Make use of a well written Independent Contractor Agreement
Hiring independent contractors can often help grow small businesses. You should however, be savvy about using Termination for Convenience Clauses in your contracts. In the event that you can no longer employ an independent contractor, you can serve this letter and make use of such a clause to terminate your standing agreement
Protect your business, by using official legal documents
It is not unheard of for past contractors to file lawsuits against their employers if they can show they were wronged by a breach of the agreement terms. You can minimize this risk by always using error-free, non-generic agreements that spare no details
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An Independent contractor is a person/ business who is contracted to perform work or provide services to another for compensation. Independent contractors do not work regularly for an employer but rather as and when they are required. Examples of independent contractors who may need an Independent Contractor Agreement include, freelance writers and website developers.
A comprehensive Independent Contractor Agreement provides for the terms of working between the freelance independent contractor and their client.
"In certain instances, an Independent Contractor / Sub-Contractor Agreement may have a clause in it which allows for the termination of the Agreement for any reason or no reason at all (termination for convenience)."
This termination letter allows for you to take advantage of the termination for convenience clause, and serve written notice to terminate the Independent Contractor / Sub-Contractor Agreement.
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