Updated 23.05.2024

Test assignment agreement 

A contract for a trial assignment with a view to evaluating whether or not to employ a candidate on a paid or unpaid basis.

Use this contract: 

  • If you want to take on a trainee or employee but are unsure of their skills.
  • To assess their skills in any field, from manual workers to office staff.
  • When you don’t yet want to commit to a traineeship or permanent contract before you are reassured by the candidate’s assessment.
  • If you wish to protect the confidentiality of your information and business secrets, which could be disclosed.
  • Whether the trial assignment is paid or unpaid, regardless of its complexity.



This agreement is governed by laws of England and Wales and complies with employment regulations

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Protect yourself legally as an employer with the following options: 

  • Agreement to pay remuneration only if the task is completed to the employer’s satisfaction, or no remuneration at all. 
  • Clear indication of the absence of any promise of employment, even in the event of success. 
  • Non-disclosure and non-solicitation clause. 
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