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If you are willing to pay the self-employed contractor for the full term for which you have agreed to hire him/her then that self-employed contractor would not have any claim against you as he./she is not losing anything here.
Regarding the accommodation, as it is linked to the work and now you are terminating it , so that self employed should vacate your premises.
Could you confirm if that person was paying you any rent for this stay?
If that person was not paying any rent or you have not signed a tenancy or a lodger agreement with him/her, then this tenancy would be classified as common law tenancy, one that is ancillary to that person employment/work. Once their work is no longer required then they have to vacate their stay as well, as accommodation was provided as perk of their job.
Have you entered any Lodger agreement with her?
She was staying as your guest , you do not need to give any specified required notice to her for leaving.
She is your guest , Now the work assignment has ended as well, now you can ask her to leave.
Though you do not need to give a specified notice period to her for leaving.
You can evict her peacefully by changing the locks when she is not around.
You can also call police to escort her out of your property if she refuses to leave and you are apprehensive of a breach of peace by her.
Yes, you should explain to her that her services are no longer required but you would be paying her for the full term .
She can only claim loss of earning from you for terminating the contract mid-term, however if you are paying her for the full term, then she is not suffering any loss.
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She is getting paid for the full duration as per the agreed contract, she does not have any claim against you.
Yes, you are paying her for the full term of the agreed contract.
Yes, after paying her for the full term.
You are welcome. Have a nice day . Best wishes.
what is the expiry date of the contract?
Is the 2 months notice for ending the contract within the term or afterwards too?
So, I am assuming the notice period for terminating is within the term
Yes. she being the service provider needs to give you 2 months notice.
Thanks again . Kindest regards.
Remember her services are no longer required.
You would tell her that you are terminating the contract , of course would be paying her for the full term, and consequently she would have to vacate the premises.
In writing preferably using official email.
If there is no official email, then private email will do.
You can post it as a new question here-
Thanks . Have a nice evening.