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Guideline  Template:  Independent  Contractor  Agreement  for  Personal  Trainers                 THE  PRINCIPAL     Insert  Entity  (Person  or...
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Guideline  Template:  Independent  Contractor  Agreement  for  Personal  Trainers      

 

     

  THE  PRINCIPAL     Insert  Entity  (Person  or  Company)  Name         AND      THE  INDEPENDENT  CONTRACTOR     Insert  Entity  (Person  or  Company)  Name  

 

     

       

AGREEMENT  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES         INSTRUCTIONS      

This  guideline  template  has  been  colour  coded  to  help  you  prepare  your  own  agreement.     All  writing  in  RED  is  instructional  and  should  be  deleted  once  you  have  completed  the  document     All  writing  in  BLUE  should  be  replaced  with  your  own  information/details/requirements.           IMPORTANT  NOTES:       This   is   a   template   agreement   which   has   been   prepared   to   assist   you   with   the   preparation   of   your   own   agreement  for  the  provision  of  personal  training  services  at  your   Anytime  Fitness®  centre.  It  is  supplied  to   you   as  a  general  guide  only   and  is  not   intended   to   address   your  specific   needs.  You   should  seek   your   own   legal  advice  with  respect  to  such  needs  and  particularly  with  respect  to  the  completion  of  the  Schedule.       The   Information   Owners   (defined   in   clause   1.1)   cannot   guarantee   that   the   material   in   the   document   is   accurate  or  up  to  date  and  are  not  responsible  for  any  errors  or  omissions.               This  agreement  is  the  copyright  of  the  Information  Owners.  You  are  only  authorised  to  use  this  for  the   purposes   of   the   personal   training   arm   of   your   Anytime   Fitness   business.   You   have   no   authorisation   to   use   this  for  any  other  purpose.    

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  THE  PRINCIPAL       Company) Name Insert Entity (Person or   AND      THE  INDEPENDENT  CONTRACTOR        

Insert Name of Employee      

       

AGREEMENT  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES          

           

 

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CONTENTS   CONTENTS  .......................................................................................................................................................................  2   DATE:  ...............................................................................................................................................................................  3   THE  PARTIES  ....................................................................................................................................................................  3   BACKGROUND  .................................................................................................................................................................  3   TERMS  ..............................................................................................................................................................................  3   1.  

DEFINITIONS  AND  INTERPRETATION  ________________________________________________________  3   1.1   Definitions  in  this  Agreement  .......................................................................................................................  3   1.2   Interpretation  ...............................................................................................................................................  5  

2.  

TERM  _________________________________________________________________________________  5  

3.  

PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES  ____________________________________________________________  5  

4.  

FEES  AND  EXPENSES  _____________________________________________________________________  6  

5.     CONFIDENTIALITY,  PRIVACY  AND  SURVEILLANCE  ______________________________________________  7   5.1   Confidentiality  ..............................................................................................................................................  7   5.2   Privacy  ..........................................................................................................................................................  7   5.3   Surveillance  ..................................................................................................................................................  7   6.  

INTELLECTUAL  PROPERTY  _________________________________________________________________  7   6.1   Acknowledgement  ........................................................................................................................................  7   6.2   Consents  .......................................................................................................................................................  8   6.3   General  .........................................................................................................................................................  8  

7.    

PERFORMANCE  OF  THE  PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES  _________________________________________  6  

8.    

HEALTH  AND  SAFETY   ____________________________________________________________________  8  

9.  

CONFLICTS  OF  INTEREST  AND  RESTRAINTS  ___________________________________________________  8  

10.    

INDEMNITY  ____________________________________________________________________________  9  

11.  

INSURANCES  __________________________________________________________________________  10  

12.    

TERMINATION  _________________________________________________________________________  10  

13.  

RELATIONSHIP   ________________________________________________________________________  10  

14.  

NOTICES   _____________________________________________________________________________  11  

15.     GENERAL  _____________________________________________________________________________  11   15.1     Amendment  ................................................................................................................................................  11   15.2     Assignment  .................................................................................................................................................  11   15.3     Counterparts  ...............................................................................................................................................  11   15.4     Entire  Agreement  .......................................................................................................................................  11   15.5     Governing  Law  ............................................................................................................................................  11   15.6     Set  Off  .........................................................................................................................................................  11   15.7   Severance  ...................................................................................................................................................  11   15.8     Waiver  ........................................................................................................................................................  11   16.  

