Bookings and Payments

How are lessons booked and paid for on Tutorfair?
All lessons between a tutor and client are booked and paid for through the Tutorfair system, from the first lesson all the way through to the last.   Tutor...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:38 AM
How and when do I get paid?
If you haven't already, please enter your sort code and account number, in the 'edit account' section of your Profile, so we can pay you for ...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:38 AM
How do I ask for travel/other expenses? Or offer a reduced rate?
There will some instances where you might want to offer a rate to a client that is different to your headline price. E.g.   Higher: if there is additional ...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:40 AM
How is the commission calculated?
When a client buys a lesson with Tutorfair, the lesson price goes to four different places. The first and biggest component goes to the tutor as a fee for t...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:44 AM
For how long do the bookings go through Tutorfair?
All lesson bookings go through Tutorfair whether it's the 1st lesson or the 100th! Tutors are ranked on the number of lessons taught with each clie...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:45 AM
Can I offer the first lesson for free?
The short answer is that our system doesn't allow it, as a way of ensuring tutors' safety on the site. Contact details are only exchanged once a ...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:45 AM
What should tutors do if a client asks to pay cash for a lesson?
Explain to the client that this is not allowed. Online payments allow Tutorfair to: rank tutors by the number of lessons they’ve given; resolve any disputes...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:46 AM
Can I cancel a lesson?
There will of course be occasions when you will need to cancel a lesson due to sickness or unexpected circumstances. To cancel a lesson, log in to your acco...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:47 AM
How do tutors/clients ensure an easy resolution of booking disputes?
Keep as much communication as possible through Tutorfair’s messaging system; make sure each lesson is booked and paid for in advance through the site.
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:47 AM
Why isn't tax taken out of my pay?
At Tutorfair we do not employ our tutors - we simply provide a platform through which tutors can work as self-employed sole traders. Therefore you'll ...
Tue, 19 Nov, 2019 at 11:48 AM