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Made as of 30/01/2024


Pivotal Scientific Limited, Office 5, Building A, Kirtlington Business Centre, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 3JA represented by Tim Bernard hereinafter also referred to as “COMPANY”.


CONSULTANT NAME hereinafter also referred to as “CONSULTANT”.

COMPANY and CONSULTANT are hereinafter also referred to as the “Parties”.

The Company will appoint the Consultant to provide consultancy services to introduced clients.

The Company shall send to the Consultant, Client leads. The Consultant shall liaise directly with the introduced Clients and provide quotations for the services required. Should the Client go ahead and use the Consultant, the Consultant will pay a 15% finders fee to The Company. This fee will be paid to the Company within 7 working days after the money is received from the Client by the Consultant.

The finders fee will continue to be paid for any work received by The Consultant for up to 2 years after the introduction of each client.

Confidential Information

 By virtue of this Agreement, the parties may have access to information that is confidential to one another (“Confidential Information”). Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, software, data, trade secrets, business processes, organization charts, customer/sales information, information about costs, profits, markets, sales, plans for future development, the terms and pricing under this Agreement or other proposals, and all information clearly identified as confidential.

The parties agree to hold each other’s Confidential Information in confidence. The parties agree, unless required by a lawful court order, subpoena, or similar legal request, not to make each other’s Confidential Information available in any form to any third party or to use each other’s Confidential Information for any purpose other than the implementation of this Agreement. Each party agrees to take all reasonable steps to ensure that Confidential Information is not disclosed or distributed by its employees or others in violation of the terms of this Agreement.


The Consultant shall not at any time either during the period of the agreement or one year immediately following the Termination Date, without prior written permission of the Consultant, solicit or entice away from the Company any customer or potential customer that was introduced by the Company to the Consultant.

Duration and Termination

This agreement shall continue until terminated:

  • By one party giving 90 days’ notice of termination to the other; or
  • Immediately by either party if the other commits any material breach of any term of this agreement and which in the case of breach capable of being remedied is not remedied within 30 days of a written request to remedy it: or
  • Immediately by either party if a trustee receiver, administrative receiver, or similar officer is appointed in respect of all or any part of the business or assets of the other party or if a petition is presented or a meeting is convened for the purpose of considering a resolution or other steps are taken for the winding up of the other party of for the making of an administration or bankruptcy order (otherwise than for the purpose of an amalgamation or reconstruction); or
  • The Company may terminate this agreement upon giving notice in writing in the following circumstances.
  • The Consultant is or becomes incompetent or negligent in respect of any of his obligations under this agreement or in respect of any Assignment; or
  • The Consultant refuses to carry out the work reasonably and properly required of them under this agreement.

In the event of a dispute between the parties to this agreement, then the parties agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with the other in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.

The validity, construction and performance of this agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and both parties agree that any dispute arising from it shall be litigated only in England and Wales.

Terms of Website Use

Overview is a site operated by Pivotal Scientific. We are registered in England under company number 6590487 and have our registered office at Plumridge Accountancy, Sanders House Churchfields, Stonesfield, Witney, Oxfordshire, England, OX29 8PP. We are a limited company. If you wish to correspond with us, you may email

Before submitting your application to become a consultant on BioDirect, please carefully read this page containing information on the website ‘Terms of Use’ and ‘consultancy agreement’. These terms address the application process to be a consultant and outline how your information will be presented on our website. Also address the contract between you and the company.

Please see our Privacy Policy which applies to all users of our site and includes information regarding how we handle your data and how we communicate with website users. It also sets out our compliance with General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”)


To be considered for inclusion on BioDirect, consultants are required to demonstrate professional expertise in their respective fields and/or evidence of qualifications and certifications. We reserve the right to refrain from listing a consultant if we determine that their services are not deemed suitable for our platform.

Listing and Profile Information:

Consultants are required to provide accurate and up-to-date information for their profiles, such as name, contact details, qualifications, and professional experience. Any updates to these details should be communicated to Pivotal Scientific promptly, ensuring that the platform consistently features the most recent information for website visitors. The platform reserves the right to verify the information provided by consultants.

Payment and Fees:

You acknowledge this website’s ‘Terms of Use’ and ‘Consultancy Agreement’ by completing your online profile. Pivotal Scientific will be notified of your profile submission. After reviewing your submission Pivotal Scientific will then send an invoice which encompasses a one-time administrative fee of £250. Should the Client go ahead and use your services, the Consultant will pay a 15% finders fee to The Company.

User Conduct and Accountability

We value the reputation and integrity of our platform, and therefore, we expect our consultants to uphold the highest standards of professionalism. Any behaviour or actions that result in negative feedback from users may lead to the removal of your profile from our platform.

Updates to Terms of Use:

Consultants will be notified of ‘Terms of Use’ updates via email. Continued use of the platform implies acceptance of any revised terms.


By enrolling as a consultant on BioDirect, you agree to abide by the terms detailed in this CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT and Terms of Website document.

Last updated: 30/11/2023