Bilingual Nannies Agency (the Agency) acts as an agent to introduce candidates for the post of a nanny (the Candidate) to families (the Client).

Bilingual Nannies Agency acts as a recruitment agency for clients looking to hire a nanny.

The agency does not employ any candidate directly or indirectly.

The candidate is introduced to the client with the understanding that she/he will be employed by the client directly.


The agency acts as an advisor to provide advice or recommendations; the final decision on
recruitment rests with the client.


The services of Bilingual Nannies Agency do not include the preparation, drafting or negotiation of the
employment contract concluded between the client and the selected candidate, nor the administrative
follow-up of this relationship (declaration to the competent bodies, preparation of payslips, etc.). Any
information that may be given by the agency on these elements shall be verified by the client
and shall in no way engage the responsibility of Bilingual Nannies Agency.

Payment of fees

The Provider's fees for its services are as set out on the "Fees & Terms and Conditions" page of the
website, which the client acknowledges having read and accepts without reservation.
There is an agreement between the agency and the client that there is a registration fee of 200 euros.

On the offering of a contract to a candidate, the client will be charged 15% of the annual net salary of the nanny. This is a one-time fee charged by the agency to the client for the services of recruiting a nanny. The client will have 14 days to make this payment from the date of invoice.


The agency will invoice the client when a candidate has accepted the position. All agency fees are due
within 14 days from the invoice date. Late payments will be subject to a 10 % surcharge.

All fees include VAT. Payment may be made by cheque or bank transfer. In the case of payment by bank transfer, the client is responsible for all corresponding fees related to the bank transfer. 

Refund

The agency provides an 8 week guarantee on all long term placements (12 weeks+). If an engagement is terminated within this period we will attempt to find a suitable replacement.If during the following 4 week period a replacement can not be found, a refund of the agency fee, as detailed below will be sent to you:

- departure during the 1st month 60 %
- departure during the 2nd month 40 %
- departure during the 3rd month 20 %

Conditions of refund :
- the refund excludes the initial 200 euros payment
- the job description has not been changed
- the former candidate has not left due to unreasonable working conditions
- the invoice has been paid during the 14 days period

No refund will be paid on the cancellation of a contract, or a refusal of any further candidate
presentation, or if a replacement is found by an alternative method.
Should a client withdraw a position for that ever reason, before the date of commencement international
nannies will reduce the agency fee by 50 % of the standard agency fee.
If for any reason the terms and conditions are not adhered to, no refund will be due.
The agency fee is applicable per placement whether temporary or permanent, and an additional fee for
any employee returning at a future date will be charged.
All travel expenses for the interviewing of candidates will be incurred by the prospective client.

Confidentiality

The client undertakes not to pass on to any other person any information of which it has been informed
by the agency.


All introductions and personal details of candidates sent from the agency will be kept confidential by
the client. The client undertakes not to introduce the candidates to third parties, any breach of this
agreement resulting in the employment of a candidate by a third party renders the client liable for the
payment of the agency fee.

Obligation of the Provider

The agency undertakes to carefully check the reliability and references of each candidate.
However, as a service provider, the agency cannot be held responsible for the actions of candidates once
they are in post.


While the agency endeavors to introduce suitable candidates, it can not guarantee that all the
information regarding the candidate is accurate, and does not accept liability for any misrepresentation.


The agency takes every care to personally interview and check all references of candidates, but it is the
responsibility of the employer to satisfy him/herself as to the qualifications, references and suitability of
the candidate. The agency does not accept liability or responsibility for any loss, damage or expense
resulting from the introduction, or any acts, commissions, or conduct from the candidates introduced.

 

General

The terms of the contract are not negotiable. Interviewing a candidate and offering the job to an applicant introduced by Bilingual Nannies Agency automatically implies acceptance of the terms of the contract.

The agency does not accept any variation of this contract without the express permission of the President or the Managing Director of the agency.

 

The terms of business are governed by French law.