General Terms of Business
Price: The Contract Price is based on the prevailing costs at the time of the quotation. If in the period up to the completion of the Contract there is any increase in the cost to Lion Exhibition Services Ltd (‘the Company’) or a variation in the services required then the Contract Price shall be amended accordingly. Prices quoted are exclusive of VAT and any other taxes, levies or similar charges whatsoever, all of which shall be paid by the customer.
Payment: If the Customer fails to make full payment on the agreed due dates, the Company is entitled, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available, to terminate the relevant contract and suspend any performance of contract work. The Company reserves the right to charge interest at 3% above the Bank of England base rate on amounts not paid on the due date.
Performance: All customers orders must be placed in writing. No Contract shall be created unless the Company accepts the order. The Company shall be relieved of its contractual obligations in the event that performance thereof is prevented or delayed directly or indirectly by an act of God, war, riot, strike, labour disturbance, industrial dispute, fire, flood, explosion, shortage of material or labour or any cause beyond the control of the Company. If for any of these reasons the Contract is not completed the Customer shall pay the Contract Price less the costs not expended to date.
Performance of the Contract is subject to the availability of the Company’s property. The Company at is sole discretion reserves the right to substitute unavailable Company property of a similar quality, specification and performance.
The Company may sub-contract all or any part of the services. The Company contracts for itself and as agent of and trustee for its employees and sub-contractors and their employees and any reference in these Conditions to the Company shall be deemed to include every such employee and sub-contractor.
Consequential Loss: The Company shall not under any circumstances be liable for any direct or indirect consequential loss arising from the services howsoever, whensoever, or whatsoever caused and whether or not resulting from a negligent act or omission by the Company.
Company Property: All property used or supplied by the Company in connection with the Contract shall, unless expressly agreed by the Company in writing, be on hire for the duration of the exhibition. The Customer will be responsible for the Company’s property from the time of the delivery up until the time of collection by the Company. The Customer shall insure all of the Company’s property for its replacement cost and indemnify the Company against loss or damage to any of the Company’s property howsoever caused. The Customer shall not assign, re-hire or part with possession of the Company’s property.
Customers Or Other Owners Property: The Customer warrants that it is the owner of exhibits and any other property entrusted to the Company’s custody or control or is authorized by the owner to accept these conditions on the owners behalf. The Company shall not be liable for loss of or damage to the Customers property howsoever, whensoever or wheresoever caused and whether or not such loss or damage results from negligent act or omission by the Company.
Liability To Others: The Customer shall be liable for and shall indemnify the Company against claims from injuries sustained by persons and loss of or damage to other persons property arising during the hire period howsoever caused unless such injury loss or damage results from a negligent act or omission from the Company.
Regulations: The Customer shall comply with all regulations and conditions imposed by an exhibition organizer, promoter, hall owner or local or other authority and shall be responsible for obtaining their written consent to any modification there to or waiver thereof as may be necessary to enable the Company to perform the Contract. The Customer shall communicate to the Company such as these regulations and conditions as may affect the services and indemnify the Company against all liabilities arising from non-compliance with any of the said regulations and conditions unless resulting from negligent act or omission of the Company.
Cancellation: Organisers: Should the contract be terminated by the customer within 6 weeks of the Exhibition installation date a cancellation charge for minimum agreed quantities for core exhibition services at 15% will be implemented. Exhibitors: Cancellations must be made via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any cancellations made after 14 days prior to event opening will be subject to 100% cancellation charge.
Law: The Contract shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of England.