Registration – Limited Company






Proof of eligibility to work in the UK?
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Do you have a current driving licence?
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Do you have you own transport?
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Do you have any health issues or a relevant disability which may make it difficult for you to carry out functions which are essential for the role you are seeking?
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Have you ever been convicted of a criminal offence which is not spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974?
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Contracting through a limited company, means that all assignments will be subject to the below Limited Company Agreement.

Please confirm that you are a director of the above company
YesNo

The above-named company acknowledges receipt of and accepts the below Limited Company Contract.
YesNo

The above-named company elects to opt out under Regulation 32(9) of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.
YesNo

As the member of Contractor Staff initially performing the Contractor Services, I elect to opt out under Regulation 32(9) of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003
YesNo

CONTRACT FOR SERVICES
This agreement is made between:
(A) Padstone Recruitment Limited (Registered in England & Wales No. 10630279) of 27 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3DN (Company); and

(B) Limited Company name:
Company Registration number:

1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
1.1. In this agreement, the following definitions apply:
Assignment means the temporary project which the Contractor undertakes for the Client;
Assignment Schedule means the document confirming details of the Assignment, including any Special Conditions, which is issued to the Contractor by the Company;
AWR means the Agency Workers Regulations 2010;
Best Industry Practice means the skill, diligence, prudence, foresight and judgment which would be expected from a highly skilled and experienced Contractor engaged in the same type of undertaking under the same or similar circumstances, applying the best standards currently applied in their industry;
Client means the person, firm or corporate body (together with any holding, subsidiary or associated company) to which the Contractor is introduced or supplied;
Conduct Regulations means the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003;
Confidential Information means any and all confidential, commercial, financial, marketing, technical or other information of whatever nature relating to the Client or their business or affairs (including but not limited to all data, records, reports, agreements, software, programs, specifications, know-how, trade secrets and information) in any form or medium provided or disclosed to the Contractor in relation to the Assignment by the Client or by a third party on behalf of the Client whether before or after the date of this agreement;
Contractor Fees means the fees payable to the Contractor by the Company for the Contractor Services;
Contractor Services means the services carried out during an Assignment as specified in the Assignment Schedule;
Contractor Staff means the person supplied by the Contractor to perform the Contractor Services on behalf of the Contractor including, where applicable, any Substitute;
Data means personal data and special/sensitive personal data within the meaning of the Data Protection Legislation;
Data Protection Legislation means (i) the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, as amended or updated from time to time, in the UK and then (ii) any successor legislation to the GDPR or the Data Protection Act 2018;
Intellectual Property means all copyright, trademarks, database rights, design rights, patents and other intellectual property of any type existing anywhere in the world, whether capable of registration or not, together with any registration rights in the same where applicable;
ITEPA means the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003;
Losses means all losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses, claims (actual or threatened), fees (including legal fees) and charges;
Online Assessment means a completed assessment from the HMRC checking tool at https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax or in such other format as the Company may specify;
Opt Out means a written notice which has been given under Regulation 32(9) of the Conduct Regulations. Opted Out shall be interpreted accordingly;
Progress Report means a document, in a format specified by the Company, which details the Contractor Services which have been provided during the period stated on such document;
Public Authority means a public authority within the meaning of section 61L of ITEPA;
Public Sector Intermediaries Rules means section 61M of ITEPA;
Relevant Jurisdiction means the location in which the Contractor Services are performed;
Reporting Obligations means the Employment Intermediaries reporting obligations under s716B of ITEPA;
Restricted Period means the 6 month period following termination of the Assignment;
Special Conditions means any conditions specific to an Assignment as set out in the Assignment Schedule; and
Substitute means an alternative Contractor Staff or subcontractor appointed by the Contractor from time to time under clause 6.2.
1.2. A person includes a natural person, firm, corporate or unincorporated body (whether or not having a separate legal personality).
1.3. Any phrase introduced by the words including, include, in particular or any similar expression, shall be construed as illustrative and shall not limit the sense of the words preceding those words.
1.4. A reference to a statute or statutory provision is reference to such statute or statutory provision as amended or re-enacted. A reference to a statute or statutory provision includes any subordinate legislation made under that statute or statutory provision, as amended or re-enacted.
1.5. Where appropriate, a reference to the Client shall be deemed to include any customer or client of the Client for whom the Contractor performs the Contractor Services.
1.6. The headings contained in this agreement are for convenience only and do not affect the interpretation of any clause.

