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1.1 In these Conditions:-
“We” “Us” “Agent” and “Our” means Accent Events Limited ofRegistered Address: 102 High St, Warboys, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE282TB, its employees, agents and successors and includes any business or other person to whom we may transfer our rights under these Terms of Business:
“Client”, “You” and “Your” means the person who enters into an Agreement with us for the provision of the Services;
“Function” means the wedding function or other event and associated or ancillary facilities and services to be arranged by us in accordance with your agreed instructions;
“Service Charge” means our charges for providing the Services
“Services” means the Research Services and Event Consultancy
“Event Consultancy” means the event consultancy and management service and any other work that we do for you to organise and co-ordinate your Function.
“Research Services” means research on your behalf into legal requirements of the given destination in order for your wedding to be recognised in that country and thereby recognised in the UK, possible locations for Functions, including private charter and accommodation.
2. Formation of Contract
2.1 These Terms of Business apply to all the Services provided to you by us.
2.2 A contract will only exist between us once we have emailed or written to you at the address that you have given to confirm that your order has been accepted and subject to our receipt of 50% of the Service Charge in accordance with clause 5. Once we have confirmed your order and received the initial payment there is a binding legal contract between us. We are entitled to refuse any order placed by you.
2.3 This contract is subject to your rights of cancellation (see clause 7 below).
3. Provision of Services (general terms)
3.1 We agree to provide the Services to you for the Service Charge subject to these Terms of Business (except as may be varied in accordance with clause 12 below) and in accordance with your instructions as accepted by us upon formation of the contract.
3.2 We will provide the Services to you with reasonable care and skill and will use reputable suppliers where applicable. Subject to your proper and reasonable directions, we will otherwise be entitled to perform our duties under the contract as we see fit.
3.3 To enable us to properly carry out our provision of the Services you must (at your own expense) supply us with all necessary documents or other materials and information as we may reasonably require from time to time and within sufficient time to enable us to provide the Services in accordance with the contract. You will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all such documents etc. provided by you. Please ensure that you retain duplicate copies of this and (if appropriate) insure against its accidental loss or damage as we will have no liability for any such loss or damage, however caused.
3.4 Further details about our Services and advice or recommendations about its provision or utilisation which are not given in our published literature may be made available on request. Please note that we do reserve the right to correct any typographical or other errors or omissions in any brochure, promotional literature, quotation or other document relating to the provision of the Services without any liability to you.
4a. Provision of Research Services
4.1 Where you ask us to provide Research Services we will research and provide to you general information that is available in the public domain. We are unable (and will not be obliged) to provide specific information or advice on any legal implications into international marriage rights or other legal issues arising in connection with the Function. Such understanding should be taken from a specialist marriage lawyer. The results of our research will be based on the information you provide to us.
4.2 Whilst every effort is taken to ensure that all the information we provide is correct at the time we provide it to you, you are advised that such information, including marriage requirements abroad, are subject to change. The information we provide relating to private charter and accommodation will be correct at the time of enquiry and we cannot be responsible for any changes in such information arising after that time .
4b. Provision of Event Consultancy
4.3 Where we are required to provide Event Consultancy services to you, you agree and appoint us as your agent for the arrangement of the Function and we agree to act in that capacity, subject to these Terms of Business. In acting as your agent we will act in your best interests and will not allow our interests to conflict with the duties that we owe to you.
4.4 Where we are appointed as your agent, you acknowledge that we have your full authority in the provision of the Services to enter into legal contracts and arrangements on your behalf and in your name and that we will not be liable under any such contracts and arrangements.
4.5 Where acting as Event consultants we will act only on your reasonable instructions and reserve the right to decline to carry out your instructions where we believe them to be unreasonable or not in your best interests.
4.6 We will not be responsible for any claims, costs or damages arising from our carrying out your instructions save where we have failed to carry out the Services with reasonable care and skill or are in breach of contract.
4c. Other services
4.7 We are also happy to provide the following services
(a) Bespoke Service - a one and a half hour free consultation is offered on agreement of our terms & conditions; this can take the form of a detailed response to emailed questions or a pre-arranged phone conversation. By the end of the consultation you will have gained insight in to how we operate and whether you feel the Services offered are for you. If you do not wish to proceed there is no fee.
(b) Tailored Portfolio: This service is based on your detailed specification; thereby the recommendations are against the spec. The portfolio will then be handed over to you for you to manage the event.
(c) Itinerary Planning: This service is minimise time away but reap maximum benefit so you can view and meet those involved in your planned event.
(d) Off the cuff: Ad hoc service designed to assist you when and where you most need it. Each request will be assessed against existing commitments as we will not knowingly taken on board work that cannot be accommodated within the given timescale. Payment will be taken at the time of booking.
