Terms of Trade
I Mills Electrics - Terms And Conditions
For our full terms and conditions please read below.
Terms and Conditions.
Any quotation or estimate is subject to written confirmation of your order to proceed with
Any order placed upon us for works shall imply acceptance as conditions of any contract
whether verbal or written, without exception all of the conditions set out below.
Both parties must agree any variation of them in writing.
a) The price quoted is strictly net.
b) The price is based on prices for materials and rates of labour ruling at the date of
acceptance of the quotation or estimate. The quotation or estimate is based upon the work
being executed during the recognised working hours for the industry.
c) We reserve the right to amend the price at any time to meet any variations in the cost of
materials or of labour either before or after acceptance of the quotation or estimate.
2. VARIATIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS
a) Unless otherwise stated the price does not cover any works by other trades: nor any
fees incidental to the work and compulsorily payable by reason of any legislation or any
bylaw or regulation of any appropriate authority.
b) The value of any variations to the work included in the quotation or estimate authorised
by you, whether by addition, omission or substitution of any work, shall be agreed
wherever practicable before the variation is to be effected. The value of all variations shall
be added to, or deducted from, the price stated in the quotation or estimate.
c) Authorised overtime working to be an additional charge at the overtime rates ruling at
the date of such work being carried out.
d) Any defects or deficiencies found in the structure, premises or system which require to
be attended to for the satisfactory completion of the quotation or estimate works, or which
may be necessary in order to comply with any bylaw, regulation or statute, and which are
not already taken into account in the quotation or estimate, shall be charged extra.
a) Payment shall become due forthwith upon the submission of a final account following
the completion of the works, which are the subject of the quotation or estimate. Where the
period for the completion of the works exceeds 2 weeks, arrangements shall be made for
interim or stage payments.
b) Payment shall not be delayed on account of the work of any other trade, which may
simultaneously be engaged upon the site or premises.
c) We reserve the right to charge interest on overdue amounts exceeding any credit
periods agreed, interest will be calculated daily at 2% above Barclays base rate.
a) The contract completion date is subject to our receiving as required all necessary
instructions for the progress of the work and to compliance by you of interim or stage
payment where the period for the completion of the works exceeds 2 weeks.
b) We shall not be held responsible for any delay loss or damage, consequential or
otherwise caused by additions or variations to the quotation or estimate works or by war,
strike, lockout, fire, accident, civil commotion, inclement weather or any cause beyond our
5. MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT ETC.
a) All materials delivered to the site or property of the customer by us or to our order
remain our property until payment shall have been made in full.
b) All completed works, fixed or unfixed materials or equipment shall be the customer's
responsibility and the cost of replacement and or reinstating or restoring any such works
shall be charged as an extra, save that the customer shall not be responsible for any loss
or damage to the said works or equipment occasioned by the negligence of our
a) The customer shall satisfy themselves that they are adequately covered by insurance
against loss or damage by fire, explosion or other risks arising out of and during the
progress of the quotation or estimate works.
b) Unless otherwise stated we shall not be liable for loss or damage to the works,
materials on the site or premises, or to any property of the customer.
c) We shall not be liable for any claim whether brought against the customer or against us
under any statute or at common law by any person arising from any cause other than by
our default or negligence or that of our employees.
7. DRAWINGS, ETC.
a) All drawings, illustrations, descriptive material, etc. which may be submitted with this
quotation or estimate shall be regarded merely as a guide and shall not be binding as to
b) No warranty is to be implied that goods and fittings to be supplied will exactly
correspond to those specified. If it becomes necessary to modify the specification and/or
substitute other materials for those which may have been stated in the quotation or
estimate the contract price shall be adjusted accordingly
c) We accept no responsibility for any drawing, design or specification not prepared by us.
a) We shall not be liable for any loss or damage, direct or indirect, nor for any extra work
entailed due to the appliance, installation or system being put into operation before it is
handed over for beneficial use.
b) We will make defects, which may appear within three months of the completion of the
quotation or estimate works if proved to arise from workmanship or materials not in
accordance with the quotation or estimate, good at our cost. Notice of such defects must
be given to us in writing before the expiry of the period stated.
9 HEALTH AND SAFETY
a) It is deemed that all areas are free of asbestos. However should this not be the case a
clear definition of areas and procedure must be provided to enable the contract to
continue. Any variation to contract as a result may be subject to additional costs.
The foregoing Conditions shall apply to all orders, subsequently placed with us in
connection with the quotation or estimate works unless otherwise agreed in writing.
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