CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT

November 27, 2023

CONSULTANCY AGREEMENT

This Agreement is made on ________________ between VIRNA LISA MCCLOUD
(hereinafter referred to as the "Consultant") and _______________ (hereinafter
referred to as the "Client"). Together referred to as the parties.
WHEREAS the parties herein have agreed to be legally bound by the following
terms.
1. Services.
The Consultant offers the services of an Operations Consultant. The Consultant shall
provide the following services; –
i. Analyze business processes
ii. Develop and implement optimization strategies in collaboration with the
manager/owner to improve operating procedures.
iii. Elevate operating procedures that lay the foundation to improve the financial
bottom line of the business.
2. Term.
This agreement shall be for a period of 6 months beginning __________ (hereinafter
referred to as the “Effective Date”).
3. Compensation.
Throughout the Consultant’s engagement period and considering the services
performed herein, the Client will pay $2,500 a month.
The first payment (which may vary depending on when the agreement is started)
would be due at the signing of the agreement.
All payments thereafter will be due on the first date of the month.
4. Assessment.
Parties agree that due to the nature of the business, the business plan will be
monitored and adjusted along the way with input from both parties.
i. The First step is an assessment of the operation which is imperative to know
exactly at what level the business operating procedures are. An assessment
of the following systems will be done by both parties together:
a. Staffing/Scheduling
b. Training and Development
c. Inventory

d. Cash handling
e. Safety and Sanitation
f. Positions Roles and Routines
g. Mobile order and pay.
ii. The Second action plan would be formed from the assessments identifying
actionable steps to close the gap where needed. Both parties would be
involved in developing the action plan.
This action plan will be a living breathing document. The action plan will; –
a. Specify what systems are needing improvement.
b. Who will be responsible for taking the action?
c. When will the individual start acting?
d. The desired outcome of the action taken.
iii. The last step is the expected outcome of the action taken. In other words,
what success looks like.
5. Guarantee.
The Consultant herein is confident with the provision of the services, the assistance,
and the plan laid out that the client’s business’s retention of employees, controls, and
sanitation will result in operational excellence and in turn improve your business
bottom line figures.
6. Confidentiality.
The Consultant acknowledges that during the performance of the services under this
Agreement, it will be necessary for the Client to disclose certain confidential
information to the Consultant, who agrees not to disclose or share any confidential
information with any third parties without written consent from the Client.
The confidentiality provisions contained within this Agreement shall remain in full
force and effect for a period after the termination of the Consultant’s services.
7. Waiver.
Suppose either party fails to enforce any provision contained within this Agreement.
In that case, it shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party’s right to
subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this
Agreement.
8. Relationship.

The Consultant is an independent contractor and shall not be deemed the Client’s
employee unless the same is agreed between the parties herein.
The parties agree that the Consultant is an independent contractor and is allowed to
take other professional business opportunities separate from this Agreement.
9. Termination.
Either party to this Agreement may elect to terminate the provisions by issuing a
written notice, clearly stating the reasons for the termination, which may include but
are not limited to the following reasons; –
i. A material breach of the terms herein.
ii. Failure to provide the contracted services i.e., illness, death, etc.
iii. Mutual agreement by the parties.
iv. Determination of the agreement.
10. Governing Law.
This Agreement’s provisions shall be interpreted and governed by the laws of the
State of South Carolina.
11. Assignment.
The services to be provided and the payments herein shall not be assigned to any
third parties without the other party’s written consent.
12. Dispute Resolution Mechanism.
Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the
interpretation, breach, or validity shall be resolved through mediation.
13. Entire Agreement.
This Agreement contains the complete and entire Agreement of both the Consultant
and the Client. There are no other promises or conditions, oral or written, outside this
Agreement, and this Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements
between both parties.
14. Severability.
Should any provision contained within this Agreement be deemed invalid or
unenforceable, in part or whole, such invalidity or unenforceability will attach only to
the particular condition or part of this Agreement, while the remaining aspects of said
provision and all other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and
effect.

15. Modification.
The provisions and terms may be modified only in writing and signed by both parties.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Consultant has hereunto set their hand, and the Client
has caused this instrument to be executed in its name and on its behalf; –
By the Consultant; –
Name:
_____________________________
Signature:
__________________________
Date:
______________________________

By the Client; –
Name:
_____________________________
Signature:
__________________________
Date:
______________________________

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