If you are in the business of offering your professional services for a fee, you know that it takes more than a handshake to seal the deal. This is where the service contract comes in. It is the “bill of sale,” if you will, or agreement contract for the service sector.
If you are running a service company and need to streamline your transactions, you will want a contract template to help you get the necessary details down just right. Remember, the services you render and the terms you agreed with has to be legally binding. Download these free Microsoft Word .doc/.docx and PDF samples to steer you on the right course.
The service industry is a massive and still-growing sphere of people offering a wide range of invaluable service you can’t pin a unit price on, and this can have legal complications if not documented properly.
The service on commercial offer is also infinitely diverse—anything that needs to be done can be done by professionals. This is why there is an infinitely diverse range of service contracts to go with it, from the Maintenance Contract familiar in many industries to the less-familiar Lawn Service Contract (for those offering landscaping services).
To meet such diverse needs, we have tried to make this list as wide-ranging as possible, so that you can find something suited to your particular industry. Whether you are
you should be able to find something at least close to your circumstances.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? The Professional Service Contract Template is a safe and sure option to base your contract on.
Naturally, you would have to draft a contract form specifically tailored to your company and the service you provide. Download and use these templates as free, detailed, comprehensive guidelines to show you what details are pertinent in your line of work.
Note that usually only those companies that lease out their services require a service contract—this is why you don’t sign a contract in a salon with the in-house manicurist (normally, you will get a bill instead), but companies hiring an outside consultant will need to sign a Consulting Contract.
If you are similarly leasing out your services, remember to keep these fundamental details in your contract:
Other elements could be the agreed schedule of completion of the work and the time and mode of delivering payment.