Who can use this contract?
Any individual, company or organisation wanting maintenance services can use this straightforward template Contract for Provision of Maintenance Services.
If you are a contractor providing maintenance services, we recommend you use our Maintenance Services Contract template, document B156
What is this contract for?
Fairly balanced, but gently biased in favour of the client, you can use the contract for maintenance of equipment, plant or buildings. A schedule will contain details of the precise services together with the fees and expenses.
What are the main issues?
Scope of services. You should clearly specify these to avoid problems related date. And include the frequency of services as well . Also, say whether the contractor provides a phone number for callout in an emergency.
Price and payment. There will normally be a regular monthly or quarterly retainer. The payment schedule will probably contain a list of daily or hourly rates for additional or out of hours services.
Standard of service. The contract will normally set a reasonable standard of services to be performed. And in some cases, this might be linked to particular qualifications or codes of practice.
Liability & Insurance. We recommend you include a clause giving the client an indemnity from the contractor for any loss or damage that they cause. And provide for the contractor to maintain insurance as an agreed level will normally be set out in the contract.
What detailed terms does the contract contain?
The main points cover:
- nature of services including emergencies
- standard of services
- unacceptable personnel
- spares and contractor liability
It’s appropriate for a small to medium-sized business that wants a standard form of maintenance contract.
For more information on each of these sections, see our Explanatory Notes which you will receive when you download the document from our website.
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When I download the document, can I change it and/or use it more than once?
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Contract Author – Giles Dixon
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