2. BASIS OF AGREEMENT
2.1. This agreement together with the Assignment Schedule constitutes the entire agreement between the Company and the Contractor for the provision of the Contractor Services to the exclusion of any alternative terms proposed by the Contractor. In the event of any conflict or inconsistency between the documents, the Assignment Schedule shall take priority.
2.2. If the Contractor has not signed this agreement or otherwise indicated its acceptance of the agreement in writing, the Contractor shall be deemed to have accepted this agreement by providing the Contractor Services or submitting a Progress Report to the Company, whichever occurs first.
2.3. This agreement shall apply to any Assignment which the Contractor performs from time to time unless it is replaced or varied in accordance with its terms.
2.4. No variation to this agreement shall be valid if made during an Assignment unless the details of such variation are agreed between the Company and the Contractor, are set out in writing and a copy of the varied agreement is given to the Contractor no later than 5 business days following the day on which the variation was made, stating the date on or after which such varied terms shall apply.
2.5. The Contractor shall not rely on any statement, promise or representation made or given by or on behalf of the Company which is not set out in this agreement.
2.6. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations, where applicable, the Company shall act as an Employment Business.

3. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PARTIES
3.1. The Company shall endeavour to identify potential Assignments within the construction and facilities management sector for the Contractor to perform from time to time but:
3.1.1. the Company is under no obligation to offer any Assignment to the Contractor; and
3.1.2. the Contractor is under no obligation to accept any Assignment which is offered by the Company.
3.2. The Company and the Contractor agree that:
3.2.1. each party is an independent business and there is no intention to create any partnership or joint venture between the parties;
3.2.2. the Contractor rather than the Company is responsible for paying any expenses, holiday pay, sick pay, pension contributions and other statutory payments to the Contractor Staff; and
3.2.3. there is no intention for any contractual or employment relationship to exist between the Company and the Contractor Staff or between the Client and the Contractor Staff at any time.
3.3. The Contractor may supply services to any third party at any time provided that this does not affect the provision of the Contractor Services, create a conflict of interest or otherwise put the Contractor in breach of this agreement.

4. CONTRACTOR’S WARRANTIES
4.1. The Contractor warrants to the Company that:
4.1.1. by entering into and performing its obligations under this agreement it will not breach any obligation which it owes to any third party;
4.1.2. the Contractor Staff has the necessary skills and qualifications to perform the Contractor Services;
4.1.3. all information provided by the Contractor and the Contractor Staff to the Company is and shall remain accurate and not misleading;
4.1.4. the Contractor Staff has declared and shall declare to the Company any unspent criminal convictions and, if the Assignment falls within the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975, any spent convictions;
4.1.5. where relevant, the Contractor Staff has accurately disclosed any security clearances that the Contractor Staff holds and shall update the Company if there are any relevant changes to such security clearances;
4.1.6. where relevant, the Contractor Staff has consented to the Company providing information about any security clearances to the Client and to any third party acting on behalf of the Client for the purpose of assessing their suitability, verifying their security clearances or applying for any additional security clearances which they may require to carry out the Assignment;
4.1.7. the Contractor Staff is legally entitled to work in the Relevant Jurisdiction and shall be throughout the term of any Assignment;
4.1.8. the Contractor Staff shall be permitted by the Contractor to take paid holiday in accordance with the Contractor Staff’s entitlement under the Working Time Regulations 1998 provided that this shall not affect the Contractor’s obligation to perform the Contractor Services;
4.1.9. all payments made by the Contractor to the Contractor Staff in respect of the Contractor Services shall be treated as employment income and subject to deductions for PAYE tax and National Insurance Contributions;
4.1.10. it shall account to HMRC or the appropriate tax authorities in the Relevant Jurisdiction for all taxes arising on the business activities of the Contractor or in respect of any payments made by the Contractor to the Contractor Staff;
4.1.11. its agreement with the Contractor Staff requires the Contractor Staff to comply with any relevant obligations in this agreement including, without limitation, any obligations in respect of confidentiality, data privacy and intellectual property;
4.1.12. it is not a managed service company within the meaning of Chapter 9 of Part 2 of ITEPA;
4.1.13. it is a private limited company, registered in England, Wales or Scotland, and in good standing with Companies House; and
4.1.14. the Contractor Staff shall not be deemed to be an agency worker within the meaning of the AWR unless clause 8.6 applies.
4.2. The Contractor acknowledges that the warranties given in this clause 4 are given on a continuing basis and the Contractor must notify the Company without delay if the Contractor is unable to confirm any of the warranties at any time.