5. Payment (our charges)
5.1 The cost of the Function arrangements will depend on the client’s choice of venue and the level of requirements for the Function peripherals.
5.2 Subject to any special terms agreed, you will pay the Service Charge and any additional sums which are agreed between us for the provision of the Services. You should be aware that any requests for late changes or additional services will be addressed at the time and may incur additional cost.
5.3 In the instance that a representative of us is asked to travel on your behalf prior to the Function day, any expenses will be agreed with you before travelling. Flight and accommodation expenses will be paid by you in advance of the trip being made and a daily rate will be agreed for other living expenses.
5.4 An open estimate will be provided to you detailing the estimated cost of all services you require for the Function. The open estimate will be broken down under generic headings.
5.5 On agreement, 50% of the Service Charge based on the costs detailed in the open estimate will be paid to us to secure the Services on your behalf as provided below. Subject to your right to cancel under clause 7 below, should you choose to cancel the contract after payment of the initial 50% of the Service Charge and after we have accepted your order the initial payment will be liable to be forfeit. By accepting these Terms of Business you agree that the amount of the initial payment is a genuine estimate of the minimum losses (including loss of profit) and expenses that we will incur should you wish to cancel the contract through no fault of us and we may raise such further charges as represent our proper costs (including loss of profit) and expenses incurred as a result of the cancellation.
5.6 Subject to clause 7 below and any special terms agreed by us, the Service Charge will be payable without any set-off counter claim or other deduction whatsoever as follows:
(a) 50% of the estimated Service Charge upon our acceptance of your order;
(b) the balance of Service Charge and any additional sums within 14 days of invoice, which we may issue at any time after  weeks before the date or proposed date of the Function.
5.7 All payments in respect of Research Services and/or Event Consultancy shall be made in pounds sterling only.
5.8 All charges quoted to you for the provision of the Services are exclusive of any Value Added Tax. We are not currently VAT registered. All costs will indicate any local tax payable, and which shall be payable by you in addition to the Service Charge and any other sums payable under the contract.
5.9 If payment of any sum is not made on the due date, we will be entitled (without limiting any other rights that we may have) to:
(a) suspend or cancel the further provision of the Services and any other services to you and / or (b) charge interest on overdue invoices which shall accrue from the date when payment becomes due from day to day until the date of payment at a rate of 2% above Barclays base rate from time to time in force until the outstanding amount is paid in full.
5.10 We accept payment by cash or cheque or bank transfer only. Cheques shall be made payable to Accent Events Limited.
6. Payment (third party suppliers)
6.1 In addition to the Service Charge and any other sums payable to us under these Terms of Business, you will be responsible for all payments for third party supplies arranged by us in accordance with the contract. Payment to third party suppliers will be subject to their individual payment terms or as agreed with us on your behalf and notified to you in writing.
6.2 All prices we provide you with will be stated in the currency of the Country where they will be paid. You are advised that exchange rates may vary and you should budget accordingly.
6.3 In the event that the wedding is cancelled or delayed you should be aware that you will be solely responsible for any penalty charges incurred in line with that of the individual service providers’ cancellation policy. It is suggested that you investigate taking out wedding insurance.
6.4 In the instance that you undertake to book any services directly with a third party, we will not be responsible or liable for anything which may go wrong or is not to your requirements. We will endeavour to assist in the resolution of any issues in your interest but cannot take responsibility if the resolution is not to your favour.
6.5 While we will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that any premises arranged for your Function meet with your satisfaction, you are advised that you should familiarise yourself as to the level of accommodation and venue by: personal attendance; by instructing a Accent Events representative to visit the venue on your behalf; or by sign-off of a breakdown of services and description provided by the provider. This may be by way of fax confirmation or directly from the venue’s website.
7. Your Right of Cancellation
7.1 Save as mentioned below, you have the right to cancel your agreement with us at any time up until the end of seven working days after the day the contract was made. A working day is any day other than weekends and a Bank or other public holiday. Where you have asked us to commence provision of the Services within the seven working day period your right to cancel will cease once we start to undertake the Services for you.
7.2 To exercise your right of cancellation, you must give us written notice by email to email@example.com.
7.3 Any notice sent by email will be deemed to be received by 9am on the first working day following its arrival in our inbox.
7.4 Subject to clauses 7.1 and 7.2 above, we will return all money paid by you, including the initial payment under clause 5, within thirty (30) days of the date that the notice of cancellation is given by you.
7.5 Should you wish to cancel the contract after the end of seven working days after the day your order was made then, save where we are in material breach of contract, you may only do so with our agreement and shall in any event be liable to pay us all reasonable costs we have incurred up to the date we receive notice of your cancellation together with damages in respect of our loss of profit of the contract.
