- (a) In these Terms and Conditions ‘‘the Company’’ means publicservice.co.uk Ltd
and ‘‘the Client’’ (which expressions shall include any principal on whose behalf
the Client Profile Order Form overleaf (‘‘the Order’’) is signed means the person,
firm or company placing the order. Persons signing the Order shall be deemed
to have authority so to do from the person, firm or company on whose behalf
they are acting or purporting to act. The “Copy Deadline” shall be the copy
deadline on the contract or any subsequent deadline agreed by the Company.
(b) Orders placed with the Company shall constitute a contract when the Client
either signs the Order or confirms acceptance by email.
(c) The Company and the Client acknowledge that these Terms and
Conditions have been given due consideration and that they are
considered reasonable and fair to both parties.
(d) The Company reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions
from time to time.
- (a) The Client shall supply the Company sufficient wording and layout
material for the Client Profile and/or advertisement and/or entry on or
before the ‘‘Copy Deadline’’ specified overleaf and if no such date is
specified then within 14 days of the date of the Order.
(b) If copy details are not supplied in accordance with the above agreement or by
copy deadline, the Company will not proceed with the agreement/contract and
will render an account for payment.
(c) If the submitted proof has not been returned to the Company within 7
days of submission either signed as approved or accompanied by a letter
signifying rejection of the proof, it shall be assumed to be correct and
- In the event of:-
(i) any distress execution or other legal process being levied upon any of the
(ii) the Client entering into any arrangement or composition with its creditors
committing any act of bankruptcy or (being a Corporation) an order being
made or an effective resolution being passed for its winding up except for
the purposes of amalgamation or reconstruction as a solvent company or
a Receiver being appointed in respect of the whole or any part of its
undertaking or assets;
(iii) non-payment by the Client of any monies due from it to the Company,
the Company shall be entitled to cancel this or any contract between the
Client and the Company;
(iv) Upon receipt of payment the Company may at its discretion transfer your
advertisement into another publication.
- (a) In the event of any such cancellation by the Company in accordance with
Clause 3 above or any repudiation of the contract by the Client
the Company shall be entitled to recover as damages from the Client all loss
and damage of whatever kind consequential or otherwise which the
Company shall sustain in connection with such cancellation.
(b) The exercise of the rights conferred by this condition shall be without
prejudice to any other right enjoyed by the Company pursuant to the
Terms and Conditions or by law.
- The Company reserves the right to refuse acceptance of or to cancel any
order at any time prior to publication without giving reason therefore and
(subject to Clauses (3) and (4 a) above) in circumstances the Company
shall repay to the Client any monies paid by the Client and such
repayment shall constitute entire discharge of the Company’s liabilities to
the Client in respect of such refusal or cancellation.
- The Company shall not be liable for loss or damage suffered by the Client
or a third party by reason of the Client infringing the copyright or
trademark or other rights whatsoever of a third party and the Client
agrees to indemnify the Company against any cost claims demands and
expenses in respect of any infringement thereof.
- (a) The Company does not undertake with the Client to grant any trade
monopoly and reserves the right to publish Client Profiles and/or
advertisements of similar trades and businesses or occupations to that or
those of the Client.
(b) The Company does not agree to provide exclusive rights to profile and/or
advertise and does not agree to provide special conditions or special
positioning of Client Profiles and/or advertisements within a particular
category or classified heading unless expressly agreed to in writing on the
Order form overleaf.
- (a) Accounts are strictly nett unless otherwise stated.
(b) The total charge for the Client Profile and/or advertisement as set out
overleaf is subject to settlement 14 days from the date of invoice in relation
to the edition booked overleaf.
(c) The Company reserves the right to charge interest on overdue accounts at
eight per cent above the Base Lending Rate in force at the time the
account becomes overdue.
(d) Any payment due under the Order shall be made in full without set off or
(e) In the event of non payment or non compliance of our payment terms then
the Client shall be responsible for all legal, collection and debt recovery fees
(f) Payments made by cheque will incur a £5 processing fee.
- (a) The Client shall have the right to cancel the order within 7 days of the
date hereon. Notice must be given in writing by the Client using
Recorded Delivery Post, other than aforesaid the Order is binding on the
Client and payment is due in full.
(b) Disputes must be raised within 10 working days from the date of the invoice.
Details of a dispute must be given in writing, (letters, fax and emails are
acceptable forms of notification). Physical proof of delivery may be requested.
- The Company reserves the right to include an index to the Client Profiles
and/or advertisements in the publication and will not be responsible to
any Client for any error or omission therefrom.
- The Client acknowledges and agrees that while the Company will make every
effort to position all Client Profiles and/or advertisemnts as per the article/
editorial request overleaf no guarantee can be given regarding the same.
- (a) Every order shall be subject to these Terms and Conditions to the
exclusion of any other terms (but not limited to) any terms contained in
any earlier set of Terms and Conditions issued by the Company or any
form of order or any other documentation issued by the Client.
(b) These Terms and Conditions can only be amended if the amendment is
agreed to by a director of the Company in writing and by the Client in writing.
- (a) COMMITMENTS made by the Company’s agents representatives or
employees are valid only if confirmed in writing and are included within
the Order Form overleaf. Any other commitment is valid only if
confirmed in writing by a director of the Company.
(b) Any representations to be binding on the Company must be specifically
agreed to in writing by a director of the Company at the time of the Order.
(c) The Client acknowledges that save in the circumstances specifically
provided for in sub-clauses (a) and (b) above no representation whether
oral or in writing has been made by any of the Company’s agents
representatives or employees which led the Client to place the Order with
- (a) The Company shall not be liable in any circumstances for loss or damage
occasioned directly or indirectly by a delay in publication of the Publication by
reason of events or factors beyond the Company’s control including (but not
limited to) fire, strikes, lock outs, short time, or mechanical breakdown.
(b) Copies of the Publication will be offered for sale and/or distribution. One copy
will be forwarded to the Client free of charge.
- This contract is subject to and governed by the laws of England and
Wales and the Client and the Company shall submit to the jurisdiction of
the English Courts.
- The Client gives consent to The Company to carry out a credit search on the
partners and directors of the organisation now or at a future date. The credit
search will be recorded by the agency and may be disclosed to subsequent