CONTRACT FOR SERVICES
The Client has identified a need for expert help and assistance to carry out the Services specified in the Schedule attached to this Agreement.
The Supplier is in business as a provider of such Services and agrees to undertake the Services to the Client on the terms set out in this Agreement for Services and Schedule.
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Supplier agrees to provide the Services to the Client and within any agreed timetable of delivery or progress targets. This Agreement for Services will be for the period outlined in the Schedule.
The Supplier agrees to undertake the Services in a professional manner at all times and warrants that it has the necessary skills, experience, expertise and qualifications to carry out the Services including current membership of RCVS.
The Supplier warrants that it is suitably trained to carry out the Services, holds current membership of RCVS and that the cost of any training necessary has been/will be met by the Supplier. No CPD will be provided by the client and the supplier must ensure that the skills required are up-to-date.
If the Supplier is unable to provide the Services due to illness or injury, he shall advise the Client of that fact as soon as reasonably practicable and of the identity of any substitute appointed as per clause 1.6. For the avoidance of doubt, no fee shall be payable in accordance with clause 2 in respect of any period during which the Services are not provided by the Supplier or any substitute.
The Client shall provide suitable tools and any equipment necessary to undertake the Services. The Supplier must be fully aware of and able to properly use the equipment necessary to undertake the Services.
The Client accepts that the Supplier is entitled to seek, apply for and accept contracts to supply services to other parties during the currency of this Agreement.
The Supplier agrees to rectify forthwith any defective work notified by the Client at its own expense. This also applies to work carried out by substitutes or
assistance. If the Supplier is unable for any reason to rectify any defective work notified by the Client the Client reserves the right to charge to the Supplier the costs of any necessary rectification.
The Client recognises that the Supplier undertakes the services in the capacity of professionals who will use their own initiative as to the manner in which the Services are provided. As such the Supplier will not be subject to the right of supervision, direction or control as to the manner in which it renders the Services.
The Supplier agrees to take all reasonable steps to safeguard the safety of all other persons who may be affected by its actions whilst undertaking the Services.
The Supplier specifically agrees to abide by any site regulations, Health and Safety regulations and security procedures that may be in force at the Client’s site or sites run by the Client.
The Supplier shall not have access to a company insured vehicle for their own private use. Use of the surgery ambulance is limited to periods of Out of Hours work, and must not be used for private mileage.
DURATION AND TERM
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PARTIES
This Agreement may not be varied, amended or modified unless agreed in writing between the parties.
THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
This Agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.
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