Terms, conditions & fees

Your Recruitment Service Includes:

  • Targeted advertising

  • Assessment profiling

  • Criminal background checking

  • Thorough reference checking

  • Employment & tenancy references

  • Structured interviewing

  • Immigration processing (if required)

  • Pre employment drug testing

  • Negotiation of the offer package

  • Post placement follow & integration support

    $450+gst -Establishment fee

    $1200+gst -Successful position placement

Additional services: (Current Staff)

$99+gst -Drug test

$99+gst -Criminal background check

$40+gst per hr -Mediation/Negotiation  

(these conditions must be in your employment agreement to be carried out upon clients behalf)

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  1. Terms and Conditions for Provision of Recruitment & Consultancy Services by Farmtask.

  2. (''Farmtask'') locates, selects and places candidates for either permanent/temporary employment or engagement as an independent contractor (“candidate”) to client businesses (“the client”) on the following terms and conditions:

  3. ACCEPTANCE

    1. These terms and conditions apply to all referrals of candidates made to a client by Farmtask for either permanent employment or contract engagements, subject only to any variation recorded in writing and mutually agreed to by the parties.

    2. These terms and conditions also apply to any other consultancy services provided by the Farmtask to the client, unless any variation is recorded in writing and mutually agreed to by the parties.

  4. ADDITIONAL TERMS

    1. These terms and conditions (subject only to any written variation outlined under clause 1) compromise all of the terms, representations and warranties between the parties and take precedence over any prior discussions and/or agreements covering the services to be provided under this agreement by Farmtask to the client.

    2. Any implied terms, conditions or warranties are expressly excluded from this contract.

  5. FEES

    1. Where a client engages Farmtask to provide recruitment service for a role, an establishment fee is made by the client to Farmtask to commence carrying out the rec

    2. Where a candidate is introduced by Farmtask to a client and that candidate is employed by either the client or an associated party of the client then Farmtask’s standard fee as shown in the Fees and Guarantee section will be payable by the client.

    3. The client shall pay Farmtask the applicable fee even if the candidate is employed by the client in a different capacity or on a different basis to what the candidate was originally introduced for.

    4. The introduction period will run for a period of (3) three months, with such period commencing from the initial referral of the candidate to the client by the Farmtask.

    5. If a candidate supplied by Farmtask to a client is terminated (whether by dismissal or resignation) and within (3) three months of that original termination date is re-employed by the client or offered an alternative arrangement by the client or an associated party of the client, then the client will be charged a fee as per the Schedule of Fees. The fee will apply regardless of the position taken by the candidate.

  6. PAYMENTS

    1. The client will pay all charges and fees plus GST which have been invoiced to them by Farmtask  within (14) fourteen days from the commencement date of a candidate with a client.

    2. If a client does not make payment for permanent placement within (14) fourteen days after the candidate has started their employment with the client, then additional debt recovery costs will be applied to the total amount owing.

    3. The client will make payment for the provision of any additional psychometric testing requested within fourteen days from the date of the invoice.

    4. Farmtask may at its discretion charge additional travel rates above what is required with prior consultation with clients

    5. All charges and fees shown under this agreement are exclusive of GST. GST shall be calculated and shown in Farmtask’s invoice and must be paid by the client receiving the benefit of Farmtask’s services.

    6. Any dispute or set off claim raised by a client does not entitle the client to withhold payment of any money owed to Farmtask.

    7. Any costs incurred by Farmtask or its agents in recovering any debt owed by a client shall be added to the client’s invoice and be payable by the client upon demand.

  7. CONFIDENTIALITY

    1. Any information supplied to a client by Farmtask regarding a candidate is done so on a strictly confidential basis to enable the client to assess a candidate’s suitability for the position and except where authorised or required by law shall not be disclosed to any third party without the express written consent of Farmtask.

    2. All information disclosed by a client to Farmtask will be held confidential by Farmtask and will not be disclosed to any third party without the consent of the client.

    3. Any confidential information provided by a client to Farmtask may be accessed by any agent, employee or affiliate of Farmtask in order to complete a successful candidate placement for the client.

  8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    1. Farmtask endeavors to obtain accurate details on all candidates including their qualifications and experience. Farmtask is however reliant on the integrity of the information supplied to it by potential candidates placed by Farmtask.

    2. Farmtask accepts no responsibility or liability to a client or any associated party whether in contract, tort, statute or otherwise for any error, omission or loss (whether indirect, direct or consequential), costs or expenses (including legal costs) incurred as a result of a candidates acts or omissions.

    3. The client agrees to indemnify Farmtask against any claim that may arise due to the actions or omissions of a candidate.

