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    Terms of Business

    Terms and conditions of installation, repair and services.

    Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the installation, repair and service shall be subject to the following terms and conditions.


    • “Services” means the engineering and associated services relating to the Customer’s Equipment as set out in the proposal specified in our quotation or other agreed documents or discussions between us.
    • “We”, “us” and “our” mean that JR Building and Maintenance Services Limited providing Services to you.
    • “You” and “your” mean the person or company to which we are providing Services.
    • “Customer’s Equipment” means the equipment or material belonging to you, or for which you request us to provide services.

    Incorporation of Conditions

    • Any contract or agreement to do work made between you and us shall be subject to these conditions, and any terms you put forward do not apply.
    • All other terms and conditions which might be implied by conduct or a previous course of dealing or trade custom are excluded from this contract.
    • No amendment or change shall be made to these conditions

    Work on Site

    • If the Services are to be carried out on your premises or at your request at some other site we will need free and safe access to the Customer’s Equipment, together with proper and safe storage and protection of all goods, tools, plant and equipment and materials we have on site. We may also require additional facilities to carry out the Services such as electricity.

    Installation Work 

    • All electrical installation work will comply with BS7671 and any amendments in force at the time of the works.
      b) All  installation work will comply with applicable Building Regulations in force at the time of the works.
    •  Where work is to extend or modify existing circuits, costs quoted assume that the existing installation is in adequate condition and complies with minimum current regulations. Any works found required to bring the necessary parts of the existing installation up to standard will be at additional cost.
    • Unless stated otherwise, all cables will be concealed by chasing into the building fabric or concealed in building voids, under floors, etc. Where impracticable, cabling will be neatly surface run, either clipping direct or housed in trunking / conduit.
    • Where carpet or flooring coverings may require lifting to allow concealed installation work, consideration of employing a specialist fitter may be prudent, at your cost to effect a fully satisfactory reinstatement.
    • All endeavours will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard, using dustsheets and vacuum cleaning equipment as necessary at a charge. However, dust is inevitable. Where agreed beforehand and at extra charge, we can provide a cleaning service. 
    • The contract / quote outlines the expected duration of the installation work.
    • Whilst undertaking the installation work at the property, the client is required to provide water and power free of charge.
    • For property rewires the property must not be inhabited without prior agreement.


    • Our quotation provides an indication to you of the items on which you may place an order, but no order from you as a result of a quotation (or otherwise) shall be binding upon us unless and until it is accepted or confirmed by us.
    • A quotation is made on the assumption that the work requested is reasonably capable of being carried out. If on inspection this is found in our opinion not to be the case, we will advise you to this effect as soon as reasonably practicable, and may offer you a reconditioned or new substitute on terms to be agreed. If you give a general instruction for repairs without specifying the particular service or replacement parts, we will be entitled to carry out such repairs or, modifications or service as in our opinion are necessary to put the Customer’s Equipment in good working order, and to make an appropriate charge for the work and parts provided.
    • Provided your order is placed within sixty days of the date of the quotation, the price contained on the quotation shall be fixed unless the quotation states otherwise. If your order is not placed in that period, then if any change shall occur after that in the costs of any materials, labour, transport or other items, including overheads, which we have to pay or incur for the performance of the Contract, then you will pay the resultant price.
    • If delivery and performance are postponed at your request or by circumstance within your control you will pay all resulting costs and expenses we incur.
    • We will charge for all work carried out at your request, whether exploratory or otherwise and, in particular, we reserve the right to instruct our employees or agents to work overtime to comply with your delivery requirements in which case we may charge you the cost of such overtime.
    • The total due on the invoice is payable immediately after the engineer has vacated the site. If you do not pay the total due immediately this could lead to further late payment charges being applied. Late payment fees: Charges are 10% of the invoice amount plus the Bank of England’s base rate. The Bank of England’s base rate is subject to change, so the amount of interest charged will depend on the due date of your invoice and the base rate at the time.
    • All materials supplied by J.R Building and Maintenance Services are owned by us until all invoices are paid in full.

    Guarantees & Warranty 

    • Workmanship guarantee provided by the company shall be for labour only, this commences from the date of completion to the 30th day only. Any parts, equipment or components supplied by the company will be covered by their respective manufacturer’s warranty. The company’s guarantee will become null and void if the work/appliance supplied by the company is: – Subject to misuse or negligence. – Repaired, tampered with or modified by anyone other than a company operative/representative. The company accepts no liability for (or guarantee suitability for) materials supplied by the customer or other third parties, and will not accept liability for any damage or faults as a result.


    • Clearing and / or moving of furniture and other items blocking access to work areas are not included.
    • Re-decoration and final making good is excluded from quoted costs, unless specifically detailed as included.
    • Removal from site and disposal of rubble, fittings, wiring, materials, general waste and packaging is not included. However, this can be provided at extra cost.


    • Any disputes which we cannot settle amicably relating to the nature or quality of the Services will be referred to an expert to be agreed or (if we and you cannot agree the choice of expert within 14 days of an expert being proposed by you or us) appointed at the request of you or us by the President for the time being of the institute of Electrical Engineers. The written report of the expert will as between you and us be conclusive evidence of all matters of fact and all matters opinion set in the report and the charges of the expert shall be borne and paid as the expert may direct.


    • We reserve the right to take photographs and video of works for our records and for use in our portfolio unless requested in writing prior to commencement not to.

    Termination of this Contract

    • We may bring this Contract to an end if you fail to comply with your obligations under this Contract, within seven days of having been notified by us of the relevant failure. We may also bring this Contract to an end immediately if you are the subject of a petition for a bankruptcy order, or you become insolvent or enter into any composition, scheme or arrangement with your creditors. If you are a corporation or other legal person, we may bring this Contract to an end immediately if a receiver (including an administrative receiver) is appointed over any of your assets or an application is made to appoint an administrator for you. If you are in partnership, we may bring this Contract to an end immediately if the partnership is dissolved. We may also terminate this Contract if any proceedings relating to your insolvency are commenced in any country.
    • If this Agreement ends for any reason, we will be entitled to remove all of our equipment from your premises or from site. You will remain liable to us for any sums which you have not paid, for all work done up to date of termination and for any other breaches of this Contract.

    Whole Agreement

    • This Contract constitutes the entire agreement between us relating to the Services and overrides any prior correspondence or statements relating to the Services (including any statements or representations in any advertisements or literature produced by us relating to the Services).


    • If any provision of this Agreement is ruled to be valid for any reason, that invalidity will not affect the rest of this Agreement, which will remain valid and enforceable in all respects.


    • This Agreement is governed by English Law.

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