Terms & Conditions

  1. (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.
  2. (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
    published accordingly.
  3. In the event of:-
    (i) any distress execution or other legal process being levied upon any of the
    Client’s assets;
    (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.
  4. (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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. (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.
  8. (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
    counterclaim.
    (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
    and costs.
    (f) Payments made by cheque will incur a £5 processing fee.
  9. (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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. (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.
  13. (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
    the Company.
  14. (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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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
    enquirers.