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CONTRACT FOR SELF-EMPLOYED or
1. DETAILS OF PARTIES
THIS AGREEMENT is made on Enter Date here
Enter your organisation name and address here (hereinafter referred to as “the
Enter the name and address of the freelance teacher here (hereinafter referred to as “the
Here you must fill in the full date of the agreement, then the name and address of your organisation and the
name and address of the self-employed/ freelance consultant.
To save having to write the details of your organisation’s name and the self-employed / freelance person’s
name out in full in the rest of the document, this sentence also says that they will in future be referred to as
“the organisation” and “the freelancer”. Instead of “freelancer” you could say “consultant” or “contractor”.
The same term must be used throughout the contract.
2. NATURE OF WORK
The following work will be carried out by the freelancer on behalf of the organisation:
Give details of the role or service to be provided by the freelancer with details also of any specific hours or
number of days that the work will last for, and any specific tasks to be undertaken.
You may also want to refer to another document with these details that can be attached to the contract.
However these details should not describe a post or job description in case this can be interpreted as
employment rather than providing a service.
The work will be carried out by the named freelancer appointed, who may not sub-contract work to
someone else without the agreement of the organisation.
It is normal for a self-employed person to be able to make decisions about how the work is to be undertaken.
The organisation will not have the same amount of control over how the work is done as they would over an
Unless you include this clause, the self-employed person could, if they wish, send someone else to
undertake the work in their place.
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