You may also require they have insurance and you should verify these details with your contractor.
Using a Contractor’s Agreement
When hiring a contractor, it is important that both you and the contractor have a clear set of boundaries and expectations about the relationship and the work that is required.
A written agreement allows you to set out the terms of your relationship and describe the precise nature of the services to be provided.
It should be clearly drafted and easy to understand and should define the rights and obligations of the parties.
When preparing your contract, you should consider the following issues:-
Having the right documentation will help ensure your business has proactive systems and safeguards in place to maintain a smooth business relationship with your Contractors and minimise any disputes or misunderstandings.Download your own Professionally drafted Independent Contractor's Service Agreement Kit
If your contractor is a sole trader see our Independent Sole Trader Contractor Agreement.