Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Engagement of Specialist Consultant

These Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”) shall govern the engagement of a specialist consultant (hereinafter referred to as the “Consultant”) by Digital Islands Business Services (hereinafter referred to as “Digital Islands”) for the provision of business advisory or training services. By engaging the Consultant’s services, Digital Islands agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions outlined herein.

By engaging the services of the Consultant, Digital Islands acknowledges and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.

  1. Scope of Services:
    • 1.1 The Consultant shall provide business advisory or training services to Digital Islands as agreed upon between both parties.
    • 1.2 The Consultant’s services may include, but are not limited to, advisory sessions, training sessions, and related activities required for the successful delivery of the agreed-upon services.
    • 1.3 As part of the one-to-one engagement, the Consultant shall provide Digital Islands with a short report summarising the support they have provided during the engagement. The report should include relevant information and recommendations.
  2. Payment:
    • 2.1 Digital Islands shall pay the Consultant an hourly rate of pay, as agreed upon between both parties.
    • 2.2 The agreed-upon hourly rate shall include all costs incurred by the Consultant, including preparation time, travel expenses, and any other incidental expenses directly related to the provision of services.
    • 2.3 Payments shall be made by Digital Islands to the Consultant upon receipt of a valid invoice issued by the Consultant after the completion of the service.
    • 2.4 All payments shall be made in the currency specified in the invoice.
  3. Responsibilities of Digital Islands:
    • 3.1 Digital Islands shall cooperate with the Consultant and provide any necessary information, resources, or access to facilities required for the provision of services.
    • 3.2 Digital Islands shall ensure that any necessary approvals, permissions, or licenses required for the Consultant to perform the services are obtained.
  4. Responsibilities of the Consultant:
    • 4.1 The Consultant shall perform the agreed-upon services with due care, skill, and diligence.
    • 4.2 The Consultant shall keep all information received from Digital Islands confidential, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing or as required by law.
  5. Duration and Termination:
    • 5.1 This Agreement shall commence on the date of engagement and shall continue until the completion of the agreed-upon services, unless terminated earlier in accordance with the provisions herein.
    • 5.2 Either party may terminate this Agreement by providing written notice to the other party if there is a material breach of the terms and conditions herein.
    • 5.3 Upon termination, Digital Islands shall pay the Consultant for all services rendered up to the date of termination as per the agreed-upon rates and invoicing terms.
  6. Intellectual Property:
    • 6.1 All intellectual property rights arising from the provision of services by the Consultant shall remain the property of the Consultant, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing.
  7. Limitation of Liability:
    • 7.1 The Consultant shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential, or incidental damages arising out of or in connection with the provision of services under this Agreement.
  8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction:
    • 8.1 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.
    • 8.2 Any disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  9. Entire Agreement:
    • 9.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Digital Islands and the Consultant, superseding any prior agreements or understandings, whether written or oral, relating to the subject matter herein.