Terms and Conditions of Trading.

1/. Payments. 1. The final price including and changes to the price- see section 9 (this may include local approval) is due to be paid 14 days of invoice date.

2. We will be entitled to interim payments (if applicable) and the interim invoice will be due for payment on receipt.

3. Any agreed estimate between us that have a net value of £5000.00 or more, we will be entitled to a 15% payment to be on the commencement of works- at our discretion.

4. In the event there is a dispute with the invoice or work carried out, any disputes should be raised in writing within 5 days of invoice date. Should we not receive it within this time period, payment is due and any disputes will be initially dealt with internally. If the dispute cannot be resolved then an arbitrator from the Federation of Master Builders will be appointed to resolve the dispute. In the event that our invoice in not paid within 5 days of the invoice date, or in the case of a dispute, we have not received any correspondence within 5 days-interest will accrue from 5 days after the invoice date at a rate of 8% per annum.

2/. All materials and goods delivered to the site will remain the property of M I Bone Builders until you pay for them in full via payment of our invoice.

3/. The attached estimate is valid for one calendar month from estimate date. Prices cannot be guaranteed after this date.

4/. Whilst all due care will be taken, we cannot be held responsible for any cracking or damage that may occur by movement or vibration in the structure during the course of the works.

5/. Whilst all due care will be taken, we cannot be held responsible for dust/dirt that may be caused during the period of our work, nor can we be held responsible for any damage caused to personal items left within our ongoing work area. These items should be removed/relocated or covered before arrival on site.

6/. The work covered by the attached estimate may require building regulation/planning approval from the local council. Our price does not include for any fees payable to the council for the building control officer/planning officerfs inspection or for any work they may deem necessary, unless otherwise stated in our estimate.

7/. Any specific individual requests must be received in writing from you at the companies trading address as stated on the acceptance slip overleaf. I.e. start and finish times, restricted areas etc.

8/. 1. Notification of changes to the agreed schedule of works should be made by fax, email or in writing to M I Bone Builders prior to two working days before agreed start date. Please note that we will charge reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred from the change of plans if notice has not been given prior to two working days before the start date.

2. Any additional works that are to be carried out will be priced initially verbally within 24 hours of the request and then confirmed in writing if agreed. No additional works will be carried out until a new terms and conditions of trading/or our standard variation form is completed and signed by you and received by M I Bone Builders. These will be known as extras. -At our discretion.

9/. Whilst we will take all due care with works carried out, in the instances of pointing, rendering and any other cement related works, we cannot guarantee weather having an affect on it.

10/. We will be allowed reasonable access to you water, electricity and toilet facilities at your cost. You will make available reasonable storage space for the duration of the works.

11/. We are obliged to carry continuous Public Liability insurance and sight of our policy is available on demand.

12/. We will be responsible for all health and safety issues relating to the works being carried out.

13/. If the work is delayed or last longer than expected for any reason (other than our fault) we will be entitled to claim for losses and expenses incurred.

14/. You are responsible for all legal requirements (including planning and building regulations)

15/. You have the right to end the contract if without reasonable cause (without affecting your legal rights or remedies):- 1. We stop work for 14 working days You can send us written notice by recorded delivery telling us to re start within 2 days or to work more consistently. If we do not respond within 7 days the contract is deemed to be ended. However, we can still use our legal rights and remedies. Any monies due will be subject to section 1 of these terms and conditions.

16/. Without affecting our rights and remedies we can suspend or end this contract on one or more of the following circumstances:-

1. If you fail to pay any interim bill and still fail to pay for 7 days after receiving written notice we send by recorded delivery demanding payment.

2. If you, or anyone you employ, or relation or agent interfere with or obstruct the work or fail to make the site available for us ( without good reason) for the contract period (or any one or more of these)

3. If you become bankrupt or go into liquidation or make a composition or arrangement with your creditors ( or any one or more of these) After we use our right to suspend this contract we can end it if you are still at fault, we will be entitled to all payments under section 1 and any costs involved in suspending or ending the contract. We are also entitled to claim for any losses we suffer ( including loss of profits) resulting from suspending contract. However you can still use your rights and remedies under the terms and conditions of trading of M I Bone Builders.

17/. The defect liability period for the attached schedule or works will be six months from the completion date. During this period we will put right any defects due to faulty workmanship or materials at our cost unless section 17.1 applies.

1. However, we will not be responsible for any one ( or more) of the following defects:-

1.1 Due to conditions on the site or relevant property that existed before we began work. This condition will apply if;-

1.11 We consider the condition of the site or any property next to it or the access to it may affect the work and we write and tell you this. We will have carried out our duty by giving you that warning. If you insist that we carry out the work with the site or relevant property in this condition you should confirm in writing and it will be at your risk.

1.12 If the condition of the site or any property next to it , the access to it will affect the work and this condition could not be foreseen before work started.

1.13 Caused by you or any other persons or caused by an event, which happened after completion date.

1.14 The materials were supplied by you.

18/ M I Bone Builders reserve the rights to use photos of work completed on website and in promotional leaflets/folders, names and address will not be released.

19/M I Bone Builders reserves the right to erect temporary name signs/banners on property while working, preparing to work and for a period of up to one month after work completed.

20/ M I Bone Builders reserve the right to refuse the use of any materials or services supplied by others sourced by client. Cost of delays and supplying own substitutes will be added to final invoice.

Any verbal, writing, signed, emailed faxed acceptance of estimate/request for work to be done, agrees to  the above terms.