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Need advice for long term contract

Have an opportunity for an annual contract, but I'm unsure of what clauses are absolutely essential.

Couple things I could think of so far is mentioning sick leaves / general leaves.

But apart from that I would welcome any advice on other things I should have in the contract.

Thanks !

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    Worth noting that AppSumo have a contract generation freebie at the moment. Just grabbed it myself: https://appsumo.com/approvemes-ultimate-contract-template-library/

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      super handy to have
      thanks !

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    Hi Moniet,

    Here are some points to consider:

    • Who owns the intellectual property rights of your work (your employer usually does).

    • Whether you can write about the work you do and include it in your portfolio.

    • When you're expected to invoice the employer (if required).

    • When you expect to be paid.

    • Whether the work must be done on-site or remotely.

    • How soon you're expected to respond to emails.

    • What mode of communication you can commit to for support etc, e.g. email, chat or phone.

    Those are just some general ones, but have a think about what your typical day would look like or how you'd like it to be, and check whether they're ok with what you are expecting.

    All the best!

    Farez

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      That's really helpful thanks @farez !
      Appreciate it.

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        You're welcome. Happy to answer any more freelancing-related questions here or on twitter.com/farez

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