Services Agreement

Why do you need one?

  • you need someone to provide services to your start-up; or
  • a start-up wants to engage your services

What does it cover?

This short, seven-page Services Agreement covers the main terms normally agreed between a start-up and a service provider in the UK.

It covers:

  • how payments and expenses will be paid 
  • rules governing any sub-contractors
  • ownership of intellectual property
  • confidentiality requirements
  • how the contract can be terminated

How to use this document:

Simply purchase and download the document (Word format), then insert some basic details where shown to complete it.


Disputes between clients and contractors are common - minimise your risk and put it in writing with a Services Agreement.
— David Bushby, General Manager
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