“Leave It To Us”
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. Application of these terms
These terms and conditions will govern the catering of any Event by “Leave It To Us” for you and you agree to be bound by these Conditions.
“Agreed Quotation” means the detailed plan and costs for the Event as agreed by you
“The Contract” means the agreement between you and “Leave It To Us” relating to the catering of an Event. The Contract comprises the Agreed Quotation, these terms and conditions, the Overall Cost and any subsequent changes thereto as notified by “Leave It To Us” to you in writing.
“Overall Cost” means the total cost charged by “Leave It To Us” for the provision of its services including where applicable any travelling costs to the Event venue.
“Quotation” means the written plan of the Event, including possible Suppliers and the prices for such services and the fees of “Leave It To Us”.
“Suppliers” means the independent providers of services suggested by the “Leave It To Us”.
3. How to make your Booking
3.1 You can arrange a no obligation free interview and tasting with “Leave It To Us” who will be happy to discuss your requirements in detail.
3.2 “Leave It To Us” will then provide you with a written Quotation.
3.3 “Leave It To Us” will write to you asking you to confirm the order together with paying a confirmation fee as detailed below.
4. Booking terms
4.1 Bookings are made by confirming the order and paying to “Leave It To Us” a deposit, the amount to be confirmed on confirmation of the booking. Should you decide to cancel the booking subsequent to deposit payment, no deposit will be returned regardless of the reasons you decide to cancel the booking unless the date is rescheduled within 12 months of the original date and we are available.
4.2 Upon receipt of this by “Leave It To Us” the Contract between us will be legally binding and you will be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
4.3 “Leave It To Us” shall forward to you an acknowledgement and use its best endeavours to cater for your Event in accordance with the Agreed Quotation.
4.4 “Leave It To Us” reserves the right to refuse any booking (returning the deposit)
5. Payment Terms
5.1 The Overall Cost is payable in full 7 days before the date of the Event.
6.1 If you cancel your Event you must confirm such cancellation in writing to “Leave It To Us”.
6.2 If the cancellation occurs within 28 days of the Event, 75% of the final invoice is charged. If the cancellation occurs within 14 days of the Event, 100% of the final invoice is charged.
We recommend that you take out event insurance to cover your costs if you need to cancel the booking within 14 days or are unable to make the event on the day for any reason.
In the event that you fail to make the requisite payments to “Leave It To Us” by the dates indicated in the Agreed Quotation, “Leave It To Us” reserves the right to charge interest in accordance with clause 8 or treat the Event as having been cancelled by you, whereupon you will be notified in writing accordingly and the provisions of clause 7 and clause 10.1 will apply.
In the event that you are in breach of any of the payment terms contained in this Agreement “Leave It To Us” reserves the right to charge interest upon the sum outstanding at the rate of 4% above the base rate of Barclays Bank plc from time to time, calculated from the due date until the date of payment notwithstanding judgement.
Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by “Leave It To Us” negligence “Leave It To Us” shall not be liable to you by reason of any
representation (unless fraudulent), or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of the contract, for any indirect, special or consequential loss, which shall include, but shall not be limited to loss of profit or any damages, costs, expenses or other claims (whether caused by the negligence of “Leave It To Us”, its servants or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with catering the Event.
10. Obligations of “Leave It To Us”
10.1 “Leave It To Us” will cater the event with all care and skill and will arrange the supply of any necessary services as in the Agreed Quotation.
10.2 If “Leave It To Us” is prevented from complying with its obligations under these terms and conditions due to circumstances beyond its control, “Leave It To Us” shall immediately inform you.
11. The Client’s Obligations
11.1 You agree to adhere to these terms and conditions and in particular pay “Leave It To Us” on or before any due dates.
No whole or partial waiver of any breach of these terms and conditions shall be held to be a waiver of any other or any subsequent breach.
13. Data Protection
“Leave It To Us” may hold information provided by Clients on a computer system and will do so in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. “Leave It To Us” is happy to provide a copy of the information held about you upon receipt of a cheque made payable to “Leave It To Us” for £5.00 in respect of an administration fee in this regard.
14.1 You will not assign, transfer or otherwise dispose of your rights to any third party the benefit/burden of this Contract without the prior written consent of “Leave It To Us”.
15. Entire Agreement
The Contract is the complete and exclusive statement of the terms agreed between the parties relating to the organisation of the Event by “Leave It To Us” which supersedes all previous communications, agreements and other arrangements, written or oral and it is expressly agreed that no other terms or conditions were in the contemplation of the parties when entering into the Contract. No variation of the Contract shall be effective unless agreed in writing.
16. Applicable Law
The Contract shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of England and both parties hereby irrevocably agree that the Courts of England shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any controversy or claim of whatever nature arising out of or relating to the Contract or any alleged breach of it.