candidate terms-Welcome to HtE Recruitment

candidate terms

HTE Recruitment - using our services.

HtE Recruitment under the 1973 Recruitment act is acting as a Employment agency in relation to finding candidates for full time positions within the UK,  Channel Islands and Isle of Man. This page is our terms of service to candidates who engage with us in finding fulltime work.

Agency - is the recruitment agency
Job seeker - is yourself, the candidate looking for work
Client - is the end employer
no show - this is a candidate who fails to attend a interview without telling the agency in advance
CV - the document the job seeker produces that include job history and dates

If the job seeker wishes to apply for a position HtE Recruitment is recruiting for, on behalf of a client, the job seeker is required to submit a cv to the Agency. The job seeker is required to have a telephone registration or face to face registration with a recruitment consultant, before a cv can be submitted to the end client. This is to identify if you meet the requirements for the role and the qualifications required.

We require all CV's and information to be correct from the job seeker.  Job offers can be withdrawn by clients if the information at a later stage turns out to not be correct. The agency holds no responsibilty if the job seeker does not provide correct information. The information includes correct dates of employment (inc months), grades of qualifications and correct job titles.

Under GDPR the agency does require to store your contact details and track the process of application. The agency does require to store information of a application process (cv sending, interview stage and offers) for a minimum of 2 years. We store all details on a secured database.
The job seeker is required to give permission for the agency to submit cv's to the client and upon a offer,contact details for the offer letter.

No shows:
If you do not show up to a interview, the agency can not work with you in the future and will keep records on file of this. Clients plan the week around interviews and it makes the agency lookbad,  the agency is very strict on not working with candidates who have not shown up.  If you can not make a interview, please let us knowin advance. If for any reasons you can not tell us in advance, you must send proof of why you could not attend within 7 days of the interview, after 7 days you will no longer be able to use our services.

There is no placement costs to the job seeker for using our services. If a CV is in poor condition including formating and spelling mistakes, the agency under the Recruitment act can charge admin costs. The consultant will also mention this in advance, the costs are based on 45mins of the national minimum wage rate, as the charge for formating CVs. We offset these charges for admin costs and do not charge this to the job seeker, This charge is only charagable if you do not show upto a interview and waste the agency time by preparing the CV for you and you fail to attend without letting the agency know in advance. The current admin charge is £6.15 plus vat to format CV's and check spelling mistakes.

In the work place, the agency takes no responsibility and the client is responsible for H&S onsite. If you are a chef candidate, you must follow the allergens information fromthe client and work in a safe way in a practical interview. The agency takes no responsibility for the job seekers actions and the job seeker is responsibile for there own actions. You must ask the client of allergens information and follow instructions from the client

The information the agency shares about a client is confidential and the job seeker must not share this with anyone.

The job seeker is responsibile for research into the position and client. The job seeker must show up in clean clothes,  have any mobile phone devices (handheld or wearable) turned off or on mute and must not answer these during a interview.

Returning of calls
The job seeker must call the agency on the morning of a interview and confirm they areturning up. The job seeker also must comebackwithin 72 hours of a phone message or email about a client wanting to see them.

Costs of travel
The agency is not responsible for the travel costs to a interview. The job seeker is responsible for the travel costs

Employment contract
If the client offers aemployment contract, this contract is between the client and the job seeker

These will be indifferent formats, depending on the client. These can include practical interviews, working trial shifts, trade tests. These are part of the assessment process an are not paid. You are required to take your  ID to these parts of the interview process.

The job seeker is responsible to provide the agency contact details for a reference

Right to work in the uk
The job seeker must have documents as proof of the right to workin the UK. These documents must be taken to a client interview and on the 1st day of employment

Agency working hours
Our office hours are  monday and tuesday 8-530, wednesday and thursday 8-5 and  8-4 fridays.


The job seeker acknowledges that all copyright, trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights deriving from services carried out by him/her for the Hirer during the Assignment shall belong to the Hirer. Accordingly thejob seeker shall execute all such documents and do all such acts as the Employment agency shall from time to time require in order to give effect to its rights pursuant to this clause.

These Terms are governed by the law of England & Wales/Scotland/ Northern Ireland and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England & Wales/ Northern Ireland. The job seeker agrees that we can not provide further services if they do not turn up to a interview and they have accepted the interview, unless they call us to letus know.