What happens if I employ a contractor permanently?


When a fixed term or consultant employee, as introduced by RMM, is appointed permanently by The Client, a permanent placement fee of ten (10) percent of the First years remuneration including bonuses, allowances and commissions becomes applicable as well as the Warranty. 

What warranty is in place if the candidate resigns?

This text is copied from our full Terms and Conditions. 


7.1 Each Party warrants that this Agreement has been duly authorized by it and has been entered into by a duly authorized representative, and that all consents, licenses, permits and authorizations have been obtained and all conditions of all governmental and other authorities have been fulfilled to enable it to enter into this Agreement and to perform all its obligations hereunder.

What are your legal rights with regards to resignation?

Herewith a brief legal summary to understand your rights and the legal position with regards to resignation:

Resignation is a unilateral act on the part of an employee which brings the employment relationship to an end. In other words, by handing in her resignation, the employee ends the employment relationship.

 It is something done by the employee alone and is not something that requires your input or agreement. The court clarified that a resignation involves two separate elements.

         1. The unilateral act of resignation; and 

Is a probation clause better than a 3 month contract?

A Fixed Duration contract is fixed in duration.  If one employs an employee for a fixed period then legally the length of the contract is binding until the termination date of the contract (3 months in this case). If an employee is employed for 3 months, then the employer cannot terminate the services of the employee before the 3 month period is complete. The implications are that an employer can end up with an employee that is not performing well, despite training and feedback, and the employer will have to see the contract through to its termination date. 

Can I buy LRA compliant employment contracts for my company?

We have up to date LRA employment contracts that can be purchased. 

The contracts are entirely generic so that your company can include your logo and details. 

The Permanent employment contracts is R750.00 excl VAT. 

The Fixed duration employment contract is R750.00 excl VAT.

What is Flexible working?

What is Flexible work?

Flexible work or flexi work is when a worker is not required to work a standard 8am to 5pm day in the office.  The employee can work hours before, during or after this time frame to complete the required work.

Must a certain amount of hours be completed?

What does the law say about fixed 3 month contracts?

Section 198B(1) defines a fixed term contract as a contract of employment that terminates on:


·         the occurrence of a specific event;

·         the completion of a specified task or project;

·         a fixed date other than an employee’s normal or agreed retirement age.

How does RecruitMyMom.co.za work?

Employers post a time-wise job on the site via the Employers Page. Job posting and registration is free. 

What other Employer services do you offer?

We offer the following services in addition to consulting and recruitment:

  •  a payroll service for temporary appointments. 
  • You can purchase from us a generic South African Labour Relations Act compliant employment contract for both fixed duration and permanent employees.
  • Security and background checks.


Can I access the candidates CV's?

Yes, as a job-provider you can access the CV's of members of RecruitMyMom that apply for a position you advertise on this website. If you select a higher service level then as a job-provider you will  be sent the short-list of the best candidates. 

If a job provider has selected the Permanent position 5% Basic Service Level,  he/she will recieve email notification that a CV is waiting on the site as well as a copy of the covering note from the candidate. 

Log-in to your client account. 


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