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To avoid a contractual calamity, here are eight must-have clauses for your freelance contract, explained without the jargon.

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If the change to your contract of employment is forced on you without agreement, you may be able to make a claim at Employment Tribunal.

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In our first article for Locums we looked at the crucial element of employment ‘status’ - how you know what status you have?

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We take a look at the pro's and con's of subcontracting and how it can be utilised by freelancers who need a bit more help with projects.

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Laying out the details of the relationship with your client and what is expected from both parties, ensuring you are paid on time and in full.

Cracking the recruiter's code: what they say, and what they actually mean, image of recruiter talking to client | Crunch
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Recruiters aren't exactly renowned for their transparency. Decipher the jargon with this guide.

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Freelancers and contractors will generally have no legal right to reinstatement if their Client terminates or chooses not to renew their contract.

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We take a closer look at the clauses you should be considering, including Payment terms, kill fees, and substitution clauses.

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Partnership agreements protect your self-employed business if things go sour with clients. We explore what the benefits are and what you should do.

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A look at four bizarre occasions where not paying due attention to their own small print came back to haunt large businesses.

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