1.1 The Company means Inglewood Conference Centre Limited.
1.2 The Client means the person, firm or company named overleaf making the reservation with the Company.
2.1 Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing and signed by a Director of the Company no variations to the following terms and conditions shall be effective and no other agent or representative of the Company has any authority to vary or omit any of these conditions.
2.2 Any conditions printed on a customers order form are binding only insofar as they are not at variance with these conditions.
All prices quoted or listed by the Company are based on the prices ruling at the time of quotation and do not constitute an order. Prices may be subject to adjustment prior to the service being provided to cover any increase in such prices or in taxation or duty or increases in the cost of labour or in the vent of the booking being reduced in duration or number of persons attending. All such prices are inclusive of Value Added Tax.
4.1 All reservations are regarded as provisional by the Company until confirmed in writing by the Client. At the point the Client agrees to the Terms and Conditions
4.2 If written confirmation is not received in accordance with Condition 4.1 within 14 days of the provisional reservation, then the Company reserves the right to cancel the provisional reservation and resell the accommodation and facilities.
5.1 In the event of a reservation having been confirmed in writing and then cancelled the following cancellation charges will be employed by the Company and the Client will be required to pay in accordance with the following table for accommodation, function room hire, food, special equipment and appropriate loss of revenue.
Cancellations received within 2 months of the commencement of the reserved date 50%
Cancellations received within 1 month of the commencement of the reserved date 60%
Cancellations received within 3 weeks of the commencement of the reserved date 75%
Cancellations received within 2 weeks of the commencement of the reserved date 100%
5.2 All cancellations or changes in numbers must be communicated to the Company in writing.
5.3 If the Company resells the cancelled facilities the price of such facilities successfully resold will be taken into account when invoices in respect of the cancellation charges are raised but the Company will not resell such cancelled facilities until all other available facilities are sold.
5.4 Any reduction in the number of persons attending will be charged for in accordance with the tariff set out in Clause 5.1 save that if the reduction amounts to 10% or less of the original number booked then no cancellation charge will be levied provided written notice of the reduction in numbers is received by the Company at least 8 weeks prior to the date of the reservation.
6.1 The Company will only extend credit facilities to clients if an approved account has been established by the Client at least 7 days before the conference or function. The appropriate documentation to open a credit account is available upon request.
6.2 Where accounts are not settled within 30 days, interest will be payable thereon until the date of payment at the rate of 2% per month.
7.1 The Client will be liable for the cost of repairs carried out as a result of any damages caused to any part of the Company's premises or equipment thereon by the negligence or wilful act or default of any person invited by the Client or on his behalf to the Company's premises.
7.2 The Client undertakes with the Company that it will ensure compliance by its servants, agents, licensees and customers with any instructions given by the Company for the purpose of ensuring that the persons using the Company's premises will be safe and without risk to health and will take any other steps or precautions having regard to the nature of the premises occasioned wholly or partly by the carelessness of all or any of its employees or invitees.
The Company shall incur no liability to the Client if performance of the Contract is prevented or hindered by any case whatsoever beyond the Company's control and in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing by Act of God, war, riot, civil commotions, Government controls restrictions or prohibitions or any other Government act or omission whether local or national, fire, flood, subsidence, sabotage, accident, strike or lock out and shall not be liable for any loss or damage resulting therefrom suffered by the Client.
9.1 Save as herein set out and for liability for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of the Company of all express and implied conditions, representations or warranties as to quality or fitness of any goods, services or otherwise are expressly excluded save that in the case of Consumer Sales as defined by Section 12 of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 there shall not be excluded any statutory implied warranties as to conformity of goods with description or sample or as to merchantable quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
9.2 Save as excepted in sub-clause 9.1 hereof the Company accepts no liability under any claim howsoever arising (be it by negligence or otherwise) for any loss over the figure of £100,000 or such greater figure as is from time to time the limit of liability laid down by the Company's Insurers in respect of such claims so far as may be permitted by law.