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How to close a 'bad' contract?

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Vijayvithal J Member Since: Oct 24, 2017
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One of my clients while awarding the project had set the expectation that his project will require 40+ hours per week, But has not been able to deliver more than 1-2 hours of work every week since the contract started.

Is it possible to terminate the contract without the client affecting my score/rating/jss?

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Preston H Member Since: Nov 24, 2014
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It doesn't sound like a "bad" contract.


It sounds like a contract in which the client does not need as much work as you hoped.

 

Lots of freelancers would LOVE to work for a client who gives them 1 to 2 hours of work per week.

 

If this isn't a contract that you like, then simply tell the client:

 

"Henry,
Thank you for the opportunity to work on your project. I have enjoyed the work, but things have changed for me and I will no longer be available to work on this after next week. If you want my help documenting anything or training a new freelancer, just let me know. I will be happy to help."

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