Business / Accounting / Retainer: A sum of money paid in order to ensure a person or company is available when required.
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Search Firm: An organization or individual consultants working on a retainer or fee basis who provide the service of searching and screening potential candidates for prospective employers. Typically search firms a MORE
Business / Construction / Payment Schedule: A pre-agreed upon schedule of payments to a contractor usually based upon the amount of work completed. Such a schedule may include a deposit prior to the start of work. There may also be a temporary MORE