company is an intermediary company, e.g. a personal service company (PSC), this should include considering the impact if any of the IR35 rules.
Where the consultant is instead a sole trader who is a self-employed individual, the alternative short form Self-Employed Consultant Agreement (Short) should be used.
This document is compliant with the relevant data protection law.
This Consultancy Agreement (Short) - Company contains the following Clauses:
1. Appointment of Consulting Company
2. Consulting Services#
3. Duration of the Agreement
4. Consulting Company’s Obligations
5. Fee (under 2.1)
6. Fee (under 2.2)
8. Late Payment
10. Confidential Information
12. Nature of Engagement etc
13. Engagement of Employees on Consulting Services
14. Status of Consulting Company and Employees, and Tax Indemnity
15. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
16. Data Protection and Data Processing
Schedule 1: Name/s of Employee/s
Schedule 2: Data Protection and Processing
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