5. CONTRACTOR’S OBLIGATIONS
5.1. The Contractor shall:
5.1.1. perform the Contractor Services in accordance with Best Industry Practice;
5.1.2. observe any relevant rules and regulations of the site where the Contractor Services are being performed, including but not limited to those relating to health and safety, site security and IT usage but only to the extent that they are applicable to an independent contractor and not so as to create any right of supervision, direction or control over the Contractor;
5.1.3. comply with all relevant legislation at all times and not do anything or permit anything to be done which would place the Client or the Company in breach of any legislation;
5.1.4. not at any time divulge to any person, nor use for its own benefit, any Confidential Information;
5.1.5. not engage in any conduct detrimental to the interests of the Company or the Client;
5.1.6. not discriminate against, harass or victimise any employee of the Company or the Client or any other person during the course of the Assignment;
5.1.7. ensure that the Contractor Staff does not hold themselves out to be an employee or worker of the Company or the Client;
5.1.8. not purport to bind the Company or the Client contractually without the express written consent of the Company or the Client as the case may be;
5.1.9. return, in good condition, upon termination of the Assignment or at any time upon demand any property or equipment belonging to the Client or the Company which is provided to the Contractor or to the Contractor Staff during the course of an Assignment; and
5.1.10. ensure that the Contractor Staff does nothing which would place the Contractor in breach of any obligation under this agreement.
5.2. The Contractor shall:
5.2.1. ensure that any computer equipment and software belonging to or licenced to the Contractor which is used for the Contractor Services is protected by up-to-date anti-virus protection;
5.2.2. not install any software onto any Client computer equipment or network without the consent of the Client; and
5.2.3. not download, install or introduce any computer virus, spyware or similar malware into any computer equipment or network belonging to the Company or the Client.
5.3. The Contractor shall notify the Company as soon as reasonably practicable if:
5.3.1. it becomes insolvent or it has applied to be struck off at Companies House;
5.3.2. the Contractor is unable to provide the Contractor Services during an Assignment for any reason;
5.3.3. the Contractor is aware of any reason why the Contractor or Contractor Staff are not suitable for an Assignment;
5.3.4. the Client expresses any intention to vary the nature, scope or location of the Assignment; or
5.3.5. the Client engages or expresses an intention to engage the Contractor or the Contractor Staff directly or indirectly.

