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No there is no conditions given to us
Hi Ben, Are you looking into this?
Apologies for the slight delay, I experienced some temporary connection issues earlier on. All seems to be resolved now so I can continue with my advice.
Regardless of whether there was anything in writing or not, a contract is highly likely to exist. Therefore, there will be a contractual relationship in place in any event and its terms will be governed by what has been applied consistently to date and also anything else that you may have agreed with the other party.
However, just as with any contract for services, they can be terminated if necessary. It is not possible to find a contract which will forcefully keep someone in a contractual relationship with someone else for an indefinite period and any contract can be terminated at some point. The way in which the contract terminates would usually be governed by any written terms within it, such as a termination clause which stipulates the steps one party must take to terminate (e.g. by giving a specific notice period).
However, in your case there is no written contract in place and no specific termination terms. Regardless, the contract could still be terminated by one party giving the other ‘reasonable notice’. What is reasonable would depend on many factors and would be an individual thing based on the specific circumstances, taking into account industry practices, the nature of the work, the length of the relationship and so on. Only a court can decide what is a reasonable notice period so if you have been given a notice period and you believe it is insufficient then you could potentially challenge it in court and seek further compensation but remember that the court may agree that what you have received is reasonable.
During this notice period the contractual relationship should continue as normal, so if for example you are given a month’s notice, you should be allowed to work and be paid as normal during that period and until the end of the notice period. Hope this clarifies your position?
Thank you for the info
you are most welcome