Employment Contract

Employment Contract

Growing your team is one of the most important, and most enjoyable, aspects of scaling a business. But it’s important to make sure all of your legal bases are covered as you bring new employees on board.

This do-it-yourself document generator helps you formalise the working relationship between you and your new employee quickly so you can get back to doing what you do best: building your business.
$ 749 incl GST
Employment Contract

Trusted by

How does it work?

Our intuitive tool guides you through the process step-by-step from start to finish. It’s quick, easy and simple to understand – just how legal documents ought to be.

The expert interview wizard will help you answer a few questions and prepare your document in the background. You’ll have your custom Employment Agreement in 20 minutes or less.

When you’re done, print or download a PDF version for you to review, customise or sign.

What is an Employment Agreement?

An employment agreement is a contract that defines the rights and responsibilities of both employer and employee in a business relationship.

This document covers what is expected of both parties, and offers protections for both you and your employee should things not go as planned.

When should I use an Employment Agreement?

Use this agreement when you’re bringing a new employee on to the team to set out the terms of their employment, or when renegotiating the terms of someone already on your team.

This agreement can be used for employees on a full-time, part-time, or casual basis.

What topics does an Employment Agreement cover?

  • Employer and Employee Details
  • Job Position
  • Working Hours
  • Duties
  • Remuneration
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Salary/Wages
  • Leave
  • Termination
  • Remuneration Review
  • Restraints
  • Confidentiality
  • Intellectual Property

What are the main decisions I need to make in creating an Employment Agreement?

  • Will the employment be on a full-time, part-time, or casual basis?
  • Conditions of termination of the agreement
  • Job Position, working hours, duties and remuneration
  • Leave and termination conditions

What other names does an Employment Agreement go by?

An Employment Agreement is also known as: 

  • Employment Contract
  • Letter of employment
  • Offer of employment
  • Contract of Employment
  • Labour Contract/Agreement
  • Contracts of Employment
  • Contract for Service
  • Work Contract/Agreement
  • Employment offer

Frequently Asked Questions

The parties involved are the employer and employee.

Generally you would need this document when entering into an employer-employee relationship.

It applies to full-time, part-time, and casual employees.

Once you get your document, it’s yours. You are free to modify it and use it again if you wish. For instance, if you bring on another employee under very similar facts and circumstances, you can use your employee agreement document again.

However, no two employment arrangements are exactly alike. You may prefer to create a new agreement that caters specifically to that new employee. Different laws apply to full-time, part-time and casual employee agreements,  so it’s important to be covered with each new hire.

There are several signing options available. How you sign largely depends on where the parties are located and if they will attend signing together. You can print on paper and sign, or use electronic signature tools such as Docusign or Hellosign.

Employment Contract - You've got this!
  • Expertly crafted legal documents tailored to your specific circumstances in less than 20 minutes

  • Download and print a PDF version instantly

  • No need to speak with a lawyer – you’ve got this!

$ 749 incl GST

You've got this!

Create your own customized document now. No lawyer needed!

Not quite right? Looking for something else?

What other documents might I need?

If you’re interested in an Employment Agreement you might also need to think about:

  • Independent Contractor Agreement – You might need this document if you’re looking to document your relationship and obligations with or as an independent contractor
  • Employment Option Plan – You would need this document if you intend to issue Options to your employees

Or check out these articles below

Need lawyer-prepared documents instead?

We've got this! Get in touch now

Get documents tailored to YOUR business, not nobody's business


Biztech Lawyer’s ‘done for you’ service will help you create a document that is truly tailored to your business’ circumstances, risk appetite and commercial needs.

This might involve a small extra expense. But from experience, there’s a false economy in documents that don’t do what you want them to do, when you want them to do it.

Let our expert commercial lawyers get it done for you.

The Biztech Lawyers difference

We will truly grasp the complexities and needs of your tech-driven business unlike any other legal partner…

  • Documents prepared by expert Australian lawyers with 10+ years legal experience
  • Includes initial discussion, drafting and one round of changes
  • No charge for initial scoping discussion
  • Turned around in 24-48 hours

We are business and technology lawyers who assist businesses with all their commercial legal needs.


We will truly grasp the complexities and needs of your tech-driven business unlike any other legal partner…

We have deep practical experience across top-tier law and strategy consulting, and we’ve also held operational xand leadership roles in scaling some of the most exciting start-ups to come out of Australia and conquer the world.


We will get your deal done the way you want: commercially, strategically, and cost effectively…

We thrive in high-growth environments. We’re nimble, agile, and responsive. We know boot strapped, keep things lean, and offer billing solutions to suit you.


We will focus on your growth to reach new heights — as your decision making partner, problem solving workhorse and operations specialist — to transform legal in your business.

We have a unique legal and operations skill set, drawing on a network of specialist lawyers and tech partners across the world to support you through every stage of development.

Lawyer-prepared docs — the process from here

We’ve helped draft thousands of agreements for businesses just like yours.

Arrange a call for a time that suits

Connect with us using the form above or call to talk with one of our experienced commercial lawyers. This step is free. There is no charge for discussing your plans with us. We love talking with inspiring business people!

We get to work

We produce the document and submit it to you for review, comment or approval.

You review and approve

You review and provide your feedback on the draft. You let us know what you'd like amended to suit your commercial objectives, risk appetite or other business circumstances.

It's ready to go!

We produce a final ready-to-use document. You can follow up with us at any time with questions or comments.