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We try to keep the “small print” to an absolute minimum! However, there is a need for the main points to be put into writing, and these terms are legally binding on you and us.
The following terms and conditions are used in order to ensure the smooth running of any project undertaken by Stanley Innovations Limited.
We will try to avoid any misunderstandings or disagreements arising in the future. We advise you to read the following terms & conditions. There may be occasions where certain terms and conditions may seem inappropriate and, in such circumstances, unless alternatives are agreed in writing there terms and conditions shall be
binding.It is the philosophy of the company that open communication is vital on any project and both the client and Stanley Design & Build have a mutual responsibility to do so effectively. Estimates and quotations are usually based on a website remote survey rather than an on-site visit. Stanley Design & Build will use any and all information available on file, online or in the public domain at the date of any survey to give a comprehensive estimate. Stanley Design & Build will endeavor to provide a comprehensive estimate or quotation based on the information available. The estimate or quotation will be as accurate as
possible and will include all work that it is reasonable to foresee to complete the project. Stanley Design & Build is not liable for any extras that it was not possible or reasonable to foresee.
The ‘Contractor’ Stanley Design & Build
The ‘Employer’ means the person or party accepting this quotation.
The ‘Works’ means the work described on the face of this quotation.
The ‘Site’ means the location of the works.
The ‘Contract’ means the contract concluded in accordance with these terms and conditions (including any agreed
amendments) If the scope of work that was agreed and included in original estimate changes or is added to, Stanley Design
& Build will notify the client and agree on a price before going ahead with the additional or alternative work.
1.1 Acceptance of this estimate/ quotation by the Employer shall constitute a binding Contract between both parties.
1.2 Unless otherwise agreed by the Contractor in writing the following Terms & Conditions shall apply.
1.3 Any stipulations or conditions on the employer’s order or acceptance of the Quotation which conflicts with qualify or
negate any of these Terms and Conditions shall invalidate this Quotation unless such stipulations or Conditions are agreed by
the Contractor in writing.
1.4 The Contract will only include works specified and is based on all items being accepted and carried out once work starts,
the Contractor shall be allowed to continue works without interruption unless otherwise stated.
1.5 The Contractor reserves the right, by giving notice to the Employer at any time before commencement, to increase the price of the Quotation to reflect any increase in any factor beyond the control of the Contractor, such as but without limitation, any concerns by the Contractor over the creditworthiness of the Employer, any foreign exchange fluctuation, currency regulations, alteration of duties, increase in the costs of labour, materials or other costs of manufacture. In any of these circumstances and where the Contractor gives notice, the Employer or the Contractor may cancel this Contract and the Contract will be void.
4. WORKS ACCESS
It is the client’s responsibility to ensure issues of access are arranged prior to starting a project, i.e. a key -holder has been
designated, all necessary doors or windows are open, or any other means of access has been pre-arranged. Stanley Design
& Build reserve the right to charge £20 per hour per operative in time lost on any project resulting from limited or no access issues.
Stanley Design & Build has full public liability insurance up to the value of £5,000,000 and full employer’s liability insurance up
to the value of £10,000,000. The Employer will ensure all fixed work against any loss and/or damage howsoever caused. Whilst
every effort will be taken to ensure site security for the duration of the project, Stanley Design & Build will only be liable for
security issues where they have acted negligently or without due care and attention
6. OUR GUARANTEE
Stanley Design & Build offers a 12-month guarantee on all works. The only exclusions are work that goes against the advice of
our operatives, goods or items supplied by the customers or any equipment or goods that has been misused, treated
negligently or tampered with. Please note this guarantee does not interfere with the manufacturer’s warranties of any
products or appliance either supplied or installed by us.
7. TERMS OF PAYMENT
Providing that no complaint has been registered, Stanley Design & Build reserve the right to charge interest up to and not over 10% of the Bank of England base rate whilst payment of any invoices remains outstanding (in total or in part) beyond the 7-day settlement period.
For jobs under £,4999 full payment is due on completion or within 24 hours of receipt of the invoice whichever is agreed on the face of this contract.
