TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Hereafter, ModelNaija will be referred to as the Agency and the term Model will refer to the artist/signatory parent or guardian and any person responsible for or accompanying the artist on Assignment.  The term Assignment(s) will refer to any work, assignment, audition or casting arranged by the Agency.

1.       The Model will remain with the Agency for a minimum period of 12 months.  The Model will remain under contract with the Agency beyond this period if undertaking an ongoing Assignment(s) until the completion of that Assignment(s) or any further associated Assignment(s) in full.  The Model agrees to complete any Assignment(s) with the agency that has been started in any form, verbally/written/email etc, and may not continue the Assignment(s) with a different agent/agency or by self/parent/guardian, or any other form, of representation.

The Agency has the right to represent the Model and publish Model details, including images, in any promotional/advertising capacity without reference to the Model.  The Model agrees that any document, in any media, created, produced or published by the Agency may not be used by any other individual or company without prior written consent of the Agency.  The Agency agrees to represent the Model but cannot guarantee that the Model will receive any work as ultimately the final casting decision rests with the client and not the Agency.  The Model hereby agrees that upon booking and a 20% fee of the total booking price will be charged to the Model.

2.      The Model agrees that the Agency has the right to terminate this agreement and its representation of the Model with immediate effect should the Model, or any person accompanying the Model, fail to behave in a professional and courteous manner at all times on Assignment(s) or should a Model fail to attend a pre-arranged Assignment(s) without notifying the Agency.   The Model agrees that the Agency has the right to terminate this agreement and its representation of the Model with immediate effect should a Model, or any person representing the Model, fail to behave in a professional and courteous manner towards, and during any communication with, the Agency and Agency staff.  In the event of the Model failing to attend a pre arranged Assignment(s) without notifying the Agency the Model agrees that the Model may be liable for the costs of that Assignment(s) or a certain penalty fee charge.  The Model has the right to terminate this agreement by giving 4 weeks written notice and agrees that the notice period will commence from the date that notification is received by the Agency.  However, the Model cannot terminate this agreement, and will remain under contract with the Agency, if undertaking an ongoing Assignment(s) until the completion of that Assignment(s) or any associated Assignment(s) in full and the Model agrees to complete any Assignment(s) with the Agency that has been started in any form, verbally/written/email etc, and may not continue this Assignment(s) with a different agent/agency or by self/parent/guardian or any other form of representation.

3.  The Model agrees that the Agency acts as an employment agency and grants the Agency sole authority to negotiate and collect, on behalf of the Model, all gross income arising from any Assignment(s) negotiated by the Agency throughout the term and in perpetuity.  The model agrees that a commission rate of 20% (+VAT on that commission) will be deducted by the Agency from the gross fee for the Assignment(s) and that a charge of £1.00+VAT per cheque issued is applicable.  No refunds or rebates are payable on commission fees.  The Model recognises and agrees that the Client is the employer therefore payment for an Assignment(s) can only be made to the Model on receipt of payment from the client to the Agency.  The Model understands that the Agency will raise a commission invoice if the Model is paid any fee directly by the Agency’s client and that representation may be suspended until the commission invoice is paid in full by the Model.  The Agency cannot be held responsible for payment of monies owed to the Model by the client if the client goes into liquidation or withholds payments from the Agency for any reason.  The Model acknowledges that they take on any assignment sourced by the Agency on a self-employed basis and that they are solely responsible for declaration and payment of any Tax and National Insurance, if applicable, that may be due and this is not the responsibility of the Agency.  Associates of the Model who undertake work on behalf of the Agency agree that a commission of 20% will be deducted by the Agency from the gross fee for the Assignment(s) and that in regard to the Assignment(s), they are self-employed and are responsible for the declaration and payment of Tax and National Insurance that is due.

4.  The Model agrees that job details will initially be given in electronic form at the point of booking.  The Model agrees it is not the responsibility of the Agency to ensure the Models safety whilst undertaking any Assignment(s).  The Model agrees to comply with all rules and regulations, including those pertaining to Health & Safety, that are in place at the Agency or any premises, or location, that an Assignment(s) is undertaken.  The Model agrees that the Agency cannot be held responsible or liable for any injury or accident that may occur to the Model when travelling to or from or during any Assignment(s) they undertake on behalf of the Agency.  The Model agrees that they are responsible for travel arrangements to and from the location of the Assignment and that the Model must meet any expenses incurred when undertaking an Assignment.  The Model must telephone the Agency within 48 hours of a job being completed to notify the Agency of the days worked.  The Model agrees that if the Agency is not notified within 48 hours the Model may not be paid for the Assignment.

5.  The Model agrees that they shall not without prior written consent from the Agency make public any information in connection with the business of the Agency or these Terms & Conditions.  The Model agrees that any details regarding Assignment(s) work, paid or un-paid, undertaken by the Model will not be divulged to the press/radio or any media nor posted on any social networking site or public forum without written consent by the Agency.  The Model agrees that if they are deemed by the Agency to have divulged any details regarding Assignment(s) work, paid or un-paid to the press/radio or any media the Agency has the right to terminate this Agreement.  The Model agrees that if they are deemed by the Agency to have posted derogatory and/or slanderous remarks on social networking sites and/or public forums the Agency has the right to terminate this Agreement.

The Model agrees that these Terms and Conditions must not be copied or reproduced.