Contractual Provisions Surrounding an Arrangement & Transfer of Services

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 21 April 2015
Patricia Rooney
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We currently provide services to clients by way of an arms-length arrangement and have staff who regularly provide services to one particular client. The client is considering terminating that arrangement and either doing the work themselves, or possibly passing it to another contractor. What happens our staff, currently providing the services, in such circumstances?

Patricia Rooney of Tughans writes:

Firstly, I suggest you check the contract with your client to ascertain the termination rights and any particular contractual provisions surrounding such an arrangement.

Increasingly, contracts for the provision of services will include exit provisions stating what you must do if your contract

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This article is correct at 06/08/2015

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