I give events in various communities. I would like to know what form of contract or agreement I need to have in order to secure sponsors, people that will help set up (stage crew and the like) or perform? I want to guarantee when I give deposits for service/performance these people do not flake or not show up at all. I need to keep it simple because these are Church people; however, I need to have recource on no-shows!
Deposits down, contract signed with out clause (from the Artist) if no show.
you will need a simple contractor contract, as they are independent contractorsSAMPLE CAN BE FOUND:http://www.alllaw.com/forms/employment/independant_contractors_agr/Independent Contractor's Agreement This Independent Contractor's Agreement (Agreement) is entered into this ____ day of ______________, 20__, by and between ___________________________________________, a ___________________ corporation (Corporation), and _______________________________, an independent contractor (Contractor), in consideration of the mutual promises made herein, as follows:Term Of Agreement.This Agreement will become effective on the ______ day of _______________, 20__, and will continue in effect until:Services to be Performed by Contractor.Specific Services. Contractor agrees to:Method of Performing Services. Contractor will determine the method, details, and means of performing the above-described services.Employment of Assistants. Contractor may, at Contractor's own expense, employ such assistants as Contractor deems necessary to perform the services required of Contractor by this Agreement. Corporation may not control, direct, or supervise Contractor's assistants or employees in the performance of those services.Compensation.Flat Fee. In consideration for the services to be performed by Contractor, Corporation agrees to pay Contractor the sum of ________________________ dollars ($__________), upon completion of the work to be performed.Hourly Compensation. In consideration for the services to be performed by Contractor, Corporation agrees to pay to Contractor the sum of ________________ dollars ($_____) per hour. In no event, however, will the compensation paid to Contractor be less than _______________________ dollars ($_____), payable to Contractor on the ______ day of each month.Retainer. In consideration for the services to be performed by Contractor, Corporation agrees to pay Contractor the sum of ______________________ dollars ($__________) as a retainer at the time of execution of this Agreement. In addition to the retainer, Corporation agrees to pay monthly any and all reasonable and necessary expenses incurred by Contractor on behalf of Corporation in connection with the services performed by Contractor, payment for such expenses being made on the _____ day of each month.Duties of Contractor.Minimum Amount of Service. Contractor agrees to devote a minimum of _______ (__) hours per month to the performance of the above-described services. Contractor may represent, perform services for, and be employed by such additional clients, persons, or companies as Contractor, in Contractor's sole discretion, sees fit.Hours During Which Services May be Performed. Contractor agrees to perform the above-described services on Corporation's premises during Corporation's regular business hours.Tools and Instrumentalities. Contractor will supply all tools and instrumentalities required to perform the services under this Agreement.Workers' Compensation. Contractor agrees to provide workers' compensation insurance for Contractor's employees and agents and agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Corporation for any and all claims arising out of any injury, disability, or death of any of Contractor's employees or agents.Liability Insurance. Contractor agrees to maintain a policy of insurance in the minimum amount of _________________ Dollars ($__________) to cover any negligent acts committed by Contractor or Contractor's employees or agents during the performance of any duties under this Agreement. Contractor further agrees to hold Corporation free and harmless from any and all claims arising from any such negligent act or omission.Assignment. Neither this Agreement nor any duties or obligations under this Agreement may be assigned by Contractor without the prior written consent of Corporation.Obligations of Corporation.Cooperation of Corporation. Corporation agrees to comply with all reasonable requests of Contractor necessary to the performance of Contractor's duties under this Agreement.Place of Work. Corporation agrees to furnish space on Corporation's premises for use by Contractor while performing the above-described services.Assignment. Neither this Agreement nor any duties or obligations under this Agreement may be assigned by Corporation without the prior written consent of Contractor.Termination Of Agreement.Termination Upon Notice. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Agreement, either party hereto may terminate this Agreement at any time by giving ________ days written notice to the other party.General Provisions
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