YOUR  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT   _____________________________________________________________  12  

SIGNING  PAGE  ...............................................................................................................................................................  13   SCHEDULE  ......................................................................................................................................................................  14  

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AGREEMENT  FOR  THE  PROVISION  OF  PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES     DATE:      

 

 

        DATE INSERT

THE  PARTIES    

  THE  PRINCIPAL:             THE  CONTRACTOR:  

The  PERSON  OR  PARTY  SPECIFIED  ON  THE  COVER  PAGE  AND  IN  ITEM  1  OF  THE   SCHEDULE  AS  THE  PRINCIPAL  (“we”,  “us”  “our”)     AND     THE  PERSON  SPECIFIED  ON  THE  COVER  PAGE  AND  IN  ITEM  2  OF  THE  SCHEDULE   AS  THE  CONTRACTOR  (“you”,  “your”)      

 

BACKGROUND     A.   B.

C.

We  operate  an  Anytime  Fitness®  fitness  club  business  in  Australia  under  a  franchise  agreement  with   the  Franchisor.       We  wish  to  engage  you,  and  you  have  agreed,  to  provide  the  Personal  Training  Services  under  the   terms  of  this  Agreement.         This   Agreement   revokes   and   replaces   any   prior   written,   verbal   or   implied   agreement   or   arrangement  (if  any)  between  you  and  us  relating  to  your  supply  of  any  services  to  us.    

 

TERMS     1.   1.1  

DEFINITIONS  AND  INTERPRETATION       Definitions  in  this  Agreement       In  this  Agreement  (unless  the  context  requires  otherwise),  the  following  definitions  apply:      

  Term     Agreement     Billing  Period       Club       Commencement  Date   Confidential  Information  

End  Date  

Meaning       this  Agreement  for  the  provision  of  Personal  Training  Services.         The  period  set  out  in  Item  10.     the  Anytime  Fitness  club  or  clubs  set  out  in  Item  9.       the  date  set  out  in  Item  3.       confidential   and   proprietary   information,   method   of   operation   and   trade   secret   information   belonging   to   one   or   more   of   the   Information   Owners   relating   to   the   Anytime   Fitness   business,   methods,   systems,   intellectual   property,   strategies,   programs,   products,   services,   suppliers,   franchisees,   Members   or   prospective   Members   which   is,   or   might   reasonably   be   considered   by   the   Relevant   Information   Owner   to   be   confidential.     the  date  set  out  in  Item  4.     Page  |  3    

Fitness  Faktor    

Fees     Franchisor    

Fitness   Faktor   Pty   Ltd,   ACN   164   453   150,   of   Ground   Floor,   71   Longueville   Road,   who   is   a   preferred   supplier   of   the  Franchisor   and   who   has   entered   into   an   agreement   with   us   with   respect   to  the  provision  of  certain  personal  training  services.             the  fees  set  out  in  Item  7.  

Anytime   Australia,   ACN   131   035   491   of   Ground   Floor,   71   Longueville  Road,  Lane  Cove,  NSW  2066.         GST   a  goods  and  services  or  similar  value  added  tax.       Incentive     the  incentive  set  out  in  Item  8.     Indemnified  Parties     collectively   includes   Anytime   Fitness   LLC,   of   Minnesota   USA,   the  Franchisor,  Fitness  Faktor  and  us.             Information  Owners   collectively   includes   Anytime   Fitness   LLC,   of   Minnesota   USA,   the  Franchisor,  Fitness  Faktor  and  us.           Inventions   Includes  any  inventions,  discoveries  or  novel  designs.       Item     an  item  of  the  Schedule.       Key  Performance  Indicators   measurable   and   objective   indicators   of   performance   (KPIs)   reasonably  agreed  between  you  and  us.       Key  Persons     the   person   or   persons   set   out   in  Item     5     or   such   other   persons   who   are   suitably   qualified   to   perform   the   Personal   Training   Services  and  who  we  have  approved  to  perform  the   Personal   Training  Services.       Liability     includes   any   liability,   cost,   claim,   damage,   loss   or   expense   (including  any  legal  costs  on  a  full  indemnity  basis).           Member     an  Anytime  Fitness  club  member.     Notice   any  notice,  demand,  consent  or  other  communication  given  or   made  under  this  Agreement  which  must  be  in  writing.       Payment  Terms       the  terms  set  out  in  Item  11.       Personal  Training  Services     the  services  set  out  in  Item  6.         Personal  Information     has   the   same   meaning   as   that   given   to   the   term   under   the   Privacy  Act.     Privacy  Act     the  Privacy  Act  1988  (Cth).       Privacy  Statement     the   Anytime   Fitness   privacy   statement   available   at   http://www.anytimefitness.com.au/privacy.         Relevant  Information   the   Information   Owner   who   owns   the   specific   Confidential   Owner     Information.       Restraint  Area   the  restraint  area  set  out  in  Item  13.   Page  |  4    

Restraint  Period   Schedule  

  Special  Conditions     Specified  Insurances   Term    

Works         1.2  

Interpretation  

   

In  this  Agreement:    

  the  restraint  period  set  out  in  Item  14.     the  Schedule  to  this  Contract  which  may  be  amended,  updated   or  replaced  from  time  to  time  by  agreement  between  you  and   us.     any   special   conditions   of   your   engagement   which   (if   applicable)  are  set  out  in  Item  15.     the  insurances  set  out  in  Item  12.     The   period   commencing   on   the   Commencement   Date   and   ending  on  the  End  Date.       all   works   and   other   subject   matter   in   which   copyright   exists   which   are   created   in   the   course   of   the   your   engagement   under   this  Agreement.    

(a)

headings  are  for  ease  of  reference  only  and  will  not  affect  interpretation;    

(b)   (c)

if  a  word  or  phrase  is  defined,  cognate  words  and  phrases  have  corresponding  definitions;  

(d)   (e)   (f)

the  singular  includes  the  plural  and  vice  versa;    

 

“$”  and  “dollars”  refer  to  Australian  dollars;    

 

  (g)   2.

references  to  this  Agreement  includes  any  attachments  and  schedules  to  it;   “includes”  or  “including”  means  includes  (without  limitation)  or  including  (without   limitation);  and       “writing”  includes  any  mode  of  representation  or  reproducing  words  in  tangible  and   permanently  visible  form  and  includes  email  or  facsimile  transmission.        

TERM  

  This  Agreement  commences  on  the  Commencement  Date  and  continues  for  the  Term  unless  it  is   terminated  earlier  in  accordance  with  this  Agreement.     3.   3.1       3.2  

PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES   We  engage  you  to  perform  the  Personal  Training  Services.     The  Personal  Training  Services  must  be  performed:       (a) in  accordance  with  the  terms  of  this  Agreement  or  any  reasonable  direction  from  us;     from  Fitness  Faktor  or  from  the  Franchisor;    

    (b)

at  the  Club;  and    

(c)

by  the  Key  Person(s).            

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3.3     3.4  

4.   4.1     4.2     4.3     4.4  

Each  Key  Person  must  be  registered  as  a  fitness  professional  with  Fitness  Australia  Limited,  the   national  health  and  fitness  industry  association  of  Australia.       You  may  sub-­‐contract  the  performance  of  a  part  of  the  Personal  Training  Services  but  only  with   our  prior  written  consent  (which  we  will  not  unreasonably  withhold).    You  may  not  sub-­‐contract   all  the  Personal  Training  Services.    

  FEES  AND  EXPENSES     We  will  pay  you  the  Fees  in  consideration  for  supplying  the  Personal  Training  Services.       At  the  end  of  each  Billing  Period  you  will  issue  us  with  an  invoice  detailing  the  Fees  payable  on   account  of  the  Personal  Training  Services  you  supply  during  that  Billing  Period.     We  will  pay  each  invoice  within  our  Payment  Terms  provided  the  invoice  is  error  free.  Any  invoice   that  contains  an  error  must  be  corrected  to  our  satisfaction  and  re-­‐issued  before  we  will  pay  it.     We  will  also  reimburse  any  expense  you  reasonably  incur  in  performing  the  Personal  Training   Services  subject  to  the  following:    

  (a)   (b)   (c)   4.5.    

you  provide  us  with  evidence  that  the  expense  has  been  incurred;     you  follow  our  reasonable  and  relevant  procedures  with  respect  to  expense   reimbursement;     you  obtain  our  approval  before  you  incur  any  expense  or  the  expense  is  one  we  would   reasonably  expect  you  to  incur.    

