STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF TRADING
1.0 The prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. Labour prices will remain valid for a period of three calendar months from the date of our quotation or estimate. Materials costs will be charged at our prices at time of supply if this is greater than quoted prices.
2.0 Invoices are payable within Fourteen days of the date of the invoice and where applicable VAT will be added to our charges. Interest and compensation will be charged on late payments in accordance with the ‘Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998’ and ‘Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013’.
3.0 Abseil Commercial will provide necessary labour to carry out the agreed work.
4.0 The Client will agree with Abseil Commercial the rope anchor points to be used whenever roped access is required, prior to acceptance of the quotation or estimate.
5.0 The Client will provide safe access to any roof where access is required to carry out the work and to any other areas where access is necessary.
6.0 Abseil Commercial will provide tools and equipment necessary to carry out the work and will remain responsible at all times for it’sequipment whilst it is on site.
7.0 The Client will provide all services, (water, electrical power, lighting etc.) necessary to carry out the work.
8.0 The Client will provide where reasonably practicable access for Abseil Commercial operatives to drinking water, to a wash basin as a minimum, with both hot and cold taps if available, and to a WC.
9.0 Abseil Commercial will normally undertake external work during daylight hours and in suitable prevailing weather conditions. Abseil Commercial reserve the right to have absolute discretion as to whether conditions are suitable.
10.0 Abseil Commercial reserves the right to apply a charge, (at our discretion up to 100% of our standard daily rate for the applicable class of work for the scheduled number of man-days), on any day that Abseil Commercial is attending or is due to attend site, when work is cancelled or aborted or prevented for any other reason by the Client or by a client related third party (i.e. other client instructed contractor) due to factors outside the direct control of Abseil Commercial, (including but not limited to:- weather conditions, client related equipment failure, obstructed access, etc.).
10.1 Abseil Commercial will only apply a charge due to weather conditions under 10.0 where following advance notice from us, given at any time up to the time of attendance, informing the Client that Abseil Commercial cannot guarantee the suitability of conditions for attendance, under 9.0 (i.e, warning of unfavourable weather forecast, etc.) the Client instructs or continues to instruct our attendance or does not revoke a previous instruction to attend.
11.0 Abseil Commercial reserves the right to require payment in full of Advance Invoices it issues to the Client, whether for full or part value of the services to be supplied, for those works where we require payment in advance of works commencing.
12.0 Any work instructed by the Client during the course of a contract that is additional to and/or extra to the work specified in our estimate or our quotation will be charged in addition at the appropriate daily rate for the appropriate class of work as specified in our Standard Charges.
13.0 The Client will provide continuous access to the work areas, between at least the hours of 0900 and 1700 inclusive, to allow continuity of work at our discretion.