Agreement Template / December 5, 2018 / Odessa Barron
A good form will have some empty lines to write specifics about the job role in case the basic agreement doesnt cover them. Another benefit is the clear reduction in legal liability that a business can achieve by using a simple employment agreement template. When you have clear requirements for both parties written in a signed document this eliminates a lot of the ambiguity and costs associated with lawyers and courts if you are ever sued by a current or former employee (or worse yet the employees union). As long as the agreement follows the law and the employee was competent at the time of signing most courts will honor its terms. This can get you out of a very expensive situation! On the other hand a detriment of using a pre-written template is that it may not handle more complex jobs or specific types of contract projects where there are a lot of detailed deliverables.
If the tenancy agreement is set but one or both of the parties do not agree on certain provisions in the tenancy agreement revisions are possible. In this scenario both parties should be extremely careful that proper wording is included especially if both parties have no education on law whatsoever. Putting down simple thoughts and compromised policies may not transcribe to proper legal wording. There are however straightforward alterations that both parties can change themselves. One example is the housing of pets in the property. Legally it is advised that any alterations done in the agreement should be signed or initialed by both parties as proof that they both agree to the alterations before the actual policy takes place. A tenancy agreement template is not universally perfect for everyone.
Obviously a basic form contract is unlikely to cover all the bases for things like international joint ventures multi-level sales agency relationships or insurance services. These are agreements where the costs of an attorney are justified. Another downside to using an employment agreement template is the potential for building inflexibility into your business. In particular employment law changes may invalidate or make an existing agreement out of date. If you use the same job template for hundreds of employees and the law changes you may need to go back and have them re-sign new contracts. This wont always benefit the company though it is a small risk to take to get the significant legal protections afforded by even the simplest of contracts.