Supply & Distribution Agreements

We help UK businesses of all sizes with supply and distribution agreements.

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What's included in a Supply & Distribution Agreement?

By including the following elements, both parties understand their roles and any disputes can be resolved efficiently, protecting their interests.

A well-drafted agreement should cover:

The names of the parties and a detailed description of the products or services being distributed. Rights and obligations regarding distribution, including payment methods, delivery terms, quantity limits, return policies, etc. Termination terms and dispute resolution procedures.
Warranties, returns and indemnity provisions for quality or performance guarantees and protection against losses. Customer service policies. Confidentiality clauses safeguarding business information and customer data.

Why you need a Distributor Agreement

Without a Distributor Agreement, your business faces risks and uncertainties. Clear terms define rights and obligations, preventing costly misunderstandings and disputes.

Crafting a distributor agreement requires careful attention to detail. Consulting a commercial law specialist ensures legality and fairness, covering aspects like pricing, warranties, and dispute resolution.

At Neathouse Partners, our specialist solicitors can assist in creating a comprehensive Supply & Distribution Agreement tailored to your business needs, safeguarding against liabilities and risks. Contact us today to ensure your business is protected with a legally binding agreement.

Non-Exclusive Distribution Agreement vs. Exclusive Distribution Agreement

A Non-Exclusive Distribution Agreement is a legally binding contract between two parties that sets out the terms and conditions of their supply or distribution arrangement. If you're involved in supplying or distributing goods, services, or resources, having a Distribution Agreement is crucial. This document ensures both parties understand their rights and obligations, reducing potential risks and liabilities.

An Exclusive Distribution Agreement grants one party exclusive rights to distribute another party's goods or services. It can benefit both parties by providing a dedicated distribution channel for the supplier's products and giving the distributor access to in-demand items.

However, Exclusive Distribution Agreements can be complex, requiring careful consideration of terms and conditions. Professional legal advice is essential to ensure fairness, legality, and mutual benefit.

At Neathouse Partners, our specialist employment solicitors can assist in crafting an Exclusive Distribution Agreement that meets both parties' needs. We provide guidance on pricing, payment terms, delivery requirements, and other critical aspects to ensure a legally binding and advantageous agreement. Contact us today for more information.

We can help you with:

Exclusive and Non-Exclusive Distribution Agreements Distribution Agreements with Sole Traders Advice on pricing structures, payment terms and other key aspects of the agreement
Supply agreements Dispute resolution Termination of contract

Why Neathouse Partners?

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Renowned expertise

Our team comprises of industry leaders and specialists dedicated to staying ahead of the curve in the latest Employment Law, Health & Safety and HR developments.

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Services tailored to you

A fully bespoke 1-2-1 client-adviser model, offering a dedicated, fully qualified and experienced advisor to each client, who can handle all documentation and queries on their behalf.

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Fixed fees

We base our prices on fixed monthly retainers, so you and your business receive an unlimited service without unexpected bills. This helps you to budget for your HR and Employment Law spend.

What our clients say about us

As a company, we have used Neathouse for a number of years. The service throughout has been exceptional. All matters are dealt with in a prompt and efficient manner. James and Gwyn are always on hand to deal with any issues and have provided detailed employment contracts, staff handbooks and advised on complex matters. I would highly recommend Neathouse as a trusted HR partner.

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A great service - fast, professional and friendly with accurate information on all things HR.
Full outsourced HR service is provided giving us peace of mind that we remain compliant

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“Having used the services of Neathouse Partners for many years, I’m confident to say that their employment law advice is commercial and focused on the answer rather than the journey! I have recommended the team to many other businesses and have never heard a bad word said.”

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The experts on hand have been exceptional, their service is excellent and such value for money. If you are considering outsourcing your HR then I recommend you do.

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Frequently asked questions about Neathouse Partners.

What geographical areas does Neathouse Partners cover?

We offer services to all businesses and organisations located in England, Wales and Scotland.

Does Neathouse Partners cover my industry?

We provide HR and employment law services across a range of industries, including:

  • Health and social care 
  • Retail
  • Hospitality and leisure
  • Charities
  • Construction
  • Engineering and manufacturing
  • Commercial cleaning
  • Healthcare

Visit our industries page for more information on the sectors we cover. If you can't find what you're looking for, get in touch and we'll let you know if we can cover your industry.

What makes Neathouse Partners different from other service providers?

We pride ourselves on our professional yet personal service, and build close working relationships with our clients so that we remain accountable for the advice we give. We provide personalised solutions to our clients, tailoring them to their unique business challenges while making them compliant with UK employment law and HR best practices. 

As a business owner, you need to focus on what’s really important to your business, with the peace of mind that we're looking after your HR requirements. We draft, edit and prepare your documents on your behalf, so that you can focus on your business knowing you’re fully compliant. 

We're a small collective of specialist qualified employment lawyers and HR experts, delivering an outcome-focused end-to-end service that helps you to operate at your best and comply with both UK law and HR best practices. 

You’ll be given your own personal HR Consultant or Employment Lawyer, who'll take their time to really get to know you, your business, and how you operate. This enables us to support what’s right for your business, whenever you need it. Our unique offering of lawyer-led employment law services, combined with expert HR advice, means that we can provide a seamless and consistent service to our clients. Unlike other companies offering HR solutions, our services always come at a fixed cost, enabling you to easily budget for your HR requirements, with no financial surprises later down the line. There’s no usage limits and no hidden extras. You can rest assured that all of your HR and employment law requirements are covered.

Which sizes of companies does Neathouse Partners help?

Neathouse Partners caters to a diverse clientele, accommodating the needs of everyone from small businesses with a single employee to large-scale organisations with 7,000 or more employees.

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