For jobs between £5000 to £40,000 the payment structure for works is as follows: * Deposit as agreed, payable on an agreement of the estimate or quotation (Non-refundable). 30% of the outstanding balance is payable seven days after the start of the project (an invoice will be issued which will require immediate payment). * 25% payable on practical completion of the project (an invoice will be issued; the client has 24 hours to pay and to allow for any minor snagging to be completed) (No retention above 5% shall be held back during the snagging stage if the works extend beyond the contract day period). For jobs over £40,000, a mutually agreeable payment schedule will be established. Goods supplied by Stanley Design & Build to you or your premises shall remain Stanley Design & Build property until paid for in full by you. Upon delivery of material and/or the erection of any scaffolding and/or the commencement of the Work. The employer will pay the Contractor 40% of the quoted value of the Works.
Upon receipt of any invoice or application, the Employer shall pay the Contractor the value of any completed work and/or the value of the materials delivered to Site, such accounts will include scaffolding, Skip, plant, tool hire or other start-up costs.
The Employer shall pay the Contractor 100% of the quoted cost of the Works upon practical completion (less any previous payments) as notified in writing by the Contractor. In the event of a bona fide defect in the Works the Employer will notify the Contractor in writing within 5 days of receipt of the Contractors invoice and subject to the Contractors reasonable discretion the Employer will pay 97% of the value of the invoice for the Works, the remaining 3% will be paid immediately upon completion of snagging and remedial works.
7.1 If payment is delayed the Contractor shall be entitled to interest at the rate of 10% per month on the outstanding sum until payment is received
All areas of works must be left free of obstructions to allow our operatives to work without significant interruption; no valuables
or goods remaining in the work area will be considered as our responsibility unless previously advised of the risk. If areas are
not left in such condition wepriceanybuild.com reserve the right to charge £30 per hour per operative to rearrange the work
area. This is negotiable if discussed as part of the original project specification.
Where completion times have been agreed, it may be necessary for Stanley Design & Build and the respective client to reevaluate these dates in the event of delays beyond our control, e.g. weather conditions etc.
Stanley Design & Build will make all reasonable effort to ensure the safety of the public by displaying all relevant site safety
information and instructions. For the duration of the works, it is the individual’s responsibility to follow the guidelines set out on
any attached risk assessment, operative’s advice or any warning notices. Stanley Design & Build will not be held responsible
for the safety of the individual or property unless these guidelines are strictly adhered to.
Stanley Design & Build reserves the right to refuse or decline to undertake any work…
8. BUILDING LICENCES
The Employer shall be responsible for complying with every bye-law or other lawful requirement or instruction relevant to the
Works and in particular shall obtain, before the commencement of the Works, every necessary planning approval, license,
permit, consent or authority that may be required in connection with the Works, goods, or materials. The Contractor shall be
reimbursed by the Employer in full for all losses arising from non-completion of works and/or any expenses arising out of the
need to expend additional money as a result of any failure by the Employer.
3.1 All material supplied by the Contractor and delivered to Site shall remain the property of the Contractor until paid for.
3.2 The Contract gives no warranty in respect of products and materials with the employer has specified and the Employer
shall indemnify the Contractor against any claim, howsoever arising, in respect of any materials specified by the Employer.
3.3 Any existing structures or materials stripped and/or removed during the course of the Works shall become the property of
the Contractor unless agreed otherwise in writing.
3.4 The Employer will provide safe and adequate storage for material delivered for the Works.
Unless otherwise stated in the description of the Works the Contractor has made no allowance in the Quotation for
-4.1 Replacement, alteration, treatment or strengthening of any structural elements unless stated in the schedule of works and
clearly stated in the contract and quotation.
4.2 Alteration of the existing substrate or structure, improvement of drainage, water runoff or other improvements to the
Employers premise unless stated in the schedule of works and clearly stated on the contract and quotation.
