Please read these Terms and Conditions. They are intended to avoid misunderstandings, and provide clarification in the unlikely event of a dispute. If you hire me to write for you, you confirm that you have read and agree to them.

1) Confirmation of a project
Before I start a project, I require your written confirmation that you are commissioning me to write for you, and of the agreed fee.

2) The contract
If you are hiring me to work for you on behalf of any organization, company or group of individuals other than yourself alone, you confirm that you are authorised to hire me on their behalf.

If you hire me on behalf of a marketing agency to work for the agency on a project for one of your clients, a contract will exist only between me and the agency, and not between me and the agency's client.

You agree to indemnify me against any claim for compensation or damages brought about as a direct or indirect consequence of the work I do for you and/or your organisation.

3) My fee
I prefer to charge a fixed fee to cover my services from start to finish.

Unless otherwise agreed, my fee includes attending your briefing (if deemed necessary), writing and submission of the first draft, discussion, evaluation and integration of up to two sets of revisions, submission of final draft.

However, please note that revisions based on a change in the project made after the first draft is submitted may incur an additional fee.

4) Your satisfaction
I want you to be totally happy with the work I do for you. (Indeed, the vast majority of my projects run very smoothly, and the majority of my clients come back for more work.)

However, writing is not an exact science. Judgment and assessment can be subjective. Misunderstandings can happen.

So if you see something you are not happy with, for any reason, please discuss it with me and I will do my utmost to resolve your concerns

However if you have given me what we both agree to be proper opportunity to address your concerns - based on a reasonable and collaborative working relationship, and a minimum of two further drafts - and you still consider that the work that I have submitted does not meet your brief, the contract between us will be cancelled, and no payment will be due.

This is entirely without prejudice, and no liability or admission of failure or inability to complete the contract on my part is implied.

In such circumstance, I will retain the copyright for everything that I have written or created for you, and you will undertake to make no use whatsoever of any material in any draft which I have prepared for you.

You also agree to absolve me of all responsibility for any loss of income or for any costs or damages suffered by you or by any third party as a result of any delay.

5) Payment terms
I will invoice you either following submission of the second set of amendments, or within 5 working days of submitting an earlier draft to you, if I have not received comments or amendments, under which circumstances, I will assume that you have accepted the copy as it stands.

Unless previously agreed otherwise, invoices will be sent electronically, and are payable within 30 days of receipt.

Under exceptional circumstances, I reserve the right to seek a proportion of the fee to be paid in advance of my starting work on your project. The balance will be due within 30 days of my final invoice.

6) Late Payment
I am a signatory to the UK Government's Better Payment Practice Code.

My invoice will be payable within 30 days of receipt. If payment is not received within this period, I reserve the right to charge interest in line with the amended late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act, incorporating European directive 2000/35/EC.

7) Cancellation
If a project is cancelled after written confirmation has been received, but before the first draft has been submitted a cancellation fee of 50% of the total agreed fee will be due.

If it is cancelled after the submission of the first draft, the agreed fee will be payable in full.

8) Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements
Whilst I am happy to sign whatever confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements you or your organization deem necessary, you agree to indemnify me against any action whatsoever by you or a third party, associated with the accidental disclosure or loss of this information.

9) Copyright
I will assign copyright of all materials that I write to you following full payment of all fees due.

I reserve the right to use selected extracts of my work for self-promotion or advertising purposes unless specifically forbidden to do so by a confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement.

If, as part of your brief to me, you include materials written by someone else, I will make every effort to ensure that I do not inadvertently breach their copyright. However, you confirm that you are authorized to send me the material for my use either as reference material or to form part of a new piece of work, and you indemnify me against any action arising, directly or indirectly, as a result of use of this content.

10) Errors and literals
I will do my utmost to ensure that all materials supplied to you are free of literal and spelling errors. However, you agree that you are responsible for final proofreading, and indemnify me against any costs arising from the appearance of such errors in any printed or published form.

While I make every attempt to make sure that my work complies with the law, it is your responsibility to submit all copy for legal review.

Justin Rogers

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Justin Rogers and Justin Rogers Copywriter are registered trading names of Acme ventures Ltd, Registered address: 48 St Leonards Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea, E. Sussex N40 1JB Company No. 04227194

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