Fee Structure & Terms of Business - Recruitment Services

We offer a tiered fee structure that is fixed to provide transparency and allow you to make informed decisions about investing in this service. Prices start at $2997 and tiers are based on annual salary for the position.

Terms and Conditions for Recruitment Services


CLOTHIER CAREERS Terms of Business

Conditions under which these Terms and Conditions Apply


  • By entering into an agreeemtn, the Client authorises Clothier Careers to undertake and be remunerated for successful placement of one or more permanent employees. Also, acceptance of any resume supplied upon request by the Client effectively engages these terms of business should you proceed with the candidate’s application to your company.


  • The Client will be regarded as having agreed to all of these terms and conditions if you:
  1. interview a person for employment who we introduce to you; or
  2. employ or engage a person we introduce to you; or
  3. refer a person we introduce to you to a third party who then employs or engages that person.


This applies in relation to any person we introduce to you within 12 months prior to the date of that person’s interview, employment or reference with you.


1.3. Any additional products or services purchased by the Client will be covered in a separate statement of work between the Client and Clothier Careers.

  1. Definitions

For the purposes of this Agreement:


  • A “Candidate” is any prospective permanent employee that we offer for a position with you in relation to an assignment or role you have provided to us.


  • The “Client” is the company seeking to engage Clothier Careers for the purposes of hiring a prospective employee under this Agreement.


  • ”Recruitment Fees” means the fees set out in section 10 below.


  1. Payment of Fees

    Recruitment Fees become payable by the Client to Clothier Careers when you:
    • employ or engage a person we introduce to you; or
    • refer a person we introduce to you to a third party who then employs or engages that person.


  • Recruitment Fees apply in relation to any person we introduce to you within 12 months prior the date of the employment or engagement.


  • Recruitment Fees are payable within 14 days of invoice which will be issued at the point of successful placement.


  • Clothier Careers reserves the right to vary the Recruitment Fees from time to time by written notice.


  • If the Client’s hiring decision is deferred, Recruitment Fees are due and payable if any candidate referred by Clothier Careers is employed by You, in any position, within twelve (12) months of the initial introduction.


  1. Termination of Agreement
    • This Agreement may be terminated at any time by either party upon 30 days’ written notice to the other party.


  • Any payments due and outstanding at the time of termination will become immediately payable.


  • Clothier Careers reserves the right to charge for out-of-pocket expenses (advertising, couriers, profiling, etc.) and our consultants’ time, should the position be cancelled or withdrawn.


  1. Replacement Guarantee
    • Should the engagement of any Candidate terminate up to three months (90 days) from the date of commencement, Clothier Careers will endeavour to seek a replacement Candidate at no extra cost to the Client on the condition that:


  1. the first Candidate leaves not due to any restructuring or redundancy measures; and
  2. all fees, charges and expenses owing by the Client in respect of the placement of the original Candidate have been paid in full in accordance with the payment terms set forth in these Terms of Business, and the Client has no other amounts outstanding to Clothier Careers.
  3. the request to replace the Candidate is given exclusively to Clothier Careers;
  4. the original job description and assignment specification does not alter; and
  5. there is not an unreasonable delay by the Client in instructing Clothier Careers to source the replacement Candidate



  • Clothier Careers reserves the right not to replace the original candidate if employment ceases for reasons beyond Clothier Careers's control such as redundancy, restructuring, economic circumstances, change of management or substantial change from original job description; or employer misconduct which includes sustainable allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, misrepresentation of the position, failure to provide safe working conditions or unfair dismissal.


  • Replacement Candidates provided under this Clause. 5.1. The replacement guarantee is not transferable to other placements or recruitment services, and the Client is not entitled to any credit or refund for replacement guarantees that the Client does not wish to pursue or which are undertaken by Clothier Careers but not completed.


Note that this guarantee only applies to the first Candidates’ engagement, not to that of any subsequent replacements.


  1. Liability for Candidates
    • Whilst Clothier Careers will take all reasonable measures to ensure the selection of quality Candidates, we are not liable for any acts or omissions of by the Candidates themselves and hence accept no liability for any loss or damage, or other costs irrespective of how they are caused, which you may suffer or for which you may become liable arising out of, or in connection with the introduction of the Candidate to your organisation or the Candidate’s subsequent employment with your organisation.


  • We give no warranty (either expressed or implied) in respect of any Candidate introduced, and accept no liability for any failure of a Candidate to perform or to comply with his/her terms of employment or for any loss, expense, damage or delay how so ever arising from the introduction of the Candidate to the Client or from his/her engagement by You.


  • Insofar as we or any Candidate provides details of a Candidate’s medical history, present state of health, previous terms and conditions of employment, names and addresses of previous employers, periods of employment, circumstances in which previous employment terminated, criminal convictions, personal details, ability to work in Australia, visas, work permits, qualifications or education generally, we shall have no liability for any loss damage or cost related to the fact that such details are found to be incorrect or misleading.


  • Except as required under the current Trade Practices Act we make no representations and give no warranties expressly or impliedly and to the suitability of a Candidate for a particular position. The offer of employment to a Candidate and the consequences thereof following the introduction of that Candidate by the Client are entirely at the Client’s own risk.


  1. Confidentiality


  • All personal information provided to the Client is provided on a strictly confidential basis and must not be disclosed to any third party without the consent of Clothier Careers. The Client agrees to comply with the Privacy laws and not to use such information except to the extent necessary to assess the suitability of a candidate for permanent employment.


  • All information supplied by the Client to Clothier Careers will be kept strictly confidential and will not be disclosed to a third party without the Client


  1. Amendment


  • These Terms and Conditions may not be amended or supplemented except in writing by a representative of Clothier Careers.


  1. Governing Law


  • These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the Laws of the state or territory where the Candidate is to be employed.



  1. Recruitment Fee Schedule


All successful permanent placements will be billed to the Client as a fixed fee, based on the amount of their total annual remuneration package including superannuation and car allowance (charged at $15,000 when applicable). A fixed fee applies unless the total remuneration package exceeds $100,000, whereby a percentage of 15% of the package will be billed to the client upon placement.

The following table provides the schedule of Recruitment Fees payable upon successful placement of a Candidate with the Client:


Recruitment Fees –Total Annual Gross Remuneration

Percentage of Total Annual Gross Remuneration payable as Recruitment Fees


Up to $43,000


$43,001 - $60,000


$60,001 - $75000


$75,001 - $85,000


$85,001 +

15% of total remuneration package

Non salary provisions such as a motor vehicle will be taken into account. A car included in the package will be assessed at $15,000. The value of all other non-salary benefits will be taken into account and agreed between Clothier Careers and the Client.

Where a Candidate is placed in a Permanent role on a part-time basis the salary for calculating the placement fee will be on the basis of a full-time equivalent salary.