TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE HIRE OF EQUIPMENT
The terms and conditions set out below shall be the basis of all Contracts of Hire with Event Hire Furniture.co.uk which shall be concluded by a Rental Agreement form by any person, persons or body corporate and the handing over of goods by Hire Event Furniture.co.uk / Tarren Production Ltd on the basis of such Rental Agreement.
In these terms and conditions Hire “The Company” means Hire Event Furniture.co.uk / Tarren Production Ltd whose principal place of business is 1-4 The Courtyard, Orchard Farm, Church Lane, Bentham, Cheltenham, GL50 4TZ. The hirer shall mean any person, persons or body corporate entering into a rental agreement with Event Furniture.co.uk / Tarren Production Ltd for the hire of goods and equipment. “Goods and equipment” referred to in “The terms and conditions” refer to those set out below and shall be the sole conditions of any contract with The Company subject to any addition or amendment which shall be in writing and ratified by a Director of The Company
The Period of Hire:
(b) Where equipment is delivered or collected by hirer, hirer’s servant or agents such delivery or collection is at the hirer’s risk and expense and the hirer shall be liable for physical loss and damage and delay to the equipment from the time the equipment leaves The Company’s premises until it is returned to The Company’s premises whether or not the equipment is being delivered or collected The Company or is in the custody of The Company, it’s directors, servants or agents.
(b) All equipment on hire remains the absolute property of The Company.
(c) The hirer shall have no authority to transfer or otherwise part with possession of the equipment during the period of hire unless the express written consent of The Company is first obtained.
(d) In the event that the hirer intends to take equipment out of the main land of England, Scotland or Wales or use the same for any abnormal or hazardous assignment then consent must first be obtained from The Company who may at their sole discretion vary the terms of the rental.
Damage or Loss to Equipment Hired:
(b) All damage or loss will be notified to The Company immediately (or as soon as practicable) following which the goods must be returned to The Company for repair or replacement should repair be uneconomic. The hirer may carry out repairs to the damaged equipment with the express consent of The Company and shall otherwise make no attempt to examine diagnose repair or remove the outer casing of the equipment hired.
(c) The hirer shall be liable to pay the full cost of replacement of any equipment lost or damaged beyond repair with reference to new equipment of the same or nearest available specification.
(d) In the event of loss or damage to equipment the period of hire will without further reference to the hirer extend until such time as full reimbursement for the cost of replacement of the lost or damaged equipment has been made whether or not such period extends beyond that of the original rental agreement.
(b) The hirer will indemnify The Company at all times fully against any liabilities, demands, actions, claims or proceedings arising from or in connection with the equipment hired.
(c) In the event that the hirer shall create, use with or in conjunction to any equipment hired any unique or original material or matter The Company shall have no liability whatsoever in respect of the loss, damage or imperfection of any such material and the hirer will be fully indemnify The Company in respect of any such claims by a third party.
(b The Company reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee not exceeding the full rental charge under the Rental Agreement.
If you need to cancel: (for whatever reason, including force majeure, act of god, illness, government enforcement).
Cancellation requests received more than 14 days before the event:
20% of the invoice value is payable. (If you have paid a deposit greater than this, the difference will be refunded within 14 days).
Cancellation requests received 14 days – 48 hours before the event:
50% of the invoice value is payable.
Cancellation requests received less than 48 hours before delivery:
100% of the invoice value is payable.
If you need to postpone or reschedule:
If you need to change the date of your hire this will be done at no cost and any deposit paid will be carried over to the new date. (Subject to stock availability). Applicable for dates within 10 calendar months of the original date.
If custom furniture has been made for your event:
If additional or custom furniture has been built, then 100% is payable on cancellation.
(c) All fees under the Rental Agreement will be discharged at the time of the hirer returning the equipment or with the specific consent of The Company up to fourteen days after the date of any invoice subsequently issued.
(d) The Company reserve the right to determine the contract and recover any equipment hired in the event of bankruptcy, insolvency or liquidation of the hirer .
(e) Where the hirer is a body of corporate registered in the United Kingdom, The Company may in their sole discretion require a surety to the Rental Agreement. The surety hereby agrees to indemnify The Company in respect of all sums due under the Contract of Hire in the event of partial or total default by the Hirer Company.
(b) The Company reserve the right to add to any overdue balance at the due date an additional sum calculated by reference to 3% per annum above clearing bank base rate for the time being on any outstanding balance accruing on a daily basis.
(c) Where an order made by customers is accepted by The Company and a deposit is paid over by the customer and such sum is agreed between the parties, The Company reserve the right to retain the full amount of the deposit to set against any costs they incur in fulfilling the customer’s order.
(d) Payment via credit card may attract an additional charge.
(e) All debts are factored to a debt recovery firm, this may attract interest and charges. All debts are factored on the 31st day after the invoice date.