Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions



These terms and conditions take effect from 1 February 2022

1.1 No variation of these terms is valid or shall be binding on Soho Editor Limited (Hereinafter

referred to as Soho) unless confirmed in writing with the authority of a Director. This agreement sets

out the entire agreement between the parties at the date hereof relating to the services and

supersedes any prior agreements or arrangements (whether oral or in writing) between the parties

relating thereto. This agreement can only be modified by a written instrument signed by both


1.2 All accounts and charges are payable within 30 days from receipt of invoice and payment should

be made to Outsource Financials Ltd, First Floor, 1 Oak House, Southend Office Village,

Journeyman’s Way, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 5TF as collecting agents. Receipt of invoice shall be

deemed to be two days after the date shown on the invoice. VAT is payable at the prevailing rate.

1.3 Soho reserves the right to charge interest at the annual rate of 5% above the base rate from time

to time of the Company’s bankers (both before and after judgment) and that such interest may be

claimed by the Company from the date of invoices until the date of payment.

1.4 If any employee of Soho or any of its subsidiary companies is engaged by the Client on a

temporary, permanent, or self-employed basis, these terms of business will apply, and the Client

will be liable to Soho for an introduction fee equivalent to the normal permanent fee in the event of

permanent employment.

1.5 Soho can accept no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, costs or expenses howsoever

caused which the Client may suffer or for which the Client may become liable arising out of or in

connection with or as a result of the introduction to the client or the engagement by the Client of a


1.6 By asking Soho to introduce a candidate for permanent employment or by agreeing to engage or

make use of such a candidate in any position of employment or work the Client is deemed to have

accepted these terms of business. For the purposes of this clause the word introduce shall be

deemed to include without limitation the provision by Soho Editor of any details whether written or

oral of a candidate for permanent employment.

1.7 By agreeing to engage or make use of a candidate introduced by Soho the Client will be liable for

the appropriate introduction fee.

1.8 The Client shall notify Soho immediately a candidate introduced by Soho is engaged.

1.9 If the Client, without notifying Soho, engages a candidate in any capacity within one year of the

candidate being introduced by Soho, or if the client or a member of the Client’s staff refers a person

introduced by Soho to some other person or body and that other person or body engages the

candidate in any capacity whether temporary, permanent or self-employed, the Client will be liable

for an introduction fee for permanent staff at the prevailing rate x 2 based on the total first year’s

remuneration quoted by the Client on the registration of the vacancy, without entitlement to rebate.

Interest at the annual rate of 5% above the base rate from time to time of the Company’s bankers

(both before and after judgment) and that such interest may be claimed by the Company from the

date of invoices until the date of payment.

1.10 In the event that the client is placed in administration, receivership or is declared insolvent all

fees owing to Soho will be classed as monies owed to employees for the purposes of the insolvency

act 1986.

1.11 The Client is responsible for the taking up of references as to the candidate’s qualifications,

capabilities, integrity, medical history and suitability to meet the job specification. It is also the

Client’s responsibility to obtain a work permit wherever necessary.


1.12 As an introduction to our service the fee for permanent recruitment will be 13%. If the

Consultants fees are paid in full in accordance with the clauses above and the Client notifies the

Consultant in writing within fourteen days of termination of permanent engagement.

The following scale of refunds are then available:


For engagements terminating during or at the end of refund

Weeks 1 to 4 - 100% less £495 admin fee

Weeks 5 to 8 - 70%

Weeks 9 to 12 - 30%