If  a  GST  is  imposed  on  any  supply  under  this  Agreement,  the  amount  payable  for  that  supply  will   be  increased  by  the  amount  of  that  GST  subject  to  the  issue  of  a  GST  tax  invoice  or  any  other   things  required  by  GST  related  laws.    

 

5.    

PERFORMANCE  OF  THE  PERSONAL  TRAINING  SERVICES  

5.1      

Throughout  the  Term,  you  will:       (a)

perform  the  Personal  Training  Services  diligently,  with  all  necessary  skill  and  care  and  in   accordance  with  proper  professional  standards;    

(b)

perform  the  Personal  Training  Services    expeditiously  and  in  accordance  with  the  dates   and  times  as  agreed  between  you  and  us;    

(c)

faithfully  carry  out  your  obligations  under  this  Agreement    to  the  best  of  your  ability;    

(d)

observe  all  lawful  requests  made  by  any  person  authorised  by  us,  by  Fitness  Faktor  or  by   the  Franchisor;  and    

(e)

ensure  you  follow  our  policies  and  procedures  as  notified  to  you  from  time  to  time.          

 

  5.2     5.3    

You  warrant  that  you  have  the  facilities  and  expertise  necessary  to  perform  the  Personal  Training   Services  in  the  manner  described  in  clause  5.1.     In  carrying  out  your  obligations  under  this  Agreement  you  agree  to  comply  with  all  applicable   laws  including  privacy  laws,  health  and  safety  laws,  anti-­‐discrimination  laws,  employment  laws,   competition  and  consumer  protection  laws  and  tax  laws.     Page  |  6    

 

6.    

CONFIDENTIALITY,  PRIVACY  AND  SURVEILLANCE      

6.1  

Confidentiality     During  your  engagement  you  will  be  given  access  to  Confidential  Information.     You  will,  both  during  your  engagement  and  as  for  so  long  as  the  Confidential  Information  remains   confidential  after  the  termination  or  expiry  of  this  Agreement:               (a) not  at  any  time,  either  directly  or  indirectly,  disclose  or  communicate  to  any  person  any   Confidential   Information   that   may   come   to   your   knowledge   during   or   in   the   course   of   your  engagement,  unless  expressly  authorised  by  us  or  required  by  law  or  a  court  order;  

  (b)

  (c)   (d)   6.2  

 

  6.3  

use   your   best   endeavours   to   prevent   disclosure   or   publication   of   the   Confidential   Information   if   that   disclosure   or   publication   is   not   authorised   by   the   Relevant   Information  Owner;       not  use  or  attempt  to  use  Confidential  Information  for  your  own  benefit  or  purposes;  and     not  use  or  attempt  to  use  the  Confidential  Information  in  any  manner  which  may  injure   or  cause  loss  or  harm  to  the  Information  Owners.            

Privacy   You  will  familiarise  yourself,  and  comply,  with  the  requirements  of  the  Privacy  Act,  any  applicable   state  laws  regarding  privacy,  and  our  privacy  policy,  when  dealing  with  Personal  Information  of   Members,  our  franchisees  and  other  persons.             You  acknowledge  that,  as  a  result  of  and  during  the  course  of  your  engagement,  we  may  obtain   Personal  Information  (including  health,  medical  and  other  sensitive  information)  about  you.  You   consent   to   us   obtaining   this   Personal   Information   and   further   consent   to   us   disclosing   the   information   to   other   parties   for   the   purposes   of   our   business,   and/or   otherwise   outlined   in   our   Privacy  Statement.   Surveillance         Computer   use,   including   internet   and   email   use,   may   be   subject   to   monitoring   through   the   use   of   software  in  accordance  with  our  applicable  policies.          

 

7.

