Frequently Asked Questions
A freelancer is not an organization’s employee. He or she is often a professional providing services that fall within the parameters of their task.
The policies of the organisation governing employment, such as leave, attendance, and working conditions, must be followed by an employee. In the case of a freelancer, this is not the case.
A Freelancer Agreement clarifies for both parties—the employer and the freelancer—the precise requirements of the project, the payment schedule, the deadlines for completing the work, the method of termination, and other crucial conditions.
With such clarity, problems between the parties are less likely to arise, and in the event that they do, the Freelancer Agreement serves as proof of the mutually agreed-upon arrangement.
No, it is not required.
It is nevertheless crucial to enter into such an agreement, even though there is no law that requires it, in order to give both parties clarity regarding the precise expectations of the job, compensation, deliverables, timelines, termination mechanism, among other crucial terms. Such clarity aids in preventing disagreements between the parties, and in the event that one arises, the Freelancer Agreement serves as proof of the mutually agreed-upon work arrangement.