6. OPTED OUT CONTRACTORS
6.1. The provisions of this clause 6 shall apply if the Contractor and Contractor Staff have Opted Out.
6.2. Subject to clause 6.3, the Contractor:
6.2.1. shall appoint a Substitute if any Contractor Staff is unable or unavailable to perform the Contractor Services and the Contractor:
6.2.1.1. Shall ensure that the Substitute has the relevant experience, training, qualifications, authorisations and necessary clearances to perform the Contractor Services;
6.2.1.2. shall be responsible for making any payments to the Substitute; and
6.2.1.3. shall remain responsible for the provision of the Contractor Services and for any act or omission of the Substitute.
6.2.2. the Contractor shall determine the manner in which to perform the Contractor Services.
6.2.3. the Contractor shall determine the times at which to perform the Contractor Services and the locations in which the Contractor Services are performed, subject to the reasonable operational requirements of the Client.
6.2.4. the Contractor shall provide at its own cost all such equipment, tools and training as is necessary for the performance of the Contractor Services, unless otherwise agreed with the Company.
6.3. Clauses 6.2 to 6.2.4 shall not apply where the Client has deemed the Assignment to fall within the Public Sector Intermediaries Rules.
6.4. If the Contractor and Contractor Staff have Opted Out, the Contractor shall not and shall procure that the Contractor Staff does not without the consent of the Company, supply services which are materially similar to the Contractor Services to the Client, directly or indirectly, within the Restricted Period.

7. PROVISION OF INFORMATION
7.1. The Contractor shall provide all such information as the Company shall require to:
7.1.1. comply with the Company’s Reporting Obligations within five Business Days of the Company requesting such information;
7.1.2. where applicable, show whether the Contractor operates inside or outside of the Public Sector Intermediaries Rules including, without limitation, an Online Assessment; and
7.1.3. make payment of the Contractor Fees where clause 8.6 applies including, without limitation, the Contractor Staff’s National Insurance number, tax code and last P45.
7.2. The Company shall:
7.2.1. issue an Assignment Schedule to the Contractor prior to commencement of an Assignment or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter; and
7.2.2. advise the Contractor of any relevant health and safety information relating to the Assignment which the Company receives from the Client and, if the Contractor and Contractor Staff have not Opted Out, any information specified in the Conduct Regulations.

8. INVOICING & PAYMENTS
8.1. At the end of each week of the Assignment or at such interval as may be agreed between the Contractor and the Company, the Contractor shall submit a Progress Report to the Company which has been approved by an authorised representative of the Client.
8.2. The approved Progress Report must be received by the Company together no later than 5pm on the Monday following the week to which it relates. The Contractor must also submit a corresponding invoice, unless the Contractor has entered into a self-billing agreement with the Company.
8.3. Following receipt of the Progress Report and, where relevant, the Contractor’s invoice, the Company shall within 14 days pay the Contractor Fees into a UK-based bank account in the name of the Contractor.
8.4. Subject to clause 8.10, the Company shall not pay any Contractor Fees to the Contractor in respect of any Progress Report which has not been approved by the Client.
8.5. The Company shall be under no obligation to pay the Contractor Fees in respect of any Progress Report which is submitted to the Company more than three months after the week to which it relates.
8.6. If the Client is a Public Authority and has determined that the Assignment falls within the Public Sector Intermediaries Rules:
8.6.1. the Company shall deduct from the Contractor Fees any PAYE tax and Employers and Employees National Insurance Contributions in respect of the Contractor Staff and remit the same to HMRC;
8.6.2. the Company shall deduct from the Contractor Fees any additional statutory charges or levies arising in relation to the deductions under clause 8.6.1 including, without limitation, the Apprenticeship Levy;
8.6.3. after making the relevant deductions under clauses 8.6.1 and 8.6.2, the Company shall remit the remaining balance to the Contractor;
8.6.4. the deduction of PAYE tax and National Insurance Contributions from the Contractor Fees shall not cause the Contractor Staff to be an employee or worker of the Company at any time and the Contractor Staff shall not therefore be entitled to any statutory or contractual right or benefit which would ordinarily be available to employees or workers of the Company including, without limitation, any right to SSP, SMP or to participate in the Company’ pension scheme; and
8.6.5. the Contractor Staff shall be an agency worker within the meaning of the AWR.
8.7. The Company shall not be obliged to pay the Contractor for any period in which the Contractor Services are not provided for any reason.
8.8. If expenses are payable to the Contractor in addition to the Contractor Fees, no such expenses shall be payable by the Company until:
8.8.1. the Client has agreed to such expenses in writing; and
8.8.2. the Contractor has submitted an invoice for such expenses, supported by suitable documents.
8.9. If the Client notifies the Company that it shall not pay for any part of the Contractor Services, the Contractor shall provide all such assistance as the Company shall require to investigate the Client’s reasons for non-payment and, subject to clause 8.10, the Company shall not be liable to pay for any part of the Contractor Services for which the Client is unwilling or unable to pay the Company.
8.10. If the Contractor and Contractor Staff have not Opted Out:
8.10.1. the Company shall accept a Progress Report from the Contractor which has not been approved by the Client but the payment of the relevant Contractor Fees may be delayed for a reasonable period while the Company seeks approval of such Progress Report from the Client or confirmation of the Contractor Services which were actually performed in the period specified on the Progress Report; and
8.10.2. the Company undertakes to pay the Contractor Fees irrespective of whether the Company expects to receive payment from the Client.
8.11. If any sum of money is owed to the Company by the Contractor for any reason including, without limitation, a prior overpayment, the Company may set off and deduct that sum from any amount due or which at any later time is due to the Contractor.

