An informative article outlining information about online contracts for work.
The ability to form contracts online has revolutionised the way business is conducted. In the UK, almost all types of contract can be made online, there are very few which the law requires are still made ‘in writing’ or are physically signed by the parties.
Contracting online is essentially the same as contracting off-line. The same requirements have to be fulfilled in order to ensure that the contract is legally binding. These requirements are fairly basic: there must be an agreed set of terms and both parties must intend to enter into a legally binding agreement.
Online Contract Formation – Out-Law.com