Auslink Consulting Group Pty Ltd
ACN  092 563 123
ABN 51 092 563 123

Suite 221,  89 High Street Kew 3101 Vic Australia.
9854 6344 Fax 9854 6345
www.auslink.com.au

ANY CLIENT WHO DEALS OR ENGAGES WITH AUSLINK AGREES TO THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS WHETHER THEY PHYSICALLY SIGN THIS DOCUMENT OR NOT, AND IF THEY DEAL WITH AUSLINK BY VIRTUE THEY ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS

  1. These Terms and Conditions of Business are deemed to be accepted by the Client on commencement of the recruitment exercise or the engagement of an applicant introduced by Auslink Consulting Group. ("ACG")
  2. The fee payable by the Client to Auslink Consulting Group for the introduction of a candidate, who is offered and accepts employment with the Client, is calculated as a percentage of the candidate’s first year’s total remuneration package.  The package is the combined dollar value of the base salary, plus any allowances, superannuation, bonus, advanced income or car allowance. Where a company vehicle is provided $20,000 will be the deemed value to the package when determining the placement fee.

The fee payable to Auslink Consulting Group by the Client for the selection of any employee is A FEE of the annual total package, ( plus Australian Goods and Services Tax ) plus expenses with the ACG a guarantee period of 90 days from the date of commencement of employment will apply. This payment shall be made in three parts. One-third at the commencement of the assignment, a further third at interview stage, and the balance once the candidate accepts the offer. The final third payment shall be adjusted according to the final package. To ensure the ACG guarantee, the fees must be paid in full within seven (7) days of issue of each invoice.

  1. Should a candidate, employed through our services, be dismissed or resign for any reason other than retrenchment within the guarantee period, Auslink Consulting Group will replace that person free of charge, exclusive of advertising costs, and expenses.   A guarantee is valid on the following basis:
    1. payment of the placement fee is received in full within seven (7) days of the invoice date;
    2. Auslink Consulting Group has sole rights to the replacement; and
    3. The replacement is based on the original specification.

Should the Client decide not to proceed with the replacement, or Auslink Consulting Group is unable to provide a suitable replacement, a credit of 50% for the next placement will be issued, the balance of the original 50% being retained as a service fee.  The suitable replacement must be provided within a period of six (6) weeks of the original candidate leaving. A ninety-day ACG guarantee is offered on the replacement appointment.  No credit shall apply where a replacement recruitment exercise is authorised by the Client, undertaken and then not proceeded with.  Auslink Consulting Group agrees to make every reasonable effort to select candidates suitable to the Client’s needs, but cannot accept responsibility for any loss, expense or damage however occasioned through the introduction and subsequent engagement of any candidate.

Please note that Auslink Consulting Group does not refund fees or any portion of fees under any circumstances, and time is of the essence.

If the Client takes the credit, then this credit is offset against future permanent billings during the following 12 months of the original placement.

  1. Should a Client engage directly or indirectly our candidate within 12 months of our verbal or written introduction or refer our candidate to any subsidiary, affiliate or related company which subsequently engages that person, the Client will be liable for the standard placement fees.
  2. Should a candidate be introduced on a temporary or contract employment basis and subsequently becomes a permanent employee of the Client, the normal permanent fee structure will apply.
  3. Invoices for advertising incurred on behalf of the Client and with the Client’s agreement are payable within seven (7) days of receipt of invoice, irrespective of whether a placement is made.
  4. If the Client is a corporation ( other than a corporation listed on the main board of the Australian Stock Exchange ) , each person who signs this agreement on behalf of the corporation:-
    1. warrants that he or she is duly authorised to agree and or sign this agreement on behalf of the corporation and
    2. is personally liable for the due performance of the corporation’s obligations under this agreement to the same extent as if that person has signed as the Client.