9. TERMINATION
9.1. The Assignment shall commence on the date set out in the Assignment Schedule and, subject to any notice provision within the Assignment Schedule, may be terminated by either party at any time and without liability.
9.2. Notwithstanding any notice provision within the Assignment Schedule, the Company may without notice and without liability terminate the Assignment at any time, where:
9.2.1. the Contractor has committed a serious or persistent breach of its obligations under this agreement, undergoes a change of control or becomes insolvent;
9.2.2. the Client notifies the Company of a serious issue with the Contractor’s performance of the Assignment;
9.2.3. the Company, acting reasonably, considers that it would be detrimental to the interests of the Contractor or the Client for the Assignment to continue; or
9.2.4. the agreement between the Client and the Company is terminated for any reason.
9.3. Any provision of this agreement that expressly or by implication is intended to come into or continue in force on or after termination of the Assignment shall remain in full force and effect.

10. CONFIDENTIALITY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & DATA PROTECTION
10.1. The Contractor shall and must ensure that the Contractor Staff shall:
10.1.1. not at any time whether during or after the Assignment, unless expressly authorised by the Client, disclose to any person or make use of any of the trade secrets or Confidential Information of the Client other than any information already in the public domain (but not any information which has been placed in the public domain by the Contractor in breach of confidentiality);
10.1.2. deliver up to the Client at the end of the Assignment all documents and other materials belonging to the Client which are in its possession including documents and other materials created by the Contractor during the Assignment;
10.1.3. not at any time make any copy, abstract, summary or précis of the whole or any part of any document or other material belonging to the Client except when required to do so in the course of the Assignment; and
10.1.4. enter into any supplementary confidentiality agreement or undertaking as may be reasonably requested by the Company or the Client from time to time.
10.2. Unless otherwise specified in the Assignment Schedule, all Intellectual Property arising out of or in connection with the Assignment shall belong to the Client and the Contractor shall ensure that:
10.2.1. the Contractor and the Contractor Staff enter into such documents as may be necessary, without delay and without charge, to formally assign to the Client any interests in any Intellectual Property which is created or discovered or which otherwise arises out of or in connection with the Assignment;
10.2.2. the Contractor will do everything and will procure that the Contractor Staff will do everything that the Client may reasonably require to vest the rights referred to in this clause in the Client or such third party as the Client specifies, whether before or after the termination of this agreement;
10.2.3. the Contractor discloses to the Client without delay any idea, method, invention, discovery, design, concept or other work made or created by the during the course of an Assignment; and
10.2.4. the Contractor Services do not breach the intellectual property rights of any third party.
10.3. For the avoidance of doubt, the Client shall retain ownership of all Intellectual Property of any nature in the documents, data and other materials provided to or provided by the Contractor in relation to an Assignment and the Client shall not be deemed to have granted the Contractor a licence to use the documents, data or other materials other than for the purposes of performing the relevant Assignment.
10.4. The Contractor irrevocably and unconditionally waives in favour of the Client all moral rights conferred on it by statute for any intellectual property, design or copyright work in which rights are or should be vested in the Client pursuant to this clause and the Contractor shall procure the same waiver from the Contractor Staff.
