For the purposes of these Terms of Business (hereinafter, “Terms”), “us” or “we” shall refer to J. Durka Electrical Services and “you” shall refer to you, our customer. You have requested that we undertake certain works for you and, by allowing us to proceed with those works, you are indicating your agreement to the Terms set out below.
The value of the estimate is what we expect to charge you for the works, based on our initial discussions. In the event of unforeseen circumstances or unexpected issues arising, it may be necessary to review the original price and provide you with a new estimate. You have the right to accept or decline the revised price.
The total charge to you shall consist of the cost of materials supplied by us and the amount of time spent by the operative in carrying out works (including all reasonable time spent in obtaining un-stocked materials) charged in accordance with the our current hourly rates. You shall only be charged for the time spent related to the your work. All other time including personal mobile calls etc are non chargeable. All charges are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate except in cases where the work carried out is zero rated. Minimum charge is for 1 hour of labour.
If we are required to obtain additional materials as per our estimate, time spent acquiring these materials will be charged accordingly.
For the avoidance of doubt, all materials and/or products supplied and delivered to you during the course of the works shall remain the property of J. Durka Electrical Services until such time as the works have been paid for in full by you, following receipt of our invoice. Title to such materials and/or products will transfer to you only when full payment has been received by us.
Neither party shall be held liable for any delay or failure in fulfilling their obligations under these Terms where such delay or failure results from circumstances beyond that party’s control (including, but not limited to, an act of God, fire, act of government or state, prevention from or hindrance in obtaining any raw materials, energy or other supplies, industrial action or labour disputes of whatever nature, and any other reason beyond the control of that party).
Should you wish to cancel the contract between us in respect of the works, you have (in accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Contract Regulations 2013) fourteen (14) days in which to do so following your acceptance of our quotation. You are obligated to pay for any services provided to you during this 14-day cancellation period, if any.
Full payment terms (including, where relevant, interval payments to be made by you) are as set out in the applicable quotation. For the avoidance of doubt, you agree to settle any undisputed invoice in full within 7 days of receipt and you further agree to pay us interest at a rate of 2% above the Bank of England base rate on any payments not settled in accordance with these Terms and the terms of the applicable quotation.
We hope and expect that you will have no cause to complain about any aspect of our service. If, however, there is anything at any point that does not meet your expectations, please do not hesitate to let us know and we will do our utmost to make things right.
Thank you for your business! We very much look forward to working with you.
Terms of Business of J. Durka Electrical Services
30 Fairfield Road, Bromley,
Kent, BR1 3QW