INTELLECTUAL  PROPERTY    

7.1     Acknowledgement       You  acknowledge  and  agree  that:       (a) the   Information   Owners   own   all   intellectual   and   industrial   property   rights   in   the   Confidential   Information   and   any   modifications   and   enhancements   to   the   Confidential   Information;     (b) the   Information   Owners   own   any   Inventions   and   Works   which   are   created   by   you   during   and  in  the  course  of  your  engagement;       (c) the   Information   Owners   own   all   Inventions   and   Works   absolutely   and   without   further   payment  by  us  to  you  and,  to  the  extent  necessary,  you  irrevocably  assign  to  the  Relevant   Information  Owner  all  your  present  and  future  rights,  title  and  interests  (including  moral   rights)  in  and  to  all  Inventions  and  Works;  and     Page  |  7    

  (d)

7.2  

7.3  

you   will   disclose   to   us   or   the   Relevant   Information   Owner   all   the   details   of   any   Inventions  or  Works  created  by  you  during  your  engagement.    

    Consents   You  consent  to  Works  being  changed,  copied,  edited,  added  to,  taken  from,  adapted  or  translated   in  any  manner  or  context  by  us  or  on  our  behalf  for  any  purpose  related  to  the  Anytime  Fitness   business.       General       You  must,  both  during  and  following  your  engagement:       (a) do   all   such   acts   and   things   we   may   reasonably   request   to   secure   the   Relevant   Information  Owner’s  ownership  and  registration  rights  in  the  Inventions  and  Works  and   grant  to  the  Information  Owners  the  right  to  use  your  name  to  obtain  any  protection  of   the  Inventions  or  Works;  and           (b) not  engage  in  any  conduct  that  may  damage  the  intellectual  or  industrial  property  rights   of  the  Information  Owners.        

 

8.     8.1   8.2  

HEALTH  AND  SAFETY   You  will  comply  with  your  obligations  under  applicable  health  and  safety  laws.         You  will  comply  with  all  directions  and  instructions  from  us  regarding  health  and  safety  and  will   also  take  all  reasonable  steps  to  ensure  that,  in  the  performance  the  Personal  Training  Services,   you     (a) take  reasonable  care  for  your  health  and  safety;    

  (b)   (c)   (d)

take  reasonable  care  that  your  acts  and  omissions  do  not  adversely  affect  the  health  and   safety  of  others;   so  far  as  is  reasonably  practicable,  comply  with  all  lawful  instructions  given  requiring  your   compliance  with  health  and  safety  laws;  and   co-­‐operate  with  us  and  any  reasonable  policy  we  have  with  respect  to  health  and  safety   matters.        

9.  

CONFLICTS  OF  INTEREST  AND  RESTRAINTS    

9.1    

During  the  Term  you  must  not  do  anything  that  will  conflict  with  our  legitimate  business  interests   and/or  that  may  impair  your  ability  to  make  objective  and  fair  decisions  relating  to  your   performance  of  the  Personal  Training  Services,  including  that  you  must  not:    

  (a)   (b)

  (c)

provide  services  to  any  competitor  of  ours  without  our  consent;     have  an  outside  association  or  interest  that  is  incompatible  and/or  inconsistent  with  our   legitimate  business  interests  or  which  may  influence  or  prejudice  your  performance  of   the  Personal  Training  Services;       take  improper  advantage  of  your  relationship  with  us  for  the  purposes  of  benefiting   yourself  or  a  competitor  of  ours;    

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(d)

  (e)

9.2    

  9.3    

interfere  with,  disrupt  or  attempt  to  disrupt,  or  procure  or  solicit  anybody  else  to   interfere  with,  disrupt  or  attempt  to  disrupt,  the  relationship  (contractual  or  otherwise)   between  us  and  our  Members  or  our  prospective  Members;     induce,  encourage  or  solicit  any  of  our  employees,  contractors  or  agents  to  leave  our   employment  or  agency  or  to  cease  providing  services  to  us;  or  

  (f) induce,  encourage  or  solicit  a  Member  to  cease  their  Anytime  Fitness  membership.         During  the  Term  you  must  fully  disclose:       (a)     any  actual  or  perceived  conflicts  (whether  direct  or  indirect)  to  us;       (b)     any  business,  personal  or  financial  interest  which  may  influence  (or  may  appear  to   influence)  your  performance  of  the  Personal  Training  Services;  or       (c)     any  gifts,  offers  of  entertainment  or  benefits  from  third  parties  who  are  competitors  of   ours.     After  the  expiry  of  the  Term,  you  must  not  without  our  prior  written  consent  (which  consent  will   not  be  unreasonably  refused)  for  a  Restraint  Period  (directly  or  indirectly)  do  or  engage  in  any  of   the  following  in  the  Restraint  Area:    