10.5. The Contractor shall indemnify the Client and the Company against any Losses arising out of or in connection with any allegation that any work or work product performed or delivered by the Contractor in connection with this agreement infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party.
10.6. The Contractor may have access to Data during an Assignment and, as a data processor within the meaning of the Data Protection Legislation, shall:
10.6.1. process such Data only on the written instructions of the Client;
10.6.2. where applicable, ensure that it has in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect against unauthorised or unlawful processing of Data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, Data, appropriate to the harm that might result from the unauthorised or unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction or damage and the nature of the data to be protected;
10.6.3. ensure that all Contractor Staffs who have access to and/or process Data are obliged to keep the Data confidential;
10.6.4. not transfer any Data outside of the European Economic Area without the prior written agreement of the Client;
10.6.5. assist the Client in responding to any request from an individual pursuant to the Data Protection Legislation;
10.6.6. notify the Client without undue delay on becoming aware of a breach of data security; and
10.6.7. delete or return, as requested by the Client, Data and copies thereof on termination of the Assignment.

11. BRIBERY & ANTI-CORRUPTION
11.1. The Contractor shall:
11.1.1. comply with all applicable laws, statutes, regulations and codes relating to anti-bribery and anti-corruption including but not limited to the Bribery Act 2010 (Relevant Requirements);
11.1.2. not engage in any activity, practice or conduct which would constitute an offence under sections 1, 2 or 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 if such activity, practice or conduct had been carried out in the UK;
11.1.3. comply with the Client’s Ethics and Anti-Bribery Policies as notified to the Contractor, in each case as may be updated from time to time (Relevant Policies);
11.1.4. have and shall maintain in place throughout the term of this agreement its own policies and procedures, including adequate procedures under the Bribery Act 2010, to ensure compliance with the Relevant Requirements, the Relevant Policies and clause 11.1.2, and will enforce them where appropriate; and
11.1.5. promptly report to the Company any request or demand for any undue financial or other advantage of any kind received by the Contractor in connection with the performance of this agreement or the Assignment.

12. COMPLIANCE INFORMATION
12.1. The Contractor shall provide without delay all such documents and information as may be requested by the Company in relation to the engagement and payment of the Contractor Staff including, without limitation, any contract, right to work and identification check, payslip, remittance advice, RTI return, P11d, P87 and P60.
12.2. The Contractor warrants that each Contractor Staff has unconditionally agreed to the Contractor providing to the Company any documents and information relating to the Contractor Staff which the Company may require pursuant to this clause.
12.3. The Contractor must ensure that any documents and information which are sent by the Contractor to the Company electronically are encrypted or password protected.
12.4. The Company warrants that:
12.4.1. it shall process and retain all data, documents and information provided by the Contractor under this clause in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation; and
12.4.2. the Company shall not disclose any such data, documents or information to any third party other than the Client, their professional advisors and service providers or as required by law.

