TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS
A Temporary Placement is defined as a placement for any period less than six consecutive months. Weekly temporary placements cost 1500 Euros per week, including fees and VAT. Payment is due before start of placement. Each nanny can look after up to 3 children age 2 and up. For infants under age 1 you need one dedicated nanny per infant.
A Permanent Placement is defined as a placement for any period of more than six consecutive months. The
introduction fee for a Permanent Placement is 8 weeks of the Nanny’s gross salary + VAT minimum 1000 Euros + VAT.
a. All business undertaken between Mamatoto Nannies (“the Agency”) and the employer (“the Client”) is subject
to these terms and conditions. In the event of any conflict between these terms and conditions and any other
terms and conditions, the former shall prevail unless expressly agreed in writing to the contrary by the Agency
b. An introduction is deemed to be made when the Agency notifies the Client of a candidate’s name and / or
provides the Client with the candidate’s details.
c. If a candidate introduced by the Agency accepts an offer of employment from the Client, an introduction fee shall be payable calculated in accordance with clause 2.
d. The Agency will provide the Client with up to four candidates for consideration and interviews, based on the answers to the intake questionnaire.
e. The Client shall be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions if inter alia, any of the following
i) The Client receives an introduction of a candidate from the Agency and/or contacts the candidate and/or interviews the candidate and/or thereafter engages the candidate.
ii) The Client introduces a candidate or passes on an introduction to another employer.
2) INTRODUCTION FEES
a. The introduction fee payable will be depending upon whether the placement of a candidate by the Agency is a Permanent or Temporary Placement, and shall be payable in accordance with the fee structure
set out above.
b. All introduction fees are subject to VAT.
c. If a candidate introduced by the Agency is rejected (or rejects an offer of employment) by the Client, a full
introduction fee will be payable if the candidate is subsequently employed by the Client within 3 years of the
introduction or last employment by the client.
d. If a client employs a member of staff who has been introduced by Mamatoto Nannies or its subsidiaries but does not inform the
Agency within 7 days, the fee payable will be subject to a 50% surcharge.
e. If our invoice is not paid by 30 days of the invoice date, the Agency reserves the right to pass it to a debt
collector which will incur an additional fee of 10% of the total invoice in addition to collection fees which will be charged to the Client.
a. For Permanent Placements the introduction fee will become due and payable within 7 working days from the
candidates start date.
b. For Temporary Placements the introduction fee will be invoiced upon confirmation of the starting date of the
placement and the introduction fee must be paid in full prior to the commencement of the placement.
c. The Agency reserves the right to charge interest on overdue invoices from the date of invoice until payment
calculated at the monthly rate of 5% in the event of legal proceeding being commenced by the Agency to recover
the fee. The rate of interest will be the then current rate from the date on which proceedings are instigated. Clause 6 below will only be applicable if clause 3 (a) above has been adhered
a. All information supplied by the Agency is confidential. If the Client passes on the details of a candidate to a
third party who subsequently employees the candidate, then the Client will remain liable for the full introduction
fee, and the replacement provisions in clause 6 will not apply.
5) TEMPORARY PLACEMENTS
a. If a Temporary Placement becomes a Permanent Placement, the full permanent placement introduction fee
will be payable. The replacement provisions in clause 6 below shall apply.
b. Following cessation of a Temporary Placement, if the Client offers further employment, either permanent or
temporary within 36 months of cessation of the first temporary placement, a further fee will be payable in
accordance with clause c below. The replacement provisions in clause 6 will apply only if the Client offers a
c. If a Temporary Placement is extended, the Agency will recalculate the amount due and issue a revised invoice
so that the appropriate fee can be charged, the revised introduction fee will become due and payable within 7
working days of the date of invoice.
a. The Agency fees are non-refundable.
b. If the employment of a candidate introduced by the Agency is terminated within eight weeks from the date
of commencement of employment, the Agency will provide one replacement candidate only (from a suitable
selection) at no extra cost (unless the Client’s requirements, job description, or the nature of the experience
sought have altered, or the salary and conditions offered are not at current market rates, in which case an
additional payment may be required) provided that the following conditions have been satisfied:
i) The original introduction fee has paid in accordance with clause 3.
ii) The Agency is advised of the termination of employment of a candidate in writing within 14 days of
iii) The working conditions of candidates are reasonable and as agreed prior to commencement.
7) REFERENCES AND SUITABILITY
a. The Client will be responsible for taking up references and obtaining confirmation of qualifications and shall
satisfy him or herself as to the actual suitability of any candidate introduced by the Agency for the specific
b. The Agency makes no warranty or guarantee, express or implied as to the suitability of any candidate
introduced to the Client.
c. The Agency shall not be liable to the Client for any loss, liability, damage, costs, claims or expenses suffered
or incurred by the Client arising from or connected with the recruitment or engagement of any candidate by the
Client howsoever arising.
d. The Client will be responsible for the permanent candidates remuneration.
8) CANCELLATION FEE
a. If prior to commencement of the employment of a candidate the Client cancels the employment, 25% of the
introductory fee will be payable to the Agency as a cancellation fee. Payment will become due within seven
working days from the date of invoice.
a. The Client undertakes to provide a contract of employment upon engagement, and is responsible for the
candidate’s Tax and Insurance contribution, obtaining work permits and satisfying any medical requirements or qualifications as required by law.
b. The Client is requested to reimburse all reasonable travelling expenses to the interview upon presentation of
receipt, and to accept reverse charge calls from prospective candidates calling long distance.
Signed on behalf of the Agency_______________________________________Date__________________
Printed name of consultant________________________________________________________________
Client’s signature __________________________________________________Date_________________
Printed name of Client____________________________________________________________________
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS