Terms and Conditions

As of: January 1, 2024

Recruitment | Headhunting

We typically only acknowledge circumstances that align with or are consistent with our General Terms and Conditions unless we have explicitly agreed to their validity in writing. Furthermore, our terms and conditions also extend to all subsequent transactions with the client, eliminating the requirement for repeated references to their validity.

1. LGR receives a fee of 20% - 33% of the gross annual income from the client for proof of the conclusion of an employment contract. LGR provides evidence by sending a subcontractor, or by handing over or sending a candidate's personnel documents.

2. The entitlement to a fee arises within 12 months of the candidate's introduction. The crucial date is the handover or delivery of personnel documents — if a legally binding employment contract is signed with the candidate within this period, regardless of its execution and terms. After six months of presenting the candidate, the client has the chance to demonstrate that LGR placement was not a contributing factor in hiring.

3. The fee calculation is contingent upon gross annual income, which encompasses additional voluntary paid monthly salaries, bonuses, contractual bonus arrangements, and all monetary employer benefits.

4. The client is expected to inform LGR of the conclusion of a contract with a candidate without being prompted. The client is expected to provide unsolicited information about the agreed gross annual income by presenting a copy of the employment, service, or work contract. If the client fails to provide this information, LGR will use the salary expectations stated by the candidate in their application as the basis for calculating the consultant's fee. Alternatively, LGR reserves the right to estimate remuneration at their discretion.

General Provisions

1. The client ensures that all personnel documents provided are kept confidential and are only used for the purpose of filling their own position. They are not allowed to share these documents, information, or details about applicants from LGR with third parties without LGR's consent. The rejected applicants' documents must be destroyed immediately. The client is obligated to comply with data protection regulations, including the European General Data Protection Regulation (EU-GDPR).

2. The client must provide all the necessary documents, data, and information required for the order to be completed. LGR guarantees that all information is treated confidentially and is only used for brokerage purposes. It is not shared with third parties.

3. LGR maintains confidentiality regarding all information designated as confidential by the client. LGR instructs subcontractors and employees to do the same and to maintain confidentiality regarding any information they may come across while working with the client.

4. LGR's liability is limited to intentional or grossly negligent acts by LGR or its employees or commissioned third parties, as well as any breach of essential contractual obligations. Essential contractual obligations are those that must be met for the contract to be fulfilled and whose compliance the other contractual partner can rely on. If LGR is found to be negligent in breaching an essential contractual obligation, its liability is limited to direct and foreseeable damage. This limitation of liability does not apply to damages resulting from injury to life, body, or health caused by LGR's breach of duty or that of their legal representative or vicarious agent.

5. The terms and conditions of LGR offers are subject to change.

6. The LGR's fee claims are independent of the client's designation of individuals verified by the LGR.

7. The client undertakes to reimburse the travel costs of candidates and LGR employees incurred during personal interviews. For this purpose, the client informs LGR of its requirements for reimbursement of travel expenses.

8. The stated billing rates, commissions, third-party costs, and travel expenses have to be added to the applicable VAT.

9. Invoices are immediately due for payment. In the event of late payment, statutory default interest will be charged for the period of delay, unless otherwise agreed upon in the recruitment service agreement. Only undisputed and legally established counterclaims can be offset against an invoice. The client's right to retention is limited to counterclaims based on the same contractual relationship.

10. To be effective, changes and additions to the contract must be made in writing and signed by both parties or confirmed in writing by the LGR.

11. The place of jurisdiction for all disputes between merchants, legal entities under public law, and special funds under public law is Eisenstadt (Austria) unless the counterclaim is undisputed or legally binding. The same applies if the client does not have general jurisdiction in Austria.

12. The client's economically controlled and affiliated companies are treated equally.

13. The laws of the Republic of Austria apply.

14. Only the German wording of these General Terms and Conditions is binding for interpretation.

15. Data processing information can be found in our data protection declaration.