Within any SeedLegals membership, you get access to a number of useful and popular agreements. This is a quick guide to what’s included, where to find it on SeedLegals, and some links to more information. We’ve sorted the documents below according to which tab you can find them under when you log in to your Seedlegals account.
This is the tab where you’ll find all things team-related. Easily set out the roles and responsibilities of your team members and your company.
Founder Agreements – designed to protect the founders and the company if things go wrong between founders. If the founders don’t have a signed Founder Agreement in place, now is the time to do it.
Employment Agreements – our perfectly customisable Employment Agreement makes it super easy to set work hours, roles, reporting, probation, termination, assign bonuses and share options.
Consultancy Agreements– our consultancy agreement makes hiring a consultant or contractor easy. You can define the project and deliverables, set payment in cash and/or equity and include NDA provisions. You can create these for individuals or companies.
Under this tab, you’ll find the agreements you need for hiring external staff, getting investment-ready and protecting your IP.
Advisor Agreements – add an advisor to your team. Choose from different advisor types, define their deliverables, set remuneration in cash and/or equity. The Advisor Agreement includes non-compete provisions.
NED Agreements (letter of appointment) – hire a Non-Executive Director. Set their role, duties and duration of their engagement. Set remuneration in cash and/or equity. The NED Agreement includes non-compete provisions.
Zero Hours Contracts – sometimes you can’t predict your staffing needs, which is where Zero Hours contracts are useful. The working relationship begins when the person starts their shift and ends when they end their shift.
Intern Agreements – hire an intern. Specify their duties an add payment details (interns need to be paid the minimum wage at least). Includes mentoring, reporting and other intern hiring requirements.
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IP Assignment – everyone who’s contributed to your product or idea should sign an IP Assignment. Investors will check this as part of their due diligence. IP assignment provisions are also included in our hiring agreements.
NDA – if you need to keep certain information confidential, you can easily create, share and sign non-disclosure agreements on SeedLegals. If the other party is a company, create the NDA in the name of the person who’ll be signing on their behalf, then add the company details in the NDA questions.
Warrant Agreement – often used by incubators and accelerators, our Warrant Agreement is used to give an investor a right to buy shares at a future date at a price per share that you agree now.
Affiliate Agreement – want to incentivise partners to refer customers to you? Our Affiliate Agreement lets you specify which items earn a referral fee, for how long, when commission will be paid, and more.
Want to create a policy? Just head over to the Policies tab, where we keep four core policy templates.
Staff Handbook – the SeedLegals Staff Handbook helps you shape your company culture and create company policies for up to 40 workplace-related issues. Create Mission and Value statements to define your culture and inspire your team. Define your company’s maternity leave, dress code and diversity policies. Share this handbook with your team, and with new team members as part of their onboarding.
Coronavirus Workplace Policy – explain to your team what the company is doing to protect their health and safety, and set out your work from home guidelines.
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If you have any questions on which agreement is right for your situation, or on any terms in these agreements, please reach out to us so one of our experts can help.