RS Events Terms & Conditions

 

Dear Valued customer

As from 1st June 2018 there will be a less than cost of living increase to our selling prices.

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RS Events Ltd trading as Slater & Reeves are a young company with a dedicated and innovative management team and enthusiatic hard working staff.  We really look forward to supplying you with fresh, tasty and wholesome food, freshly prepared and delivered safely on time!


Terms and Conditions for Delivered Food
 
These are the terms and conditions of service between RS Events T/A Slater & Reeves and the client.
Slater & reeves reserves the right to amend or waive any terms and conditions for specific bookings and will notify the client in writing.
‘The client’            – Company/ person/ organisation that Slater & Reeves is to provide catering services to
‘The company’      – RS Events Ltd trading as Slater & Reeves
‘Deliveries’            – Orders without waiting staff

Loss and Damages
The company does not accept responsibility for personal property of the client or event guests and is left at the owners’ risk.
 
Liability
The company is not liable for any failure to provide any services due to any cause beyond its reasonable control including, without limitation, any of the following: act of God, governmental act, war, fire, flood, explosion or civil commotion. The company cannot be held responsible for late deliveries out of our control which include traffic, act of God, governmental act, war, fire, flood, explosion or civil commotion. We will however keep the customer informed on any estimated late arrival of goods and services.
 
Complaints
In the unfortunate instance that you may have a complaint relating to our service or food, this would need to be sent to us in writing within 12 hours of the order or event. Please retain any food items which have not met your expectations, under refrigeration if possible, and we will arrange for a driver to come and collect for us to fully investigate the matter.
 
Confirmation and Quotes
The Client must confirm all orders and amendments via their online account in the comments section and an acknowledgment email will be sent asap.
All menus confirmed when ordering is subject to availability and suitable replacement of buffet items will be replaced at short notice
Catering Event quotes are valid for 2 months
 
Delivery
Due to the ever-increasing cost of fuel, labour and other associated costs a delivery charge will be applied as follows from B11 2AF (Slater & Reeves Unit Post Code):
Free of charge up to 7.5 miles
Over 7.5 miles a delivery charge of £15 plus vat will be levied to cover additional labour and fuel costs
For deliveries out of hours before 10.30 and after 3pm then a delivery charge of £30 plus vat will be added to your bill
Orders over £150 plus vat free of charge
 
Collections
All collections of platters and lids etc are made the following working day or within reason as soon after is possible or the next time that another order is delivered.
Clients need to ensure all items are ready for collection at a central point.
Any missing platters, lids, delivery bags, freezer/chiller blocks and any other service equipment missing or lost will be charged for.
If a driver is required to return to collect missing items a £10 charge would apply.
Any collections after 5pm will incur a £30 charge.

Cancellations
Any cancellation made by the client must be notified to the company in writing and then contacting the office on 03309000330 so that production if not commenced can be halted.
Cold food orders must be cancelled within 24 hours one working day prior to delivery for weekday orders and 72 hours prior to delivery for weekend orders.
For orders cancelled on the day of delivery unfortunately a 50% charge will be made.
Payment Terms
Invoices are emailed out the following day after receipt of order and statements are sent out at the end of each month unless alternative arrangements have been made.
 
VAT
All prices quoted are exclusive of VAT which will be applied at the relevant rate.
 
BACS Payments should be made to:
RS Events Ltd
Santander
Sort code: 090129
Account number: 19169017
 
​Remittances and Invoice Queries
Please send remittance advice to admin@slaterandreeves.co.uk
Queries from an invoice must be received in writing within 5 days of receipt.
 
Payment Terms
The company requires full pre-payment from any new client and/or client with no credit facilities, we accept all major credit cards.
Clients with a credit facility are required to pay 30 days from the date of the invoice.
A 50% deposit is required for orders over £2000.
Slater & Reeves will notify the Client of the deposit required and the date(s) of payment.

In the circumstance of an agreed terms of account being overdue for payment RS Events Ltd reserve the right to charge interest as follows:
45 days 2% Interest
60 days 3% interest
75 days 4% interest
90 days 5% interest
 
Price Increases and Changes
​RS Events T/A Slater & Reeves reserves the right to increase prices of food and associated services with at leat one weeks notice.  RS Events will only increase prices if absoluteley neccessary in cumstances where it is beyond our control such as:
  • Minimum wage increases and other associated costs such as pension contributions to staff - when government legislation dictates
  • Raw materials prices increase such as non-consumable products, plastic trays and lids.
  • ​Fuel and distribution costs
  • Food price increase - For example where there may be a natural disaster, war, Act of God, Governmental/electoral decision (Brexit) or disease outbreak that forces the price of foodstuffs to increase
Subject to Availibility
  • ​​​All of our menu items are sold subject to availibility. If a product is is not available due to reasons beyond our control then a suitable alternative will be offered