TERMS AND CONDITIONS
i. Any equipment hired is the direct responsibility of the hirer whilst it is in their possession. The hirer agrees to insure the equipment against loss, theft or damage at their own expense for the period of hire. The hirer also agrees to take appropriate care to ensure that security of the equipment whilst it is in their possession.
ii. Title to all hired equipment shall remain with Hire Frequencies Ltd at all times.
iii. All hire equipment is accepted as working at the time of delivery.
iv. The hirer shall not sell or part with possession or control of the equipment at any time during the period of hire.
v. Hire equipment will not be taken out of Great Britain without prior written authorisation from Hire Frequencies Ltd.
vi. Under no circumstances will the hirer add to, alter, modify, adapt or interfere with in any way any item of equipment hired, nor will they allow any other party to do so.
vii. The hirer will be charged for any damage, repairs and/or maintenance to the equipment that arises through misuse or negligence.
viii. The hirer will notify Hire Frequencies Ltd immediately should the equipment be stolen, lost or damaged in any way.
ix. The hirer agrees to pay Hire Frequencies Ltd full, new replacement costs for any equipment that is lost, stolen or damaged in any way and is beyond economic repair.
x. The hirer will be subject to extra and continuing hire charges for any period that the equipment is retained beyond the agreed hire period if any hire equipment is returned incomplete.
xi. Please note all accounts beyond our credit terms will be passed to our debt collection agency, Sinclair Goldberg Price Ltd. All accounts, without exception, will be subject to a surcharge of 15% plus vat to cover our costs in recovery. These accounts will also be subject to any legal costs incurred in obtaining settlement.
Orders cancelled 7 days prior to the commencement of hire are charged in full, orders cancelled 14 days prior to the commencement of hire are charged at 50% of the hire rate.
The Owner accepts no liability for the loss, damage, injury or death to any company, firm or person arising in connection with the use by the Hirer of the Equipment including without prejudice the failure of the Equipment.
A day is one 24 hour period or part thereof. A week is one 7 day period or any part thereof. A month is one 28 day period or any part thereof. Delivery and Collection charges are not included in the rental rate.
Upon termination prior to the completion of the agreed term the hirer shall return the Equipment to the address which the Owner shall specify and the Hirer will pay to the Owner by way of agreed damages.
ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR DELAYS CAUSED BY THE HIRER
If our engineers cannot gain access to the venue or delivery address during your agreed time slot, and we are therefore delayed, the hirer will be charged at £20/hour for every hour that our delivery drivers have to wait past your agreed time slot. After an hours delay and if we still cannot access the venue or property we may need to re-schedule your delivery time slot and you will be charged accordingly for a second delivery attempt. If our engineers are delayed by the Hirer or by the venue not being ready whilst we attempt to set up your hired equipment, the hirer will be charged £5 for every 15 minutes by which are delayed over and above the allocated set up time.