Standard Terms and Conditions of Service Supply
In these conditions the following terms shall have the following meanings:
‘Company’ Presteen B Ltd
‘Contract’ Any Contract for the supply of Services by the Company to the Client.
‘Client’ The Client of the Company.
‘Services’ Any Services forming the subject of this Contract.
These conditions shall be incorporated in the Contract to the exclusion of any
terms or conditions stipulated or referred to by the Client.
Service fees and associated expenses are payable and will be charged by The Company at the charge out rate per hour, whilst engaged at meetings either in person or by telephone, and for any agents time used as a direct result of the consultancy. This will also include mileage at the mileage rate per mile and a travelling cost plus any other travel or miscellaneous expenses incurred.
Fees exclude VAT and any other taxes or duties which will be charged at the rate or rates applicable at the date of invoice from the Company to the Client.
The Company Ltd will not knowingly undertake investigations that will be in breach of any laws.
The Company Ltd will never disclose client information without being served the proper legal instrument that The Company Ltd must comply with, unless the client expressly wishes us to release any such information to a third party. In the absence of such an instrument, or client authority to release information pertaining to a client’s investigations, The Company Ltd considers all client materials, identity data, and all material relating to client investigations as highly confidential.
All fees for instructing The Company Ltd are payable in advance.
The company reserves the right to request a deposit of 50% of the anticipated total fee payable upon the signing of the Contract.
The balance of the price is payable at agreed intervals during the service.
The Company reserves the right to charge interest at a rate of 6% per annum above the base rate of HSBC Bank PLC from time to time in force on invoices not paid by the due date (whether before or after Judgment) and to require reimbursement to the Company by the Client of all costs and expenses (including legal costs) incurred in the collection of any overdue amount.
The Company warrants to the Client that the Services will be supplied using such care and skill as is reasonable in the circumstances.
The Client will provide the Company with any instructions or documents required to enable the Services to be performed.
The Company makes no guarantee that the information contained in reports provided to clients, whether implied or stated, either orally communicated or in writing, are true and accurate. The Company Ltd accepts no liability for any inaccuracies in its reporting, the use, misuse or any loss arising from its’ reports.
Extent of Liability
The Company shall have no liability to the Client for any loss or damage of any nature in connection with the performance or non performance of the Contract to the greatest extent permissible by the law.
Under no circumstances shall the Company have any liability for the suitability of any Services whether or not the purpose or conditions were known or communicated to the Company.
The Company may at its discretion suspend or terminate the supply of any Services if the Client fails to make any payment when and as due or otherwise defaults in any of its obligations under the Contract or becomes insolvent, has an administrative receiver appointed of its business or is compulsorily or voluntarily wound up or the Company bona fide believes that any of those events may occur, and in case of termination will forfeit any deposit paid.
Law and Jurisdiction
The Contract shall be governed by English law and the Client consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all matters.