Claudia Eggers August 27, 2021 Agreement
Placing personnel at a client company to perform IT services can be a great solution for everyone involved. Your people get work, you get income, and your client gets the service it needs without the expense of hiring a full-time employee. But before your contractors report for their first day on the job, be sure to protect both yourself and your client with a signed staffing and placement contract.
All commercial organizations need to protect their critical business related data so that any unauthorized person might not lay hands on such data. However, they might need to share some business related data with their service providers so that the service providers can do a part of their business on their behalf. For example, many big businesses outsource their customer care operations to a service provider. For smooth functioning of the business partnership, they may need to share information about various things with the service provider.
Owners of small businesses tend to be have more direct approaches than others. Some owners draw company contracts with lawyers and accountants, while some others tend to deal with all aspects directly. Suppose you own a small business and prefer handling it in the latter method, there are certain aspects that you must be prepared for. Among others, the most commonly overlooked aspect of the small business is the employment contract. This is not necessary if you have no plans of hiring employees. But if you do intend to hire employees, you will have to prepare an employment contract.
Contractors do not have the same need to withhold tax, pay retirement benefits, or the same rights in relation to redundancy pay and termination procedures so it is often much more convenient for employers to choose to use these types of workers as a replacement for an employment based model. Whatever the model of employment, it is often necessary to have an employment contract in writing to stipulate the desired relationship between the parties.