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Terms & Conditions...

 

 

This page outlines the terms agreed between BRIDGING Consulting Ltd (“BC” “we” “us” “our”) and the Client (the “Organization” “you”, “your”) for the provision of consultancy services by BC to the Organization.

Services

We agree to supply consultancy services (the “Services” ) as you may have requested or may request in writing (including by e-mail) be supplied by us to you and for which we have subsequently confirmed our acceptance to you in writing as outlined in our 'Letter of Engagement'.
The Services will be performed by us in a timely and professional manner, with reasonable care and skill and in compliance with relevant laws and regulations; however, time for performance of the Services will not be of the essence of our contract with you.
   

Term
Subject to any earlier termination in accordance with these terms, BC agree to provide the Services to the Organization on such dates as are agreed between us and you and confirmed by us in writing (the “Term”). The Term may be extended or varied by mutual agreement between BC and the Organization.
 

Consultants
We will allocate suitably qualified personnel for the performance of the Services and we will remain responsible for paying the remuneration and expenses of such personnel. You and we acknowledge that such personnel will not become the employees of the Organization.
BC reserves the right to engage a suitably qualified consultant to perform the Services on our behalf at any time during the Term providing that BC will be primarily liable for the remuneration and expenses of such consultant and the submission of accurate invoices to the Company in respect of the consultant’s services.


Termination & cancellation
We may terminate our agreement with you at any time by giving you one week's written notice. You may terminate your agreement with us at any time by giving us two weeks’ written notice. Please note that in the case of long-term contracts the aforementioned period should be expressed in months and not weeks.
Either you or we may terminate this agreement without notice and with immediate effect at any time if the other party is in material or persistent breach of our terms.
Where you request the cancellation of the Services (or any part thereof), by giving BC not less than 10 calendar days' notice, BC reserves the right to charge 50 per cent of the fees which would be payable in respect of those Services (or part thereof).
If you cancel the Services (or any part thereof), within 48 hours of the commencement of the same, BC reserves the right to charge you for the total fees payable in respect of those Services (or part thereof).For long-term contracts these aspects will be specifically detailed in the contract, however, the Company will incur in an economic sanction when cancelling the contract without respecting the agreed notice period.  
 

Fees and expenses
In consideration of the Services to be provided by us, you will pay us the daily fee as more particularly described in the 'Letter of Engagement'.
We will provide you with an invoice for fees due in respect of the Services rendered on completion of the relevant Services that were provided by us. All such invoices will be payable within 30 days from the date of invoice.
You will reimburse us all our reasonable out of pocket expenses incurred in providing the Services.
   

Liability and insurance
You acknowledge and agree that our total liability to you arising under or in connection with the agreement as outlined in these terms and our 'Letter of Engagement', whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or restitution, or for breach of statutory duty or misrepresentation, or otherwise shall be limited to an amount equal to the value of the Services being provided to you by BC.
Nothing in these terms seeks to exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation.
You acknowledge and agree that the performance of the Services by BC shall in no circumstances whatsoever (a) reduce or otherwise impact on your obligations to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations; and (b) grant any protection, defense or safeguard against your liability for any breach of any applicable laws, rules and regulations.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for managing your business, for taking all decisions in respect of your business and other operational matters and for using your judgment to consider whether or not to implement any recommendation, or to follow any other advice we may give you in the course of the Services.
You acknowledge and agree that the we do not offer legal or financial advice and that no part of the Services shall constitute legal or financial advice from us to you, and that you are responsible for seeking your own independent legal and financial advice on all matters relating to the Services as you may consider appropriate.
   

Confidential information
We use the phrase “confidential information” to mean any information or matter which is not in the public domain and which relates to the affairs of the Organization.
We agree not to use or disclose to any person or entity either during the Term or at any time after our engagement by you any confidential information about the business or affairs of the Organization, or about any other matters which may come to our knowledge as a result of providing the Services to you.
This restriction does not apply to any information which is already in, or comes into, the public domain otherwise than through our unauthorized disclosure, to any use or disclosure authorized or as required by law or by the Organization or to any disclosure we may make to an enforcement authority if we come across evidence that the Organization or anyone within it is engaged in ongoing criminal conduct.


Organization property
All documents, manuals, hardware, software or any other property provided for our use by the Organization, and any data or documents (including copies) produced, maintained or stored on the Organization's computer systems or other electronic equipment (the “Materials”), remain the property of the Organization and we agree, except to the extent that BC requires the retention of the Materials for internal audit or quality control purposes, that we will return all such property to you upon request. Any retention of the Materials by BC shall be subject to confidentiality in accordance with these terms.


Intellectual property
The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all reports, materials, documents and data produced or provided by either party to the other in connection with our services shall at all times remain the property of the party producing or providing such reports, materials, documents and data.
BC grants to the Organization, a non-exclusive and royalty free license to use the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all reports, materials, documents and data produced or provided by BC solely for the internal purposes of the Organization. These materials must not be copied, or made available to any other person other than your partners, employees, directors and professional advisers who reasonably need access to the same without our prior written consent.
 

Miscellaneous
These terms together with any documents referred to in it constitutes the entire agreement between you and us. You agree that, other than recorded in this terms & conditions, no promise, statement, representation or warranty (whether in writing or not) has been made by us which has induced you to enter into signing a contractual agreement for service provision.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law and the parties irrevocably agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.