THE INTERVIEWING AND SUBSEQUENT OFFERING OF A ROLE OF AN APPLICANT INTRODUCED BY US WILL BE DEEMED AN ACCEPTANCE OF OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
In this document
Riverside ................. shall mean Riverside Consulting Services Limited
The Client............ shall mean the prospective employer of
The Applicant.... shall mean the person introduced to the client by Riverside.
The Parties.......... shall mean Riverside and the client
CV........................ shall mean the written curriculum vitae of the applicant supplied by Riverside.
2. Riverside shall
2.1 Supply to the client details of the applicant in the form of a CV; and
2.2 Take all steps reasonably necessary to interview the applicant (if so required) and to make them ready for employment with the client.
3. The client shall
3.1 Pay all costs and fees set out hereunder; and
3.2 Notify forthwith in writing on making an offer of employment to the applicant; and
3.3 Notify forthwith in writing upon the applicant accepting any offer of employment and shall at that time give full details to Riverside of the agreed salary structure of such employment; and
3.4 Accept that the introduction of the applicant by Riverside is valid for a period of one year following receipt of the CV by the client.
4. The client shall pay to Riverside within 30 days of invoice all previously agreed costs and disbursements incurred by Riverside (regardless of whether the applicant becomes employed by the client) in respect of
the applicant's travelling expenses in respect of interviews conducted by Riverside
‑‑ the travelling expenses of Riverside in respect of interviews
‑‑ the cost of all and any foreign travel requirements
‑‑ the cost of all and any medical examinations, inoculations and treatments
-- the travelling expenses paid or reimbursed by Riverside in respect of an applicant who must travel overseas to take up employment with the client
‑‑ the cost of all advertisements and artwork deemed desirable by Riverside.
4.1 The client shall pay to Riverside a fee calculated as hereinafter appears which shall (unless otherwise provided in 4.2 hereof) become due immediately that the applicant accepts an offer of employment from the client (and this shall include where the applicant has been nominated by more than one introducer and for the avoidance of doubt the delivery by Riverside of the applicant's CV shall form the basis of the contract between the parties) but, without prejudice to this, shall be payable within 14 days of invoice from Riverside and in default of payment within 14 days of invoice there shall be an additional charge to interest at the rate of 5% per annum above the base rate for the time being of Barclays Bank plc
4.2 Where Riverside introduce the applicant the fee payable by the client to Riverside shall be 20% of first year’s salary
4.3 Where the applicant is engaged by the client on any basis other than permanent employment, e.g. self-employed, temporary employment or as a contractor through a limited company, the fee payable to Riverside will be in accordance with clause 4.2 and will be based on a reasonable pro rata estimate by Riverside of the applicant’s basic first year salary.
4.4 For the avoidance of doubt all fees payable pursuant to these terms and conditions shall be liable to an additional charge for value added tax at the appropriate rate at the due date of invoice.
LIABILITY OF THE PARTIES
5.1 The client acknowledges that it will satisfy itself as to the applicant's suitability, capability and qualification for employment and that it will not rely on any representation made by or on behalf of Riverside in respect of the applicant's suitability, capability or qualification. The client shall ensure that the applicant is legally able and entitled to take up any employment offered.
5.2 The client acknowledges:
-- that if it requests an amendment to the Riverside standard fee structure detailed in 4.2 and Riverside agrees and confirms the amendment(s) in writing, and the client subsequently does not pay the invoice in the agreed credit period or,
-- the client fails to notify Riverside of an applicant introduced by Riverside as detailed in 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4 of the agreement, Riverside have the right to override any previous written agreement with the client and raise a fee based on the first years’ salary, (or salary indicated to the client when an applicant is submitted, in the case
of failing to notify Riverside of an introduction) in accordance with the Riverside standard terms detailed in 4.2
6. The client shall treat the applicant's CV as confidential between the parties and in the event that an applicant's CV is passed to a third party (whether or not an associated business of the client) the client shall pay to Riverside a fee being the full fee which would otherwise have been payable under clause 4.2 hereof calculated as if the applicant had commenced employment with the client and based on a reasonable estimate by Riverside of the basic first year salary to be paid to the applicant.
7. No variation of these terms and conditions shall be accepted unless confirmed in writing by Riverside.
8. These terms and conditions shall be deemed to be incorporated into the contract between Riverside and the client.
Last revision ; March 2020