Terms & Conditions of Elias Recruitment Pty Ltd

  1. FEE SCHEDULE: In consideration of Elias Recruitment Pty Ltd (“the Company”) providing recruitment or practice M&A services, the party receiving such services (the “Client”) will pay a placement fee to the Company on successful placement of a candidate as per attached proposal.

  2. PLACEMENT GUARANTEE: The Company believes in providing client satisfaction and offers a 12 week guarantee period for permanent placements (“Placement Guarantee”) subject to conditions described below including timely payment. If a candidate resigns or is lawfully dismissed within the guarantee period for any reason other than retrenchment, redundancy or office relocation, a Placement Guarantee will apply as follows. The Company will endeavour to provide a suitable replacement at no charge.

The Company will not credit the Client if the Company is not notified in writing of the date and grounds for the termination of the engagement within 5 working days of the disengagement or if the relevant fee has not been or was not paid within the fourteen days of the date of the invoice. There is no replacement of a replacement candidate.

  1. TERMS OF PAYMENT: A Tax Invoice will be issued on the day of commencement and must be paid in full as per payment schedule above for the placement guarantee to be operative.

  2. CANDIDATE INTRODUCTION: All candidates referred to the Client either for interview or temporary work are covered by our candidate introduction policy. Should the Client offer employment directly or indirectly ie referral to a third party, within a twelve month period, the standard fee will apply.

  3. TEMPORARY TO PERMANENT CONVERSION: If the Client wishes to employ a temporary staff member on a permanent basis, our standard pricing schedule will apply on the first year’s annual package.

  4. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS: By instructing the Company on an assignment or by requesting details on a candidate from the Company, the Client accepts and is bound by these Terms and Conditions.

  5. CANCELLATION OF ASSIGNMENT: By briefing us on a role, we incur certain costs including advertising, administration and time. In the event the assignment is cancelled or filled through alternate means including another agency or an internal candidate, a cancellation fee of $2500 (+GST) will apply. This does not apply for retained assignments.

  6. CONFIDENTIALITY/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Any information whether written or oral provided to the Client by the Company remains strictly confidential and is for the exclusive use of the Client. All intellectual property of the Company shall remain the property of the Company.

  7. DISCLAIMER: When accepting a candidate, the Client is accepting the responsibility to supervise that employee, and therefore the resultant accountability for the standard of work performed. The Client agrees to satisfy themselves as to the suitability of any applicants and shall take up any references provided by a Candidate before engaging such candidate. To the extent permitted by law, the Company makes no warranty as to the suitability of any candidate introduced to the Client nor does it accept any liability for any misrepresentation concerning candidates introduced and shall not be liable for any loss (whether direct or indirect loss including economic or consequential loss) arising from or in any way connected to the introduction of, or failure to introduce, a candidate to the Client, for the suitability of or any conduct of any candidates referred to the Client. The Company limits its liability with respect to any placement to the value of the relevant placement fee.

  8. AMENDMENT: These terms cannot be amended without the written agreement of a Director of the Company.