    4. The client acknowledges and agrees that they are solely responsible for the recruitment decision they make. It is important that the client is entirely satisfied with a candidate before engagement.

    5. If Farmtask’s liability to a client cannot be excluded by operation of law, then Farmtask’s liability is limited (at its option) to either the resupply of the relevant services or the cost of the resupplying the relevant services.

  9. GOVERNING LAW

    1. These terms and conditions are governed by the law of New Zealand.

  10. ASSIGNMENT

    1. The client is not allowed to assign this agreement or the services to be provided to it by Farmtask without the prior written consent of Farmtask.

  11. ADVERTISING

    1. Farmtask will be responsible for the cost of all standard set advertising as disclosed to a client at the time of enquiry.

    2. Any further advertising over and above the standard set advertising e.g. display advertising or advertising in specialised publications shall be at the client’s sole expense, this includes and is not limited to any goods and services tax payable in connection with any further specialised advertising,

    3. Rates for further specialised advertising over and above the standard set advertising can be obtained from Farmtask upon request by the client.

    4. Any further specialised advertising fees incurred over and above the standard set advertising are payable by the client within fourteen days of the date of a Farmtask invoice for the provision of this service.

  12. OTHER TESTING

    1. Farmtask is also able to provide a variety of other testing options with respect to a candidate i.e. medical testing, addition drug testing, Qualifications referencing etc.

    2. Fees for any other testing required by a client are available upon request to Farmtask.

    3. Fees for any other testing undertaken on a candidate are payable by the client within (14) fourteen days of the date of invoice.

    4. Farmtask accepts no liability or responsibility for reliance by the client on any other testing undertaken on a candidate.

  13. CANDIDATE RECRUITMENT FEES

      1. Permanent and Fixed Term Placements

        1. The Farmtask fee is calculated as a flat fee comprised of an establishment fee to cover the time, travel, listings, vetting, criminal checks, drug checks and tenancy referencing. this fee is $450 and is made payable before the commencement of services.

        2. and a placement fee which is payable on the terms

        3. Unless otherwise agreed in writing by Farmtask, the fee calculation will be 15% plus GST on all placements.

        4. A minimum placement fee of $1,200 (ex GST) will apply for each permanent placement made with a client regardless of salary level for the position undertaken.

      2. Temporary and Contract Assignments

        1. The provision of temporary contractors is under a separate Contract for Services which contains provisions that are relevant to that service. Please refer to that document for terms and conditions. Where a contractor is taken on directly either on a contract or permanent basis (e.g. is bought out) either in the same or a different role, the above permanent placement fees will apply.

      3. Payment Terms for Permanent and Fixed Term Placements

        1. Payment for all permanent and fixed term placements successfully completed by the company for a client is due within (14) fourteen days from the date of commencement by the candidate. Failure to make payment within fourteen days from the commencement date will null and void the guarantee period.

        2. The client is also liable for any GST payable on the placement fee as indicated by the Tax Invoice.

      4. Nature of relationship between Client and Candidate:

        1. The client acknowledges and agrees that any permanent candidate provided to them by Farmtask becomes an employee of the client.

        2. The client shall be responsible for complying with all employment related legislation including the provisions of the Employment Relations Act and the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 and any amending or substituting Acts

        3. If Farmtask supplies the client with a contractor, then the client will be responsible for entry into an independent contractor agreement with that candidate and any contractual obligations or liabilities arising under that agreement.

      5. Payment terms for permanent placements

        1. Payment for all permanent placements successfully completed by Farmtask for a client is due within fourteen days from the date of commencement by the candidate. Failure to make payment within fourteen days from the commencement date will null and void the guarantee period.

        2. The client is also liable for any GST payable on the placement fee as indicated by the Tax Invoice.

      6. Nature of relationship between Client and Candidate:

        1. The client acknowledges and agrees that any permanent candidate provided to them by the Farmtask becomes an employee of the client.

        2. The client shall be responsible for complying with all employment related legislation including the provisions of the Employment Relations Act and the Health and Safety in Employment Act (including any amendments to those enactments).

        3. If Farmtask supplies the client with a contractor then the client will be responsible for entry into an independent contractor agreement with that candidate and any contractual obligations or liabilities arising under that agreement.

  14. TRAVEL EXPENSES

    1. Where a client requires a candidate and/or Farmtask representative to travel outside of Taranaki for an interview or assignment then the Farmtask shall be entitled to charge and invoice the client for any reason able costs and expenses incurred. Farmtask shall also be entitled to add an administration fee of 10% of the total cost incurred.

    2. The charge in clause 13.1 shall apply regardless of whether a candidate is placed successfully or not by the Farmtask.

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