Terms of Business

Unless agreed otherwise the following terms of business apply to all instructions

Content

Any copyrights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of part or all of the contents in any form without the prior written permission of Makin Life Easier is prohibited except in accordance with the following terms.

Makin Life Easier consents to you browsing Makin Life Easier World Wide Web pages on your computer or printing copies of extracts from these pages for your personal use only and not for redistribution unless consented to in writing by Makin Life Easier.

Individual documents in our World Wide Web pages may be subject to additional terms indicated in those documents. The trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and products represented on our World Wide Web-site are protected. No use of these may be made without prior, written authorisation of Makin Life Easier except to identify the products or services of the company.

Other products and companies mentioned herein may be trademarks or trade names of their respective owners. Your access to this site should not be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any marks appearing on the site without the prior written consent of Makin Life Easier or the third party owner thereof.

Rates

Rates are determined on a case by case basis and will always be agreed before work is undertaken. Unless specifically stated and agreed elsewhere then the following rates will apply: Standard assessment and report from £175. This is for a standard assessment and report addressing only one or two key issues. Full assessment and detailed report from £250. This is for a full comprehensive Occupational Therapy assessment and detailed report specific to individual client’s needs. Expert witness or complex reports are charged at an hourly rate of £65 for all aspects of the assessment, research, report writing and preparation. Court appearances will attract a rate of £100 per hour from the time required to be in attendance till time released from the court. All work undertaken outside of postcodes NE1 to NE7 will attract the following additional costs: Mileage at £0.60 per mile plus rate of £65 per hour (or part thereof) for travelling both to and from the place of work. Additional report writing / preparation or other follow up services are charged at £65 per hour and are dependent upon service requirements.

Payment

Payment is required within 28 days of the dated invoice unless a previously agreed time scale has been set. Failure to pay as required may render you or your company to legal proceedings.

Payments can be made via BACs, cheque or in person by cash.

All equipment to be procured and delivered by Makin Life Easier must be paid in full upfront. Third party companies which supply the equipment will be responsible for the collection / delivery / maintenance / warranty and any defects of their products unless stated otherwise by Makin Life Easier. Makin Life Easier does not manufacture any products for use by it's clients. On behalf of our clients Makin Life Easier will supply equipment and products from third party manufactures / distributors but will only act to facilitate the purchase for the client.
Promotional offers or alternative discounts may be provided at the discretion of Makin Life Easier and notice will be given of any intent to provide said offers.
Alternative payment arrangements are made at the discretion of Makin Life Easier. Receipt of payment for equipment will be acceptance of these terms of business and therefore legally binding. A 10% administration and handling fee applies to all equipment procured by Makin Life Easier unless otherwise stated. Failure to pay on any agreement will result in legal action.

Cancellation

Whilst we appreciate that there are occasions that are out of people's control we also recognise that there are occasions that are wholly within someone's control. Any scheduled work that has been agreed in writing / email / phone or otherwise that is cancelled shorter than 7 full calendar days of the day the work was due to take place will still be invoiced for at the standard hourly rate. The terms of payment for this cancelled work is the same as any worked terms. Failure to adhere to this may lead to a civil case to reclaim money outstanding.

Link to Third Parties

The Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. Makin Life Easier may monetise some of these links through the use of third party affiliate programmes. Notwithstanding such affiliate programmes, Makin Life Easier does not have any influence or control over any such Third Party Websites and, unless otherwise stated, is not responsible for and does not endorse any Third Party Websites or their availability or contents.

Privacy Policy

We take your privacy very seriously. Makin Life Easier will only use your personal information in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy. By using the Website you acknowledge and agree that you have read and accept the terms of our privacy policy and these Terms.

General

These Terms of Business (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between you and Makin Life Easier concerning your use of the Makin Life Easier supersede any previous arrangement, agreement, undertaking or proposal, written or oral between you and Makin Life Easier in relation to such matters.

Makin Life Easier reserves the right to update these Terms from time to time. If it does so, the updated version will be effective as soon as it is uploaded on to www.makin-life-easier.co.uk and your continued use of Makin Life Easier following any changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Business.

You are responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Business so that you are aware of any changes to them. No other variation to these Terms of Business shall be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorised representative on behalf of Makin Life Easier.

These Terms of Business shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts in relation to any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms of Business and Makin Life Easier.

If any provision(s) of these Terms of Business is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties (as reflected in the provision(s)) and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

Makin Life Easier's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Business shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Makin Life Easier in writing.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, nothing in the Terms of Business shall create any rights or any other benefits whether pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise in favor of any person other than you and Makin Life Easier.