  (a)

provide  services  to  any  competitor  of  ours  without  our  consent;      

(b)

induce,  encourage  or  solicit  any  of  our  employees,  contractors  or  agents  to  leave  our,  or   their,  employment  or  agency  or  to  cease  providing  services  to  us;    

(c)

interfere  with,  disrupt  or  attempt  to  disrupt,  or  procure  or  solicit  anybody  else  to   interfere  with  disrupt  or  attempt  to  disrupt  the  relationship  (contractual  or  otherwise)   between  us  and  any  of  our  Members  or  prospective  Members;  or    

(d)

induce,  encourage  or  solicit  a  Member  to  cease  their  Anytime  Fitness  membership.      

   

  9.4  

You  acknowledge  that  the  requirements  of  this  clause  9  are  reasonable  and  necessary  for  the   purposes  of  the  protection  of  the  Confidential  Information  and  our  legitimate  business  interests.    

 

10.    

INDEMNITY    

10.1    

You  indemnify  all  Indemnified  Parties  from  and  against  any  Liability  they  incur  which  arises  from,   or  in  connection  with,  any  of  the  following:    

  (a)

your  breach  of  this  Agreement;    

(b)

your  negligent  or  wrongful  performance  of  the  Personal  Training  Services  or  other   negligent  or  wrongful  act;    

 

  (c)   (d)   10.2    

your  failure  to  perform  the  Personal  Training  Services;  or     your  breach  of  any  law.  

Your  liability  under  clause  10.1  is  reduced  proportionately  to  the  extent  that  the  Liability  is   caused  or  contributed  by  the  negligent  or  wrongful  act  or  omission  of  an  Indemnified  Party.    

 

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11.  

 INSURANCES    

11.  1  

You  will  obtain  and  maintain  (for  as  long  as  needed)  all  necessary  insurances,  including  the   Specified  Insurances,  to  cover  your  obligations  under  this  Agreement.    

  11.2       11.3    

  12.     12.1       12.2  

You  will  give  us  evidence  of  the  Specified  Insurances  whenever  we  ask  you  to  do  this.     If  you  do  not  obtain  and  maintain  or  give  us  evidence  of  the  Specified  Insurances  when  we  ask   you  to  do  this,  we  may  (in  addition  to  anything  else  we  can  do  under  this  Agreement)  obtain  the   Specified  Insurances  and/or  evidence  of  it  ourselves  and  charge  you  for  all  premiums  or  costs  we   incur.    

TERMINATION     This  Agreement  may  be  terminated  at  any  time  with  our  mutual  consent.     Either  Party  may  terminate  this  Agreement  immediately  on  the  provision  of  written  Notice   where:    

  (a)     (b)

the  other  Party  breaches  a  term  of  this  Agreement  that  is  not  able  to  be  remedied;  or    

(c)

the  other  Party  convicts  a  criminal  offence;  or      

(d)

the  other  Party  commits  an  act  involving  fraud,  deceit  or  dishonesty.    

the  other  Party  becomes  bankrupt  or  insolvent;  or  

      12.3  

  12.4       12.5    

Either  Party  may  terminate  this  Agreement  if  the  other  Party  breaches  a  term  of  this  Agreement   which  can  be  remedied  but  is  not  remedied  within  seven  (7)  days  of  receiving  a  Notice  requiring   that  it  be  remedied.     This  Agreement  may  be  terminated  for  any  reason  by  either  Party  on  the  provision  of  at  least  two   (2)  weeks  written  Notice.     Termination  of  this  Agreement  for  whatever  reason  shall  be  without  prejudice  to  any  rights  or   obligations  that  have  accrued  or  are  owing  before  the  termination.    

 

13.  

RELATIONSHIP    

13.1    

You  acknowledge  and  agree  that:     (a)   (b)

  (c)   13.2  

in  providing  the  Personal  Training  Services,  you  act  as  an  independent  contractor  and  not   as  an  employee,  partner  or  agent  of  ours;   you  will  be  responsible  for  payment  of  income  tax  payable  on  the  Fees  and  all  other   amounts  paid  to  you  or  any  person  engaged  by  you  to  perform  the  Personal  Training   Services  under  this  Agreement  and  will  indemnify  us  against  any  liability  for  deduction  of     such  tax;   we  are  not  required  to  make  any  contributions  to  any  superannuation  fund  in  respect  of   your  supply  of  the  Personal  Training  Services  under  this  Agreement.    

