Terms and Conditions of Business

  1. Should the relevant employment terminate before the expiry of ten weeks, (save where as a result of the applicant being made redundant by the Client) a pro-rata rebate will be allowed against the fee for each complete week not actually worked, provided that the Client notifies the Company within 14 days of the termination of employment and has paid the Company’s fee within 30 days of the date of invoice.
  2. The fee payable to the Company by the Client for the introduction of an applicant is a percentage of the candidate’s agreed guaranteed annual salary. This will include the annual basic salary plus any bonus or guarantee payments forming part of the taxable remuneration. VAT will be charged in addition to the fee.
    Fee rates will vary, dependent on the type of assignment undertaken, and are as follows:

    Fee Rate Service
    20% Contingency (Database assignment) up to £40k Basic Salary
    25% Contingency (Database assignment) £40k + Basic Salary
    25% Search and Selection (Advertised assignment)
    30% Search (Headhunting assignment)
  3. The Client agrees to notify the Company immediately an engagement is accepted and to pay the fee of the Company, within 30 days of the date of the invoice.
  4. These Terms and Conditions of Business are between Global Interface (hereinafter called the Company) and the Employer Client (hereinafter called the Client) and are deemed to be accepted by the Client by virtue of the notification of a vacancy, an interview or the engagement (which term includes employment or use, whether under a contract of service or for services, or under an agency, licensee, franchise or partnership agreement) of an applicant introduced by the Company, suited to the needs of the Client.
    1. No refund will be made if the termination is due to redundancy.
    2. Should the Client or any subsidiary or associated company of the Client subsequently re-engage the applicant within the period of six calendar months from the date of termination, or withdrawal of the offer, a full fee in accordance with paragraph 3 becomes payable, with no entitlement to refund.
  5. Interest shall be charged monthly on all unpaid bills at the rate of 4% above the minimum Bank lending rate.
  6. Should a client engage or introduce a candidate to a third party with a resulting engagement within a period of six months from the initial introduction the Client is liable to incur a placement fee as specified in Paragraph 3, in the case of a permanent applicant or a fee equal to 10 times the weekly rate in the case of a freelance or contract applicant.
  7. An introduction fee calculated in accordance with Paragraph 3 of these terms will be charged in relation to any applicant engaged as a consequence of or resulting from an introduction by or through the Company, even though the introduction may be made indirectly. The term applicant refers to the person introduced by the Company to the Client, including any member of the Company’s own staff.
  8. The Client will treat all information pertaining to the candidate in the strictest confidence. Such information is for the benefit of the Client and must not be passed on to a third party without the prior written approval of the Company. If the Client should pass on information regarding the candidate to another employer who then employs the candidate, the Client to whom the initial introduction was made shall be liable to pay the fees as specified in Paragraph 3.
  9. The Company endeavors to ensure the suitability of any applicant introduced to the Client. The Client shall notwithstanding satisfy itself as to the suitability of any applicant and shall take up any references provided by any applicant and/or the Company before engaging such applicant. The Client shall be responsible for obtaining work and other permits, for the arrangement of medical examinations and/or investigations into the medical history of any applicant and satisfy any medical and other requirements or qualifications required by law.
  10. The Company shall not be liable under any circumstances for any loss, damage or expense suffered or incurred by the Client arising from or in any way connected with the company seeking an applicant for the Client or the introduction by the Company to the Client of any applicant or the engagement of any applicant by the Client.
  11. No variation can be made to these terms without the written consent of a Director of the Company.
  12. These Terms and Conditions of Business are applicable as of 1st January 2009 and supersede all previous versions.

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