Are you a business owner ready to bring in the reinforcements by expanding your team, or an independent contractor ready to offer your services to your ideal clients? This contract template is by far our most flexible contract template created for service providers, which honors the exchange of time, money, and expertise through open communication and clear expectations.
Make this new business relationship official and instill a level of confidence and peace of mind that only comes with a strong legal foundation.
This template was drafted to give you options to make it your own and serve your needs no matter the vision, now or in the future.
- Establish the length of time the independent contractor will complete services, and the form of compensation (by project, hourly, or monthly).
- Optional language to incorporate subsequent Statement of Works into the Independent Contractor Agreement for seamless expansion or modifications of the services over time.
- Grant the business owner ownership rights to the intellectual property (aka “content”) created by the Independent Contractor with optional language to grant the independent contractor the right to use the intellectual property in their portfolio in return.
- Optional language to credit the other when publishing in intellectual property on social media or any other platform.
- Optional language for Independent Contractor to report weekly or monthly status updates.
- Communication boundaries, that we all need it’s time to put in writing.
- Confidentiality so the business owner can share openly and honestly with the Independent Contractor.
- Establish the Independent Contractor is not an employee.
- Protections for the expiration or termination of services, including limitation for the virtual assistant to work with any customers or suppliers directly without approval from the business owner.
3 Easy Steps to be Legally Aligned
- Access your legal vault, the home of your contract template purchase (plus any of its updates).
- Watch the video tutorial and fill out your contract template in minutes, while gaining an understanding of what it all means. Because with knowledge comes confidence.
- Use the step-by-step checklist in our implementation guide. You’ll never have to wonder if you filled out the contract template correctly or second guess what’s next as you implement the contract seamlessly into your business.
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