12. CIRCUMSTANCES OUTSIDE THE CONTRACTORS CONTROL
5.1 The Contractor shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to the Employer due to circumstances beyond his control
including such as, but without limitation, lack of access, illness, a breakdown in machinery, strikes, lockouts, bad weather,
failure to obtain materials as and when required, or any disorganization of the construction industry (or any industry) affecting
the Contract, and work may be partially or wholly suspended by the Contractor until the dislocation is ended. Any loss or
expenses arising therefrom shall be borne by the Employer and paid to the Contractor by way of an additional sum added
to the Quotation.
5.2 The Contractor will not be responsible for loss or damage by fire, flood, excessive damp or heat or other causes occurring
before or after completion of the work.
5.3 The Contractor will not be responsible for loss or downtime causes by any national, desater, epidemics or pandemics.
before or after completion of the work.
13. CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE
While every care will be taken whilst carrying out the Works the Contractor shall not be responsible for any damage or
consequential damage to the property or contents where such damage is the result of:-
6.1 Weak or defective existing structures,
6.2 Soot or other falls,
6.3 Ceilings that are fixed directly to the rafters or joists,
6.4 Where the Contractors recommendations have not been followed,
6.5 Extreme or unusual weather conditions,
6.6 Delays outside the Contractor’s control.
14. ANCILLARY WORKS
9.1 The Quotation is for the specified Works only and does not include the following:
9.2 Removal and subsequent replacement of furniture, effects, floor coverings, and other obstructions.
9.3 Any fixings other than those specified.
9.4 Removal of dust or the like from roof space or the protection of water tanks or personal effects from dust and debris and the like.
9.5 Removal/protection of any items in the roof space.
9.6 The Employer is to notify adjoining properties if shared Works are to be carried out on the chimney stacks, party parapet walls, bay roofs, back additions. When working on shared chimney stacks dust and debris can fall into the adjoining properties while every care will be taken to avoid this.
GENERAL LEGAL INFORMATION
The Contract will be governed by the laws of England.10.1. All Sums are exclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated.
10.2. This Quotation is open for acceptance for 30 days. Anyone who helps improve your property, but who is not paid, may
record what is called a mechanics’ lien on your property. A mechanics’ lien is a claim, like a mortgage or home equity loan, made against your property and recorded with the county recorder. Even if you pay your contractor in full, unpaid subcontractors, suppliers, and laborers who helped to improve your property
may record mechanics’ liens and sue you in court to foreclose the lien. If a court finds the lien is valid, you could be forced to
pay twice or have a court officer sell your home to pay the lien. Liens can also affect your credit.To preserve their right to record a lien, each subcontractor and material supplier must provide you with a document called a ’20-Day Preliminary Notice’. This notice is not a lien. The purpose of the notice is to let you know that the person who sends you the notice has the right to record a lien on your property if he or she is not paid.
PLEASE BE AWHERE OF THE DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT
The Preliminary Notice can be sent up to 5 days prior to the start date the agreed contract by the contractor to ubdertake the work. This will cover the supply of material labour or Profesonal services.
You will recieve notices of the deposite required by email, text or whats app payment must be made within 24hours of this time and date.
You will not get Preliminary Notices from your prime contractor or from laborers who work on your project. The law assumes
that you already know they are improving your property.
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM LIENS.
Our payment terms. Payment must be made on time, in full, and without any deduction, set off or counterclaim. In the event of late payment any and all descounts agreed will be lost and all outsanding monies due will be collected in full.
the event that an account is outstanding, we will refer the matter to our debt collection agents, Daniels Silverman Limited,
which will incur costs any costs incurred to collect the debt will be added to the debt, plus VAT at the prevailing rate. You
agree that you will be legally liable to pay us that surcharge and that payment of the same can be enforced against you in
REMEMBER, IF YOU OWE MONEY AND DO NOTHING, YOU RISK HAVING A LIEN PLACED ON YOUR HOME.
This can mean that you may have to pay twice or face the forced sale of your home to pay what you owe.
PAYMENT WITH CHEQUES.
All Cheques must be made payable to:
STANLEY INNOVATION GROUP LIMITED
162 – 164, Digbeth Court, High St,
SANTANDER BUSINESS CURRENT ACCOUNT
SORT: 09-01-29 ACCOUNT: 07181764