Terms and Conditions

In these terms and conditions of business, Merranti Recruitment Limited is referred to as ‘the company’ and its clients are referred to as ‘the client’.

The company handles permanent and fixed term contract employment.

1.1       These terms and conditions are deemed to be accepted by the client by character of a request for an induction, interview (in person or by telephone) of an applicant by our company.  An introduction will mean an interview, the acceptance of a CV from the applicant via Merranti Recruitment.  These details are confidential and are not supplied to the client on the understanding that it will keep the information confidential and not disclose to any other third party without our consent.

1.2       Candidate means the person who has been introduced by the company to the client.

1.3       No variation to the terms of conditions, amendments or changes will be valid unless approved by a director of the company.

1.4       Either the client or the company may terminate this agreement by giving notice in writing.  If the client terminates the agreement the client will be liable for the administration fees. (See Clauses 4)

1.5       No variation or amendment on fees, payment dates or alteration of the terms and conditions will be valid unless approved in writing by a director of the company.

1.6       The company shall not be liable for any kind of loss or damage to the property or any other loss including profits or injury to a person from the candidate introduced by the company through negligence, dishonesty or fraud.    Provided that nothing in these terms shall be construed as purporting to exclude or restrict any liability of the Company to the client for death or personal injury resulting from the company’s negligence as defined in the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.  This also applies if the candidate fails to meet the clients requirements.

1.7       The company will gain references on behalf of the client for the company when specifically asked to by the client.  If more detailed references are required the company will be liable to obtain them.  The client will be required to give written consent to the company.

1.8       Although the company will have checked the candidate has the necessary training and requirements set out by the client to fulfil the role, the client has the final decision as to whether the candidate is suitable for the position.

1.9       These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the client submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales in relation to any claim or matter arising out of these terms and conditions.

2. Fees

2.1       Fees will be charged for any candidate employed resulting from an introduction from the company.

2.2       All introductions are confidential.

2.3       If a candidate is passed on to another company, recruitment agency, employment business which results in employment the client will be liable to pay the company fees.

2.4       The agreed fees are payable to the company by the client within 30 days of the first day of employment of the candidate.

2.5       Interest may be applied to any overdue amounts at a rate of 3% libor .

2.6       Additionally VAT at the current rate will be charged.

2.7       The client is required to notify the company immediately of any offer of employment which is to made to the candidate.  The company will then notify the client when the candidate accepts the offer and the client will provide details of the salary and benefits and will be complete and accurate.

3. Discounts or Special Terms

3.1       On the occasion where special fees and circumstances have been agreed by the company and the client, fees are to be paid within 14 days of commencement of employment of the candidate.  If the company does not receive payment within this time the client will be liable to original fees as above.

3.2       Terms and Conditions for any Discounts or Special Terms would have been previously agreed between the client and the company directors.

4. Administration fees

4.1       Administration fees will be included in the fees unless the client terminates the contract between company and client, as in clause 1.4.  The Administration fees are £250.

5. Rebates

5.1       In the event a candidate leaves employment with the client, not including redundancy, following an introduction from the company the client will be eligible for a rebate as per agreement.

5.2       The client must allow the company an opportunity to refill the position within the first two weeks before a rebate is given.

5.3       In the event that the client or an associated company of the client re-employs the candidate within the 12 months from the date of the rebate the client will need to pay the company the original fees with no deductions. The invoice will be paid within the 14 days terms.

6. Complaints

6.1       All complaints should be addressed formally in writing to the Directors of Merranti Recruitment Limited at 10 Scandia Hus Business Park, Felcourt Road, West Sussex, RH19 2LP.

These terms and conditions are valid from March 2019 and supersede and replace all previous terms and conditions of the company.