1. In these Terms and Conditions the following definitions apply:-

“Assignment” – means the period during which the Locum is engaged to render services to the Client.
“Client” – means the healthcare organisation requiring the services of the Locum, together with any subsidiary or associated company as defined by Companies Act 1985.
“Employment Business” – Clinicall Healthcare Limited of Suite 405, Daisyfield Business Centre, Appleby Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, England BB1 3BL
“Locum” – means the healthcare professional temporary worker

2. Unless the context otherwise requires, references to the singular include the plural and references to the masculine include the feminine and vice versa.
3. Any reference to the Working Time Regulations 1998 applies to Locum nonetraining grades, Staff Grade, Clinical Assistant and Consultant level.
4. The headings contained in these Terms & Conditions are for convenience only and do not affect their interpretation.

The Contract

1 All Assignments will be confirmed by the Employment Business with the Practice Manager or equivalent, when a suitable Locum has been accepted for any Assignment.
2 The Client agrees to pay the hourly charges at the appropriate rates. These charges may vary from time to time and will take effect from the date of any variation.
3 The payment term of the Employment Business is 14 days from the date of invoice. The Employment Business reserves the right to impose a surcharge on late payments and interest will be charged on a daily basis at the rate of 3% over base rate against the outstanding invoice(s) until cleared funds are received. If the Client has any queries regarding an invoice, the Employment Business must be notified in writing within 14 days from the date of the invoice. If the Employment Business does not receive such notification within this specified period, the Client will be expected to pay the amount invoiced.
4 The Employment Business assumes responsibility for its Locums with regard to the payment of wages and deduction of statutory contributions in respect of Income Tax and National Insurance.
5 Unless specifically agreed in writing by the Client, Locums are responsible for their own telephone bills, meals, accommodation and any other charges, which should be settled prior to leaving the Practice and the Client is responsible for collecting any such monies. The Employment Business is not responsible for any debts that may be incurred by the Locum or collection of such monies.
6 The Locum’s travel expenses will be negotiated with the Practice Manager prior to the commencement of the Assignment by the Locum and charged to the Client accordingly.