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I am a freelance contractor. I have been terminated today

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I am a freelance contractor. I have been terminated today after 13 months, without giving any explanation
JA: Have you discussed the termination with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: They are all in dark I am a freelance contractor
JA: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: freelancer
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: i have uploaded the termination document

Hi,

Thank you for your query. Are you self employed? If so, what does your agreement with the business you work for state regarding termination?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
yes self employed. Yes it states clauses on termination
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Can you kindly provide the wording?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
pls find attached

Hi,.

Under this, they can terminate your agreement for any reason you become unsatisfactory to the company. This is a wide ause and would allow them to terminate for any reason.

As you are a contractor and effectively self employed, you would have vary little rights.

I am sorry if this was not the answer you were expecting.

I hope this answers your questions. If so, kindly rate the answer and provide feedback.

Many thanks

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
i have a notice period of 1 month.
They had provided me with an notice till end of this month. But they have terminated early without any reason.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
do i have any rights tehre

Hi,

Possibly. However, as this is a commercial agreement, any claim you would have would be in the form of a contract dispute through the county courts.

I hope this answers your questions. If so, kindly rate the answer and provide feedback.

Many thanks

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thanks.. So legally it does not hold much...I will have to accept as it is.

It's a pleasure.

Good luck with this.

As I have answered your original question, kindly rate the answer and provide feedback.

Many thanks

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