Terms & conditions: deadline Editing

  1. The Freelancer will provide service(s) as mutually agreed, confirmed in writing by the Client.
  2. The Freelancer confirms that she is self-employed, is responsible for her own income tax and will not claim benefits from the Client.
  3. The Client will reimburse the Freelancer for agreed reasonable expenses over and above usual expenses incurred in the process of editorial work.
  4. The Client will pay the Freelancer an agreed fee per hour for the editorial work.
  5. The Freelancer will include two passes of the Client’s work for the agreed fee.
  6. The completed work will be delivered on or before the date agreed, for the agreed fee, which will be based on the description of the work required and the brief, both supplied by the Client.
  7. If, however, on receipt of the item to be worked on or at an early stage, it becomes apparent that significantly more work is required than had been anticipated in the preliminary discussion/brief, the Freelancer may renegotiate the fee and/or the deadline. This may include a large number of Client changes which were not anticipated for the final pass.
  8. Similarly, if, during the term of the Freelancer’s work, additional tasks are requested by the Client, the Freelancer may renegotiate the fee and/or the deadline.
  9. For lengthy projects, the Freelancer may invoice periodically for completed stages.
  10. The nature and content of the work will be kept fully confidential and not made known to anyone other than the Client without prior written permission.
  11. The Client must send the Freelancer a ten page sample of her/his work in order for a realistic quote to be drawn up. This sample proofread will not be charged for by the Freelancer.
  12. Unless agreed otherwise at the outset, payment of 50% of the full fee is payable upfront on acceptance of the quote and terms and conditions sent by the Freelancer.
  13. Final payment must be made within 7 days of receipt of the Freelancer’s final invoice. This will be issued after the second pass.
  14. Either the Client or the Freelancer has the right to terminate a contract for services if there is a serious breach of its terms.
  15. The Freelancer takes no responsibility for any copyright issues and legal/slander disputes arising from the Client’s written work.
  16. The Freelancer may use the Client’s name in her/his promotional material.