The Freelance terms and conditions herein apply to all freelance contributions / commissions provided to Business Link Magazine Group for use, publication and transmission in any or all its publications and future editions.
All contributions are welcome and are licensed under the same terms and
conditions as commissioned work, with the exception of a fee.
At the time of commission you and the editor agree the fee to be paid, any allowable expenses and the deadline. The main points to be covered in your contribution, and any special requirements will be agreed at the outset.
Only written agreements by the editor for paid for commissions will be deemed acceptable.
All copyright and intellectual property is assigned to the publisher once material is paid for.
The contributor agrees to indemnify Business Link Magazine Group against all expenses, damages, claims and legal costs arising out of failure to obtain clearances in respect of third party copyright or other intellectual property.
If your contribution is rejected you will be told as quickly as possible. If you
don’t hear anything, feel free to ask.
Where a fee has been agreed it will only be paid after publication of the material. if for any reason it is not used, usually where it fails to meet our requirements the fee will not be paid.
Fees are quoted in GBP and apply to all of the groups publications including the BLMGroup network of websites. All material and/or images submitted to us for publication may be reprinted/reproduced in additional publications at no extra charge.
We shall only credit pictures of a size of two (2) columns or more.
We shall credit one picture only for any one article. When an article features more than one picture, then we shall only credit the main picture (whether or not this is your picture or one from another photographer or agency) as follows:
‘Photos’ or ’Photographs‚’ ‘... courtesy of...<supplier name>’
For editorial, journalists will be accredited as follows:
‘Words’ or Words courtesy of...<supplier name>’
These terms and conditions supersede all copyright, licenses or intellectual property rights and shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.