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Work finding services agreement

This agreement for ‘Work Finding Services’ is between James Chase Solutions Limited (James Chase) of 4th Floor, 1 Queen Square, Brighton, BN1 4NP (“We, “Us”, “Our” and “Ours”) including for the purposes of this agreement, our subsidiary or associated companies and the candidate (“You”, “Your”, “Work-seeker” and “Candidate

Our standard terms and conditions for all candidates:

  1. We act as an employment agency when arranging permanent appointments on behalf of permanent candidates.

  2. We act as an employment business when arranging contract assignments on behalf of contract candidates as defines in the Conduct Regulations.

  3. We are required to attain, and you agree to provide us with proper evidence of your identity. This may include producing your original passport and your right to work in the United Kingdom, as per The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003 (“Conduct Regulations 2003”) and the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

  4. Before we introduce you to a hirer we require confirmation of any qualifications or certificates that are referred to in your curriculum vitae or otherwise disclosed by you, which the hirer considers are necessary, or which are required by law or by any professional body, to work in the position which the hirer seeks to fill.

  5. Where required by law, any professional body or by the hirer in respect of prospective employment, and in order to provide with work finding services you shall provide us with:

    1. The appropriate authority to undertake background checks as may be necessary from time to time;

    2. with the names of two referees who you agree we may obtain a reference from about you for work finding purposes;

    3. A complete explanation of any gaps in between employment including activity during such gaps which is necessary and reasonable to progress any application;

  6. We are under no obligation and make no representation that we can or will find work for you. 

  7. These terms are for work finding services only and do not create an employment relationship between us and you.

  8. It is a condition of this Agreement that you provide us with all information if you have previously worked in any capacity with the hirer directly or through any third party.

  9. If you agree for us to put you forward for the vacant position you thereby authorise us to disclose all relevant information to the hirer as is reasonably required to consider your application for the vacant position. 

  10. Any written offer may be subject to you satisfying additional conditions of employment.

  11. You will not bring our name and/or the hirer’s name into disrepute, including engaging in any detrimental conduct and shall notify us if any such cause for concern arises.

  12. When on hirer’s site, you will comply with all relevant policies (including health and safety, anti-bribery and security), and will notify us about any hazards to health or safety should they come to your attention. 

  13. You authorise us to take copies of all documents provided by you or obtained by us for work finding purposes for our records.

  14. You agree to our use, retention, processing and verification of all information and documents that you have provided or which we have obtained as necessary for the performance of our work finding services to you in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

  15. You agree to notify us in writing to should you wish your registration on our database be removed. Notwithstanding this, we may remove your details from our database at any time in our sole discretion.

  16. Should you wish to make a complaint or raise any grievance with us about the work finding services we ask that you do so in writing to a relevant manager or Director of James Chase.

  17. We do not accept responsibility and will not be liable for any loss suffered by you by reason of the hirer withdrawing the offer of employment, for failure to meet the employment conditions that the offer may be subject to or for any decision that you make to leave or resign from your current employment. 

  18. We do not guarantee or represent the suitability of any work found and we will not be liable for any loss suffered if the work found is not suitable. 

  19. No variation to these terms is valid unless agreed in writing by both parties.

  20. The type of work that we shall seek for you will be in the IT sector. We shall seek work for you with appropriate market rate pay and conditions but the minimum pay you can expect will be at least the National Minimum Wage from time to time in force.

Additional Terms and Conditions for Candidates

  1. We operate as an Employment Business when providing work finding services to a temporary candidate and do not charge you a fee. 

  2. Unless notified otherwise, all Temporary Candidates will be engaged under a contract for services. Should we locate temporary work for you, the terms in this Agreement, our standard terms with a limited company provider and the Assignment Schedule shall apply. 

  3. If you are a limited company provider and wish to opt out of the Agency Worker Regulations (“AWR”) 2010 please provide us with adequate written notice, such notice shall be incorporated herein by reference. 

  4. We shall make payment to you regardless of whether we have receive payment from the Hirer for any work performed. However, failure by you to submit your timesheets in a timely fashion that are authorised by the hirer confirming hours worked on a weekly basis may result in a delay in payment.

  5. You acknowledge that there may be periods when no suitable work is available and agree we have no liability to you for any gaps of work.

  6. You are under no obligation to accept any Assignment Schedule offered to you.

  7. In the event that suitable temporary work is found for you and an Assignment Schedule offered, the rate and frequency of pay, type of work and length of notice period will be determined in the Assignment Schedule. Payment is calculated on the basis of rates paid by the hirer during normal working hours. Our standard remuneration interval is weekly, unless agreed otherwise in the Assignment Schedule. 

  8. You will perform services for the hirer in accordance with the Assignment Schedule and as an independent contractor. Nothing in these terms shall render you an employee, agent, or partner of us or the hirer.

  9. The Assignment Schedule will confirm the start date of the Assignment, the duration or likely duration, location, hours required, whether expenses are payable, intervals of payment, in addition to any health and safety requirements, all other relevant rules, regulations, policies and information applicable to the Assignment. Should you accept the Assignment Schedule you agree to comply with all terms contained therein.

  10. Should you accept any Assignment Schedule you warrant that you are qualified for and suit the requirements as stipulated in the vacancy notice or Assignment Schedule and that you have read and understood the terms. 

  11. Where applicable, details of any annual leave entitlement shall be in accordance with the prevailing statutory entitlement (5.6 weeks paid leave), including those under the Working Time Regulations 1998 and/or the AWR 2010. Our holiday calendar year runs from 1 January to 31 December. 

  12. You are under no obligation to work any hours other than what you have accepted in the Assignment Schedule. 

  13. You agree to full indemnify us and the hirer on demand for all damages, loss, claims, demands, expenses (including reasonable legal fees and other professional expenses), costs and liabilities which we may at any time suffer or incur as a result of breach of your obligations of this Agreement, improper tax reporting or for any non-payment of income tax or national insurance as determined by the relevant tax authority. 

  14. We or the hirer may terminate an Assignment at any time and for any reason with immediate effect upon delivery of notice and neither of us shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result. For avoidance of doubt, this includes terminating an Assignment at any time prior to the start date. Should this occur you agree to leave the Assignment accordingly and in a professional manner. 

  15. Likewise, you may also terminate an Assignment at any time and for any reason with immediate upon delivery of notice and without liability.

  16. You agree to immediately repay to us any outstanding amounts, sums owed or overpayments made in error upon written demand. 

  17. We have no obligation to provide you with any information or service other than specifically set out in this Agreement or as required by law. 

  18. All standard terms and conditions for all candidates contained above shall apply, where applicable.

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