- Definition and Interpretation
In these terms and conditions the following definitions apply:
“Company” W. Barratt Contractors Ltd (Company number 5141245)
“Customer” the person(s) identified in the order.
“Agreement” means the agreement between the Company and the Customer incorporating the Agreement for the Supply of Goods and/or Services and these Terms and Conditions (including purchase order).
“Services” or “Job” means the services to be supplied by the Company to the Customer as specified in the Agreement.
“Information” means site drawings and or information provided by the Customer to the Company communicated either verbally, by post or by email. “Price” means the charges, taxes, and disbursements specified by the Company in either the Agreement for the Supply of Goods and/or Services. “Site” refers to the location which will be subject to the delivery of services to the Customer.
Clauses headings shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions
- Quotation Acceptance
By accepting this quotation you are entering an agreement whereby the Company shall provide the services at the price specified in the aforementioned quotation. This quotation may be subject to change if the information proved by the Customer is deemed inaccurate or unusable. Inaccuracies provided in the information may result in extra work to be carried out and will affect the price levied by the Company at its discretion (see also 5. Site Variations, 7.S Right of Cancellation. 8. Temporary Postponement of a job and 9. Abortive costs).
- Definition of the Working Day
This quotation applies to daytime weekday working. Daytime weekday working is defined as Monday through Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 4.30pm (unless otherwise advised) herein referred to a “the Working Day”. All services provide that do not fall under the Working Day will result in extra charges being levied by the Company.
Weekend working is defined as Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 8.00am and 4.30pm defined as “Weekend Working”.
Normal office hours of the Company are Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm herein referred to as “Office Hours”.
- Site Conditions
Pertaining to the Site, on the project/works commencement date. The Site must be ready for works to commence with either information agreed prior to the Agreement and in our possession or on Site as instructed by an agent of the Customer. Be aware that extra work may result in an extra charge levied by the Company at its discretion (see 5. Site Variations).
- Site Variations
Where possible, a Site signature will be obtained for any variation of work received on site. This may include extra work not previously quoted will be treated as an extra job. This may include extra work due to inaccuracies in the information provided by the Customer. Extra works or Site variations will be charged at reasonable and competitive rates in addition to the services in the aforementioned quotation.
- Payment Terms
Our terms of business are strictly 30 days net and payment must be made to the Company within this period. Exceptions are if prior agreement has been made with the
Company and the Customer for any of the following:
- Option 1 – Interim payments agreed between the Company and the Customer.
- Option 2 – Deposit on the 1st day of commencement of project/works agreed between the Company and the Customer.
- Option 3 – 50% of the total invoice to be paid when half the work has been completed and final payment on completion, agreed between the Company and
Or variables of the above if agreed in advance between the Company and the Customer
- Right of Cancellation
Once an agreement has been made, we will require seven (7) working days notice of cancellation in writing only. A job is not considered cancelled unless your cancellation instruction is received by email during Office Hours. Any cost which may have been accrued by the Company will be charged to the Customer.
Any job which is cancelled under the seven (7) working days notice period will be charged by the Company and will be charged to the Customer in regard to cost incurred. I.e. if it is impossible for the company to re-arrange other work for the time slot, a charge of 50% of the contract NET value plus VAT will be charged.
The Company reserves the right to cancel any job when it is considered that inclement weather conditions are forecast making the job impossible due to poor surface conditions or poor driving conditions such as Snow, Frost, Rain or extreme wind, and if Health and Safety Requirements are no met by the Customer. The Company will accept NO financial responsibility for this.
The Company cannot be held responsible for job interruptions due to circumstances that are out of our control. Should this occur, the full quotation/job value may still be payable if the job is cancelled at this point.
- Temporary Postponement of a Job
Any job which is postponed under the seven (7) day notice period may be liable by the Company in regard to costs incurred. I.e. if it is impossible for the Company to re-arrange work for the time slot programmed, a charge of 25% of the contract NET value plus VAT may be charged. However as the job has not been completely cancelled, any charge is at the discretion of the Company Management. Wherever possible, the Company will try to waive the charge.
- Abortive Costs
Should The Company arrive on the Site or be travelling to the Site on the allotted programmed day of works and for any reason not attributable to the Company, the job cannot be started or is cancelled, or it is postponed, the mobilisation, expenses and wages incurred, a charge of 100% of the contract value will be charged. Should the job be postponed due to difficulties on the Site, delaying commencement, then an immediate telephone call must be made to the Company on 01543 377243 during Office Hours to establish the delay and a course of action to be agreed. Whatever the problem, we will always try to work with our Customers to resolve the problem(s).