You  also  acknowledge  that  you  have  no  authority  to  act  for  or  to  bind  us  in  any  manner   whatsoever  other  than  as  expressly  contemplated  by  this  Agreement.    

 

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14.  

NOTICES      

14.1   14.2    

Any  Notice  or  other  communication  under  this  Agreement  must  be  in  writing  and  in  English.     Notices  may  be  served  in  any  of  the  following  ways:     (a)

by  giving  it  to  the  person  personally;    

(b)

by  leaving  it  at  the  person’s  address;  or    

(c)

by  faxing  it  or  emailing  it  to  the  person.    

15.    

GENERAL    

15.1    

Amendment     This  Agreement  may  only  be  amended  in  writing  signed  by  you  and  us.    

  15.2    

Assignment     Neither  you  nor  we  may  assign  our  respective  rights  or  obligations  under  this  Agreement  without   the  prior  written  consent  of  the  other  Party.    

  15.3    

Counterparts     This  Agreement  may  consist  of  a  number  of  counterparts  and,  if  so,  the  counterparts  taken   together  constitute  one  and  the  same  instrument.    

  15.4    

Entire  Agreement     This  Agreement  constitutes  the  entire  agreement  between  you  and  us  with  respect  to  its  subject   matter  and  supersedes  all  prior  oral  or  written  representations  and  agreements.    

  15.5    

Governing  Law    

15.6    

This  Agreement  is  governed  by  the  laws  of  state  or  territory  in  which  the  Club  is  located  and  you   and  we  submit  to  the  jurisdiction  of  the  courts  of  this  state  or  territory  and  any  courts  which  may   hear  appeals  from  those  courts.       Set  Off     If  you  owe  us  any  money  or  owe  us  more  than  you  are  entitled  to  be  paid  by  us,  we  may  withhold   the  amount  of  the  debt  or  the  overpayment  from  amounts  otherwise  payable  to  you.    

  15.7  

Severance     If  any  provision  or  part  provision  of  this  Agreement  is  invalid  or  unenforceable,  such  provision   shall  be  deemed  deleted  but  only  to  the  extent  necessary  and  the  remaining  provisions  of  this   Agreement  shall  remain  in  full  force  and  effect.    

  15.8    

Waiver     A  waiver  by  either  you  or  us  of  any  provision  of  this  Agreement  does  not  constitute  a  waiver  of   any  succeeding  breach  of  the  same  or  any  other  provision.      

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16.    

YOUR  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT       You  acknowledge  that  you:    

 

(a)

have   been   advised   of   your   right   to   take   independent   advice   on   the   terms   of   this   Agreement;  

(b)

have  been  given  a  reasonable  opportunity  to  take  that  advice;      

(c)

have   read   the   terms   of   engagement   set   out   in   this   Agreement   and   understand   these   terms  and  their  implications;  and    

(d)

agree  to  be  bound  by  these  terms    of  engagement  as  an  independent  contractor.      

   

   

   

NEXT  PAGE  IS  THE  SIGNING  PAGE    -­‐  

 

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SIGNING  PAGE     Signed  on  behalf  of  the  Principal  in  the   )   presence  of:   )   )     .........................................................   Witness  signature  

 

.........................................................   Print  name  of  witness     .........................................................   Date           Signed   by   the   Independent   Contractor   in  the  presence  of:  

   

    ............................................................   Signature       ............................................................   Print  name          

   

   

)   )   )  

  .........................................................   Witness  signature     .........................................................   Print  name  of  witness     ........................................................   Date        

 

     

    ............................................................   Signature       ............................................................   Print  name            

 

 

 

 

   

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SCHEDULE   ITEM   NO     1  

ITEM  DESCRIPTION    

DETAILS    

Principal    

2  

Independent  Contractor       Commencement  Date     End  Date       Key  Persons       Personal  Training  Services      

     

3   4   5   6  

7  

Fees    

8  

Incentive      

9  

Club       Billing  Period       Payment  Terms       Specified  Insurances         Restraint  Area     Restraint  Period     Special  Conditions              

10   11   12  

13   14   15  

   

                                                                         

                   

_____        _____  

Initials  of  both  parties    

 

IMPORTANT: PLEASE NOTE THE INSTRUCTIONS/SUGGESTIONS ON THE NEXT PAGE

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Schedule  Completion  –  Notes:       1.

