Employer terms and conditions

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These Terms and Conditions govern your relationship with Inspiring Interns ("us", "we" or the "Business"). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law.

The Engagement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties. You acknowledge that you have not relied on any statement, promise, representation, assurance or warranty made or given by or on behalf of the Business which is not set out in the Engagement.

If you have any questions on the Terms and Conditions, please contact Ben Rosen by clicking here or 0207 269 6143.

  1. Definitions:
    a. In these terms and conditions, unless the context requires otherwise, the following definitions apply:
    1. The Business: Media and Data Services Limited, trading as Inspiring Interns, a company incorporated in England with the registered number 05831136 whose registered office is at 28 Carrwood, Hale Barnes, WA15 0EJ;
    2. Applicant: a person seeking a position with a Client as an intern or job-seeker;
    3. Client: the person or company or organisation who has agreed to engage the Applicant's services through the Business and who has agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions;
    4. Commencement Date: the date agreed between the Client and the Business for the Applicant to start work for the Client pursuant to the Engagement;
    5. Engagement (including Engage and Engaged): the placing of an Applicant introduced by the Business with a Client through:
      1. an interview; or
      2. employment or use; or
      3. a contract of service or for services; or
      4. in a personal or corporate capacity as agent or distributor for the Client,
      5. within 18 months from the date of Introduction. This applies notwithstanding whether the Client knew of the Applicant previously or the Client knew the Applicant prior to introduction.
    6. Fee: the fee payable by the Client to the Business upon the placement of an Applicant by the Business with the Client.
  2. Internship & permanent placement fees:
    a. The following Fee is payable in respect of each Engagement:
    Internships fees
    per month
    Recruitment fees
    10-15% of starting salary
    Internship 3 £550 10%
    Internship 2 £550 12.5%
    Internship 1 £550 15%
    Extension beyond 3 months 1-12 £300 10% (*)
    (*) Should the internship last more than 12 months, we charge a reduced permanent fee of 5% of the starting salary for a permanent hire.
    Permanent hire n/a n/a 15%
  3. Payment;
    1. The Fee is payable within 30 days of the date of invoice.
    2. VAT is payable on the Fee.
    3. The Client is responsible for notifying the Business in the case of an Applicant being engaged on a permanent basis and must do so within 7 days from the end date of the internship period.
    4. The Business reserves the right to charge interest at 8% above the national base rate on invoices not settled within 30 days of the date of the Business' invoice and on invoices subsequently issued until paid in full.
  4. Refunds/Replacements and Termination:
    1. Internships
      1. Save as expressly set out in these terms and conditions, the Fee is non-refundable.
      2. Should the Client not be satisfied with the Applicant it must notify the Business immediately. The Business will then endeavour to find an immediate replacement at no extra cost.
      3. If, during this time, the Client makes alternative arrangements or requests not to have a replacement or otherwise, the Business will provide a refund on a pro rata basis in accordance with the length of time the Applicant has been hosted by the Client.
    2. Permanent placements
      1. Subject to these terms and conditions, in the event of an Applicant engaged on a permanent basis through the Business resigning or being released for any reason within eight weeks of commencing employment we shall undertake to replace the Applicant at no extra charge or offer a full credit of our Fee.
  5. Miscellaneous:
    1. The Client agrees to notify the Business immediately once an Applicant is engaged.
    2. The Client agrees to supply copies of all correspondence to any Applicant introduced to the Client by the Business up to the Commencement Date.
    3. Where such arrangements are concluded otherwise than in the presence of a representative of the Business, the Client agrees to notify the Business immediately where an Engagement has been accepted by an Applicant and to supply details to the business of the proposed Commencement Date and the proposed duration of the Engagement and the agreed wages.
    4. The Business acts as an agent. It does not directly or indirectly employ the Applicant.