1.1 Subject to Clause 2, your appointment is from 4 August 2015 to 31 March 2018 and beyond;
1.2 Upon expiry on 31 March 2018, your appointment may be renewed by the agreement of both parties.
2.1 Your appointment may be terminated by the Company giving to you, or by you giving to the Company, three months’ notice in writing.
3. Fees and Expenses
3.1 In return for your services you will be paid a day rate for attendance at approved meetings. You will be entitled to receive a fee at the rate of £350 per day. Payment will be made 30 days after the receipt of your invoice;
3.2 You will be entitled to be paid or reimbursed all such reasonable expenses as you incur in the proper performance of your duties, subject to you providing such receipts or other appropriate evidence as the Company may reasonably require and on approval of the Director of Strategy;
3.3 The current mileage rate is £0.45 per mile.
4. Your duties
4.1 The duties of the CCG and expectations of its role and of its members are outlined in the Terms of Reference.
4.2 With regards to your role and responsibilities as a member of the CCG, without limitation, these will include;
4.2.1 attending CCG meetings in person, having read papers and prepared properly in advance to make a salient and valued contribution to the agenda of the meetings and the duties of the CCG;
4.2.2 a time commitment expected to be on average ten days per year;
4.2.3 participating in an induction programme for new members, for which you shall be reimbursed in addition to the time commitment identified in para 4.2.2; and
4.4.4 working with the CCG Chair in reviewing both the performance of the CCG and your own personal performance.
5.1 During your appointment, you will have access to Confidential Information relating to the business, finances, transactions, secrets and affairs of the Company. Unauthorised disclosure of any Confidential Information could seriously damage the Company and you therefore undertake;
5.1.1 not to use or disclose Confidential Information, whether during or after the term of this appointment, except in pursuance of your duties or in accordance with any law, the requirements of any regulatory authority or court order;
5.1.2 that, on termination or expiry of your appointment, you will surrender and deliver up to the Company all documents and records in your possession containing Confidential Information and will delete Confidential Information held in electronic form on your personal computer or any other device.
6.1 For the avoidance of doubt, you will not be an employee of the Company.
6.2 You agree that the terms of your appointment shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts but acknowledge that this agreement may be enforced by the Company in any court of competent jurisdiction.
6.3 In the event that you need to disclose information to the Company Board, or to seek clarification of any aspect of your role or responsibilities as a member of the CCG, you should, in the first instance, consult the CCG Secretary.
6.4 To seek prior authorisation of expenses for which you will claim reimbursement you should consult the CCG Secretary.
7.5 Any formal notices given under this contract shall be in writing and served by you on the Company Secretary at the address above or by the Company on you at your address as above, or at such other addresses as are specifically notified for the purpose.