Recruit now, pay later

For recruiters: receive recruitment fees upfront, while your clients pay by instalments.

For employers: improve cash flow by paying fees in monthly instalments.

Improve cash flow
Choose a plan that suits
Pay fees in instalments
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Why APay?

Ease the financial impact when hiring

Recruiters and employers can benefit from APay, a buy now, pay later solution for recruitment fees. The recruiter get paid upfront and the employer pays the fee over monthly instalments, improving cash flow on both sides of the transaction.

Get fees up-front

Waiting for payment of recruitment fees can cause cash flow pressure; making it difficult to pay commissions and grow the business. Get immediate payment of fees with APay.

Overcome fee objections

Rather than reducing your margins to win business, give your clients the option to pay by instalments.

Competitive advantage

Stand out in a crowded marketplace and offer an option that competitors can't match.

Hire immediately

Don't let recruitment fees hold back your growth plans. Get the team you need now, without the cash flow hit.

Hire better

Stop fees getting in the way of hiring quality candidates. APay allows you to work with specialist recruiters to find the best talent.

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Choose a plan that suits you

Option to repay fees in 3, 4, 5 or 6 month instalments. Recruit now, pick a repayment plan that works for you and your cash flow.

How it works

APay couldn’t be easier

Recruiter uploads invoice

The candidate is hired and the invoice is sent to APay via online form or JobAdder integration.

Recruiter get paid upfront

The recruiter receives their fee once their customer has selected the APay option.

Employer pays by instalments

The employer can choose to pay back the fee in 3, 4, 5 or 6 month instalments.

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Recruit the smart way

Recruit now, pay later: it really is as simple as that! Submit the invoice and the recruiter get paid upfront, whilst the employer pays in instalments.

Simple online form

Submit an invoice using a custom branded, one-page webform.

JobAdder integration

If the agency uses JobAdder, then the invoices are submitted automatically.

Customised landing pages

We'll build and host a branded landing page for your clients to submit invoices.

Marketing and sales materials

We'll support you with access to collateral and assets to promote APay to your clients.

Bad debt protection

We offer protection against the risk of non-payment of invoices.

You choose who pays the fee

Flexibility to pass on the fee to your clients, or absorb it as a cost of winning new business.


Built to work with JobAdder

If your agency uses JobAdder recruitment software, then APay is even easier. Recruit as you normally do and invoice details are automatically sent to APay.

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Need more information about APay? If your question isn’t answered here, drop us a line and let’s chat.

How do I apply for APay?

Applying for APay involves just a short online application form, however the best way to get started is to speak to one of our Workforce Finance Consultants (via the Contact Us button at the top of this page) to discuss in detail.

Am I eligible for APay?

APay is available to both recruiters and employers involved in permanent recruitment.

Is there a cost to sign up?

There is no fee to sign up to APay.

What is the fee structure?

The first 3 months costs 4% of invoice value, and then an extra 1% per additional month up to 6 months.

  • 3 monthly instalments = 4%
  • 4 monthly instalments = 5%
  • 5 monthly instalments = 6%
  • 6 monthly instalments = 7%

Who pays the fee?

You have the flexibility to choose, it can be paid by either the recruiter or the employer.

How do I upload an invoice?

Invoices are submitted either through an integration with JobAdder or via a custom-branded landing page with a simple online form.

Will APay fund any invoice value I submit?

Yes, we can offer instalment payment plans on any permanent placement invoice.

I believe that APay is a great platform if you want to assist your clients with their cash flow. So I would definitely recommend any recruiter out there to engage with them.
Carolina Guillen
Senior Consultant, Ivory Group
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Carolina Guillen, Senior Consultant, Ivory Group
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