8. Limitation of Liability
8.1 Accent Events is unable to give any warranty, guarantee or other term as to the quality, fitness for purpose or other suitability of third party service providers or their goods or services but will, where possible, ensure that you have the benefit of any warranty, guarantee or indemnity given by the third party supplier. You are responsible for all third party supplier bookings and no liability shall attach to us in respect of any claims arising out of any cancellation of such services.
8.2 We shall not be liable to you for any loss, that were not foreseeable to both parties when the contract was formed nor for such loss damage, costs, expenses or other claims that were not caused by our failure to provide the Services with reasonable care and skill or our breach of contract.
8.3 We shall not be liable to you for loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims arising from any information or instructions supplied by you which are incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate, illegible, out of sequence or in the wrong form, or arising from their late arrival or non-arrival, or any other fault of yours.
8.4 We shall not be liable to you by reason of any representation (unless fraudulent), or any implied warranty, condition or other term, or any duty at common law, or under the express terms of the contract, for any loss of profit or any indirect, special or consequential loss or damage (whether caused by our negligence or that of our servants or agents or otherwise) which arise out of or in connection with the provision of the Services or their use by you.
8.5 Nothing in these Terms of Business shall exclude or restrict our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
We do not offer insurance to you as part of the Services and we strongly suggest that you arrange for separate travel insurance cover in respect of any flights or accommodation booked by you and we also suggest you take out wedding insurance to cover any deposits, no shows, postponements and/or cancellations.
This agreement and the contract to which it relates shall without notice but at our option end in any of the following circumstances:-
(a) a default by you in the payment of any money due under these Terms of Business;
(b) a material breach by you of any of these Terms of Business other than those relating to the payment of money;
(c) any use or attempt to use the information and services provided by us after cancellation of the contract to continue with the Function direct with the third party providers.
11. Consequences of Termination
If the provision of the Services is terminated under clause 10 above then you shall pay us without set-off counterclaim or other deduction whatsoever:-
(a) all arrears of the Service Charge;
(b) damages for any breach of these Terms of Business and all expenses and costs incurred by us as a result.
12. Varying these Terms of Business
12.1 Subject to your right to cancel under clause 12.3, we may vary these Terms of Business, including introducing new terms and changes to our charges at our discretion by giving you at least thirty (30) days written notice.
12.2 The Terms of Business may be altered by agreement, for example if the client’s requests are considered to be complex and unique by both parties.
12.3 In the event of our giving you notice to vary these Terms of Business under clause 12.1, you may cancel this agreement in accordance with clauses 7.2 and 7.3 by giving us seven (7) working days written notice from the date of our notice to you if you do not like any variation. Upon such cancellation you will be liable to pay us our costs and expenses incurred to the date of cancellation and we shall refund to you the amount of any advance payment paid by you and held by us in excess of such liability. [Upon such cancellation you will be entitled to use the information provided by us in the course of the provision of the Services for the purposes of enabling the Function to proceed and the provisions of clause 14.2 will be deemed to have been modified accordingly.]
13. Data Protection
We will take all reasonable precautions to keep the details of your order and payment secure and to comply with applicable provisions of the Data Protection Act. We will always act in a discrete manner and maintain client confidentiality at all times.
14. Intellectual Property
14.1 The contents of these pages (including pictures, designs, logos, photographs, text written and other materials) are the copyright trademark or registered trademark of Accent Events Limited or its content and technology providers or their respective owners. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The copying modification distribution reproduction or incorporation into any other work of part or all of the material available on this website in any form is prohibited, save that you may:
(a) copy print or download extracts of the material on this website for personal, non-commercial purposes only for the purpose of using this website or placing an order with Accent Events Limited;
(b) copy print or download the material on this site for the purpose of sending to individual third parties for their personal information provided that you acknowledge us as the source of the material and that you inform the third party that these conditions apply to them and that they must comply with them.
No part of the web site may be distributed, copied or stored for any commercial
14.2 The information provided by us to you in the provision of the Services is provided strictly for the purposes of our carrying out the Services and may not otherwise be used or disclosed by you to any other person and, in particular (but without limitation to the foregoing), may not be used for the purposes of the Function other than pursuant to these Terms of Business and subject to the payment of the Service Charge. Copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the information and its compilation shall remain with us. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
15. Events beyond our reasonable control
We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these Terms of Business if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control.
16. Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999
For the purposes of The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 these Conditions are not intended to and do not give any person who is not a party to it any right to enforce any of its provisions.
English law will apply to these Conditions and the parties agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Accent Events Limited
Registered Address: 102 High St, Warboys, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE282TB.
Company Registration No. 06619083
NOTHING IN THESE CONDITIONS SHALL AFFECT YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS AS A CONSUMER