Contract of work for website design and development

Between Alice, referred to below as "The Designer", and Bob, referred to below as "Customer".

1. Agreement of parties

Customer hires The Designer to redesign the current website,, for the estimated total price of $PRICE. The Designer agrees to provide quality service and to answer to the Customers requests in a timely manner.

The agreed payment plan is at the end of the document.

2. Legal matters and copyrights

The Customer will guarantee to the The Designer that any elements of text, graphics, photos, trademarks or other artwork that they the Customer provides for inclusion into the website are either owned by them or that they have written permission to use them. When the Designer receives the final payment, copyright is automatically assigned as follows: Customer will own the graphics, virtual elements, text content photographs and other data provided, unless someone else owns them. The Designer owns the XHTML markup, CSS and other code and that it is licensed it to the Customer for use on only this project. Designer can reserve the right to display, with Customer's consent, the work as part of their portfolio.

3. Term and termination

  1. This contract shall commence upon the first payment, as outlined in the payment plan and shall remain effective until the services are completed and delivered.
  2. This contract may be terminated at any time by either party effective immediately upon notice, or the mutual agreement of the parties.
  3. In the event of termination, The Designer shall be compensated for the service performed through the date of termination in the amount (a) any advanced payment, (b) a prorated portion of the fees due, or (c) hourly fees for work performed by the The Designer at the time of the termination, whichever is greater, together with any additional costs incurred trough and up to the date of cancellation.
  4. This Contract may be modified by parties; any modification must be in writing.
  5. All notices to be given hereunder shall be transmitted in writing by electronic mail and will only be effective upon return confirmation.

4. Force majeure

The Designer shall not be deemed in breach of this contract if Designer is unable to complete the services or any portion by reason of fire, earthquake, labour dispute, illness, internet breaches or any technical issues that may appear beyond Designer's control. Upon occurrence of any Force Majeure Event, The Designer shall give notice to the Customer of his inability to perform or of delay in completing the services and shall propose revisions to the schedule for completion of the services.

5. Payment plan

Payment shall be done as follows:

  • 50% of total estimated fee will be required to commence work, after this contract has been approved and signed by both parties.
  • 50% upon project closure.

Any extra time required outside the project timeline/services mentioned at point 1 of this contract, will be billed at a rate of £40.00 per hour.

6. Outline of Work

To provide a domain name and *hosting package*, including web design service, as follows:

  • build a design based on the customers information
  • submit a demo.

Both parties agree to the terms stipulated above:

Both parties agree to the terms stipulated above: