"Agreement for Virtual Assistant Services"
Agreement for Virtual Assistant Services This agreement is made effective as of Date By and between: Client Title Company Address 1 Address 2 Email And Nicole Hammett (Consultant) PO Box 4543 Lake Haven NSW 2263 firstname.lastname@example.org In this agreement, the party who is contracting to receive services shall be referred to as “Client,” and the party who will be providing the services shall be referred to as “Consultant.” The Consultant has a substantial background in administrative assistance and is willing to provide services to the Client based on this background. The Client desires to have services provided by the Consultant. Therefore, the parties agree as follows: 1. Description of Services Beginning on <date> the Consultant will provide administration services to the Client. The Consultant shall provide the Services in a timely manner as required by the client unless otherwise agreed upon by both parties. Nicole Hammett Business Support Email: email@example.com Phone: +61 (0) 410 440 428 ABN: 57 584 494 828 Page 1 of 4 Company Name Client Initials ___ 2. Payment Terms The Consultant will provide services to the Client at the standard hourly rate of $34.00 per working hour. Invoices are generated on the last working day of every month, except for ad-hoc projects which will be invoiced on completion. Payment terms strictly fourteen (14) days. If requested, the Consultant will provide the Client with a balance of hours on a time sheet on a weekly basis. Payment terms may change if agreed upon and signed by both the Client and the Consultant. Additional hourly charges may apply for Time Critical or After Hours Support. The consultant will advise you prior to the commencement of work should additional charges apply. 3. Outstanding Invoices In the event that an invoice is outstanding the following charges will apply. The balances will be calculated as follows: 30 days late: The outstanding account balance including interest (calculated daily at 9.5% p.a.) plus an administration fee of 5%. 45 days late: All services will cease. The outstanding account balance including interest (calculated daily at 9.5% p.a.) plus an administration fee of 15%. 120 days late: All services will cease. The outstanding account balance including interest (calculated daily at 9.5% p.a.) plus an administration fee of 25%. In all cases the matter will be referred to a collections agent. 4. Reimbursement of Expenses The Consultant shall be entitled to reimbursement for the following out-of-pocket expenses, if the Client expressly authorizes the expenses ahead of time. These expenses will be included on the invoice. • Postage • Delivery/Shipping Fees • Copying • Printing and artwork • Project-related long-distance and international telephone calls • Other authorized expenses purchased solely for the Client 5. Termination of contract This agreement shall be effective until either party terminates the agreement by providing fourteen (14) days written notice to the other party. Nicole Hammett Business Support Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 (0) 410 440 428 ABN: 57 584 494 828 Page 2 of 4 Company Name Client Initials ___ 6. Relationship of Parties It is understood by both parties that the Consultant is an Independent Contractor and is not an Employee of the Client. The Client will not provide benefits, including PAYG taxation, superannuation, holiday pay, sick leave or any other Employee benefits for the Consultant. The Consultant is also responsible for their own taxes and other withholdings from their payments. 7. Confidentiality The Consultant recognizes that the Client has and will have the following proprietary information: • Products • Prices • Costs • Discounts • Future plans • Client database • Business affairs • Personal information Other information (collectively “Information”) which are valuable, special and unique assets of the Client. The Consultant agrees not to, at any time or in any manner, either directly or indirectly use any Information for Consultant’s own benefit, or divulge, disclose, or communicate in any manner any Information to any third party without the prior written consent of the Client. The Consultant will protect the Information and treat it as strictly confidential. A violation of this article shall be a material violation of this Agreement. See separate Confidentiality agreement provided. 8. Confidentiality After Termination The confidentiality provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect after the termination of this Agreement. See separate Confidentiality agreement provided. 9. Return of Records Upon termination of this Agreement, the Consultant shall deliver all records, notes, data, memoranda, models and equipment of any nature that are in the Consultant’s possession or under the Consultant’s control and that are the Client’s property or relate to the Client’s business. 10. Entire Agreement This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement, whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreement between the parties. Nicole Hammett Business Support Email: email@example.com Phone: +61 (0) 410 440 428 ABN: 57 584 494 828 Page 3 of 4 Company Name Client Initials ___ 11. Amendment This Agreement may be modified or amended if the amendment is made in writing and is signed by both parties. 12. Waiver of Contractual Right The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party’s right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Agreement. 13. Applicable Law This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of New South Wales. 14. Accountability Whilst all care will be taken to ensure all projects are error free, it is the Client’s responsibility to proof read each item before a job is completed. Should an error occur the Consultant will make every effort to rectify the issue. Nicole Hammett Business Support or the Consultant will not be held accountable. ____________________________ Client Signature ____________________________ Date ____________________________ Title Consultant Signature <date> __________ Date Virtual Assistant_________________ Title Nicole Hammett Business Support Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +61 (0) 410 440 428 ABN: 57 584 494 828 Page 4 of 4 Company Name Client Initials ___