13. LIABILITY & INDEMNITY
13.1. The Contractor shall be liable for and shall indemnify the Company and the Client for any Losses suffered or incurred as a result of:
13.1.1. the Contractor’s breach of any obligation under this agreement, negligence or other tortious act and breach of statutory duty;
13.1.2. any defect in the Contractor Services and, if requested by the Client, the Contractor shall remedy any defect which is capable of remedy without delay in the Contractor’s own time and at the Contractor’s own expense;
13.1.3. any Contractor Staff bringing or threatening to bring a claim against the Company or the Client in the Employment Tribunal;
13.1.4. any Contractor Staff or third party bringing or threatening to bring a claim against the Company or the Client predicated upon there being a direct contractual relationship between the Contractor Staff and the Company or between the Contractor Staff and the Client; and
13.1.5. any claim, demand or assessment made by HMRC (or an equivalent body) for income tax or National Insurance Contributions relating to any Contractor Staff.
13.2. Subject to clause 13.3, the aggregate liability of the Company to the Contractor in respect of any claim or series of claims arising out of or in connection with this agreement and whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise shall be limited to the Contractor Fees paid by the Company to the Contractor in the three month period immediately prior to such claim arising.
13.3. Nothing in this agreement should be construed as limiting or excluding the Company’s liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury arising from the Company’s negligence or for any other claim which may not be limited or excluded by law.

14. INSURANCE
14.1. The Contractor must, unless otherwise specified in the Assignment Schedule, maintain in force throughout the Assignment:
14.1.1. Employers’ Liability Insurance with cover of not less than £5,000,000 per claim, unless the Contractor is exempt under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969;
14.1.2. Public Liability Insurance with cover of not less than £2,000,000 per claim; and
14.1.3. Professional Indemnity Insurance with cover of not less than £1,000,000 per claim or such other cover as may be specified in the Special Conditions.
14.2. The Contractor must ensure that the Professional Indemnity Insurance policy referred to in clause 14.1.3 is maintained for a period of not less than six years following termination of this agreement.
14.3. The Contractor shall provide copies of the insurance policy schedule to the Company and the Client on request, together with the receipt for payment of the annual premiums.

15. GENERAL PROVISIONS
15.1. The Contractor shall not assign any of its rights under this agreement without the written consent of the Company.
15.2. If any provision in this agreement is determined by a competent authority to be unenforceable to any extent, such provision shall, to that extent, be severed from the agreement, which shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
15.3. Subject to clause 15.4, neither party intends for this agreement to be enforceable by any third party under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
15.4. The Client shall have the benefit of a third party right to enforce clauses 10, 11 and 13.1 directly against the Contractor.
15.5. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right or remedy under the agreement or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor preclude or restrict its further exercise. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall preclude or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
15.6. This agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with English law.
15.7. The parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales in respect of any dispute or claim arising between the parties in relation to the construction, interpretation or performance of the agreement.

Declaration:
I confirm that the information provided in this form and on my CV (if applicable) is accurate and understand that giving false or misleading information may give rise to civil or criminal liability. I will notify Padstone Recruitment without delay if any information becomes out of date or inaccurate.

I understand that Padstone Recruitment will retain and process my personal data and sensitive personal data in accordance with their Privacy Notice, which is available to view at www.padstonerecruitment.com/privacypolicy/

I authorise Padstone Recruitment to represent me in respect of potential opportunities in the construction sector. I will notify Padstone Recruitment without delay if I have previously applied for a position directly or through any other recruitment business. Once I have authorised Padstone Recruitment to submit my details for a position, I confirm that I will not apply for the same position directly or through any other recruitment business.

I understand that Padstone Recruitment is under no obligation to find an assignment for me and I am under no obligation to accept any offer of engagement. If I receive an offer of engagement through Padstone Recruitment, I acknowledge that I should make reasonable enquiries to ensure that the relevant position is suitable for my requirements.

I acknowledge receipt of and agree to the attached Contract for Services. I understand that this contract will apply to any assignment which I carry out for Padstone Recruitment unless I later choose to contract as a Limited Company Contractor or through an Intermediary Company.

I acknowledge that Padstone Recruitment will act as an Employment Business when providing temporary work-finding services to me and as an Employment Agency when providing permanent work-finding services.



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