  Principal:  Insert  entity  (person  or  company)  name  as  specified  on  cover  page.    

 

2.

Independent  Contractor:  Insert  entity  (person  or  company)  name  as  specified  on  cover  page  and  also   insert  address.        

3.

Commencement  Date:  Insert  date  of  commencement  of  this  Agreement.  

4.

End  Date:    Insert  end  date.  If  ongoing,  state  “Ongoing”.           Key  Persons:  Insert  name  or  names  of  the  individual/s  who  will  be  providing  the  Personal  Training   Services.     Personal  Training  Services:  Provide  details.  If  there  is  insufficient  space,  state  “See  Attachment  X”  and   set   out   the   details   on   a   separate   page/document   headed   “Attachment   X”   (which   must   then   be   attached  to  this  document).      

5. 6.     7.

 

Fees:  Insert  the  agreed  fees  which  could,  for  example  include:        

• • •

a  specific  fee  for  each  PT  session  run;  or   a  combination  of  fee  and  commission;     a   commission   only   structure  –   for   example,   you   will   be   entitled   to   retain   50%   of   the   income   you   generate  from  the  Personal  Training  Services.    

 

The  fees  should  be  fair  and  should  reflect  at  least  what  the  trainer  would  earn  if  employed  under  the   Fitness  Industry  Modern  Award  -­‐  for  an  equal  number  of  hours  worked  (including  any  penalty  rates,   loadings,   allowances   etc.   Contact   the   Fair   Work   Ombudsman   for   further   information  -­‐   on   13   13   94   for   information  or  see  www.fairwork.gov.au.    

    8.

    9.  

If   there   is   insufficient   space,   state   “See   Attachment   X”   and   set   out   the   details   on   a   separate   page/document  headed  “Attachment  X”  (which  must  then  be  attached  to  this  document).       Incentive:  Insert  details  of  incentives  (if  any).  Otherwise  state  “Not  Applicable”.      

If   there   is   insufficient   space,   state   “See   Attachment   Y”   and   set   out   the   details   on   a   separate   page/document  headed  “Attachment  Y”  (which  must  then  be  attached  to  this  document).       Club:    Insert  the  club  name/s  and  address/es.    

10.

Billing  Period:  Inset  how  often  you  expect  to  be  billed  –  eg  “weekly”  “fortnightly”  or  “monthly”.  

11.

Payment  Terms:  Insert  your  terms,  for  example,  within  2  weeks  of  our  receipt  of  your  invoice.  

12.

Specified  Insurances:    Insert  insurances  required  including  professional  indemnity,  public  liability  and   workers  compensation  insurance.  

   

 

13.

Restraint   Area:   If   you   wish   to   include   restraints   make   sure   they   are   reasonable   and   necessary   to   protect   your   legitimate   interests.   Otherwise   they   will   not   be   enforceable   if   you   wish   to   try   to   enforce.   A  10  km  radius  of  your  club  may  be  reasonable  -­‐  there  is,  however,  no  guarantee  that  this  will  hold  up.   If  no  restraint  is  to  apply  state  “Not  Applicable”.              

14.

Restraint   Period:   See   above   note.   A   reasonable   restraint   period   may   be   somewhere   between   3-­‐6   months.   Again   there   is   no   guarantee   this   will   hold   up.   If   there   is   to   be   no   restraint   state   “Not   Applicable”.  

15.

Special  Conditions:  Insert  any  special  conditions  as  may  be  agreed.  Otherwise,  state  “Not  Applicable”.          

If  there  is  insufficient  space,  state  “See  Attachment  Z”  and  set  out  the  details  on  a  separate   page/document  headed  “Attachment  Z”  (which  must  then  be  attached  to  this  document).        

16.

Signing:    Please  ensure  that  each  party  signs  two  copies  of  the  contract  (signing  page)  and  initials  the   bottom  of  Schedule  1  and  any  attachments.  One  copy  of  the  signed  document  should  be  given  to  the   contractor  and  the  second  should  be  retained  by  the  principal.        

 

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