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Service Agreement - Right to Commence Work

I / We agree that City Boiler Repair, may proceed and commence with the work that has been requested to carry out the following works mentioned, either a boiler service/ repair/ cover/ installation/ heating or power flush.


I / We agree and understand that as part of this agreement, payment will be made in full after job completion and failure to do so will result in further action being taken for non-payment for all services all mentioned therein.



Client Signature:



Date Signed:

Boiler Service | Boiler Repair | Boiler Cover | Boiler Installation | Heating | Power Flush | Commercial Catering / Heating Our Charges - City Boiler Repair have an easy to use system of charging. Please visit our website where you will find comprehensive and clearly laid out tables of charges. Hourly Charges - Minimum charge 1 hour & then in ¼ hour units + Materials + VAT etc. Fixed Price Work - Quotes must be given & accepted before work commences. *If you have any queries in respect to our charges, invoice, or any matter relating to your job, then please contact us and we will be only too happy to discuss it with you.*


1. The purpose of these terms & conditions the following words shall have the following meanings;
    (a)    “The Company” shall mean City Boiler Repair.
    (b)    “The Customer” shall mean the person or organisation for whom the Company agrees to carry out works & / or supply materials.
   The Operative or Engineer shall mean the representative appointed by the Company.


2. The Company reserves the right to refuse or decline work at its own discretion. Where the Company agrees to carry out works for the Customer those works shall be undertaken by the designated operative of the Company at its absolute discretion.


3. HOURLY RATE WORK. The total charge to the Customer shall consist of the cost of materials supplied by the Company (not exceeding the trade purchase price of materials +25%) & the amount of time spent by the operative in carrying out works (including all reasonable time spent in obtaining un-stocked materials) charged in accordance with the Company’s current hourly rates. The Customer shall only be charged for the time spent related to the Customer/s work, all other time, personal mobile calls etc. is non-chargeable. All charges are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate except in cases where the work carried out is zero rated.


4. FIXED PRICE WORK shall be given as a firm cost, (manifest errors excepted) including Labour & Materials, & shall be within 10% over & above the equivalent total hourly rate cost. All costs are plus VAT at the prevailing rate.


5.Where a written estimate has been supplied to the Customer the total charge to the Customer referred to in the estimate should not exceed the actual time taken by more than 20% but may be revised in the following 
circumstances: -
    (I)   If after submission of the estimated the Customer instructs the Company (whether orally or in writing) to carry out additional works not referred to in the estimate.
   (II)   If after submission of the estimate there is an increase in the price of materials.
   (III)  If after submission of the estimate it is discovered that further works need to be carried out which were not anticipated when the estimate was prepared.
   (IV)   If after submission of the estimate it is discovered that there was a manifest error when the estimate was prepared.


6. The Company shall not be under any obligation to provide an estimate to the Customer & shall only be bound    (subject as hereinafter) by estimates given in writing to the Customer & signed by a duly authorised representative of the Company. The Company shall not be bound by any estimated given orally or in which manifest errors occur.


7. MATERIALS COLLECTION. Collection of non-stock items is chargeable but:
     a) Time must be kept to a minimum & reasonable.
     b) The Customer must be informed wherever possible when the operative leaves the premises.
     c) If the collection time is likely to exceed 60 minutes the Customer must be additionally informed of the circumstances.
     d)Only one engineer can be allowed to leave the job to collect parts.
     e)The collection of materials which should be normally stocked items is non-chargeable.


8. Invoices are due for payment immediately upon delivery to the Customer. Any part of that invoices which remains unpaid shall carry interest at the rate of 3% over the base rate until payment is full is received by the    Company.


9. Where the date &/or time for works to be carried out is agreed by the Company with the Customer, then the  Company shall use its best endeavours to ensure that the operative shall attend on the date & at the time agreed. However, the Company accepts no liability in respect of the non-attendance or late attendance on site of the operative/ engineer or for the late or non-delivery of materials.


10.The Customer shall accept sole liability to discharge the Company’s account unless he/she discloses to the    Company when initially instructing the Company to carry out work &/or supply materials that he/she is acting on    behalf of a third party (including, but not limited to, a Limited Company or Partnership) & receiving a written    estimate) the name of the third party appears on the written estimate.


11. If the Customer cancels their instructions prior to any work being carried out or materials supplied, then the    Customer shall be liable for any related expenditure together with the profit that would have been made by the    Company had the work been carried out &/or materials supplied in accordance with such instructions.


12. If, after the Company shall have carried out the works, the Customer is not wholly satisfied with the works then    the Customer shall give notice in writing within 12 months to the Company & shall afford the Company, & its    insurers, the opportunity of both inspecting such works, & carrying out any necessary remedial works if    appropriate. The Customer accepts that if he/she fails to notify the Company as aforesaid then the Company shall not be liable in respect of any defects in the works carried out.

13. The Guarantee shall be for Labour only in respect of faulty workmanship for 12 months from the date of completion with the manufacturer’s warranty in force.

The Guarantee will become null & void if the work/appliance completed/supplied by the Company is:
a) Subject to misuse or negligence.
b) Repaired, modified or tampered with by anyone other than a Company operative.
The Company will accept no liability for, or guarantee suitability, materials supplied by the Customer & will accept no liability for any consequential damage or fault.


14. The Company will not guarantee any work in respect of blockages in waste & drainage systems etc.

The Company will not guarantee any work undertaken on instruction from the Customer & against the written or verbal advice of the operative/engineer.

Work is guaranteed only in respect of work directly undertaken by the Company & payment in full has been made. Any non-related faults arising from recommended work which has not been undertaken by the Company will not be guaranteed.

The Company shall not be held liable or responsible for any damage or defect resulting from work not fully guaranteed or where recommended work has not been carried out.


Work will not carry a guarantee where the Customer has been notified by the operative either verbally or indicated in ticked boxes or in Comments/ Recommendations of any other related work which requires attention.
The Customer shall be solely liable for any hazardous situation in respect of Gas Safe Regulations or Gas Warning Notice issued.


15. Where the Company agrees to carry out works on installations of inferior quality or over ten years old at that date no warranty is given in respect of such works & the Company accepts no liability in respect of the effectiveness of such works or otherwise.


16. Engineers operate under their own Gas Safe Registration & as such are solely responsible for any Gas related work & subsequent liability.


17. The Company shall be entitled to fully recover costs or damages from operative/ engineer/ contractor whose negligence or faulty workmanship results in the Company being made liable for those damages or rectification of the work.


18. These terms & conditions may not be released, discharged, supplemented, interpreted, varied or modified in any manner except by an instrument in writing signed by a duly authorised representative of the Company & by the Customer.

Further, these terms & conditions shall prevail over any terms & conditions used by the Customer or contained or set out or referred to in any documentation sent by the Customer to the Company; by entering a contract or contract with the Company the Customer agrees irrevocably to waive the application of any such terms & conditions.


19. Title to any goods, supplied by the Company to the Customer shall not pass to the Customer but shall be retained by the Company until payment in full for such goods has been made by the Customer to the Company.

Until title in such goods has passed to the Customer:

   (I)   The Company shall have absolute authorised to repossess, sell or otherwise deal with or dispose of all any or part of such goods in which title remains vested in the Company.
   (II)  For the purpose specified in (I) above, the Company or any of its agents or authorised representatives shall be entitled at any time & without notice to enter any premises in which goods or any part thereof is installed, stored or kept, or is reasonably believed so to be.
   (III) The Company shall be entitled to seek a court injunction to prevent the Customer from selling, transferring or otherwise disposing of such goods.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, risk in such goods shall pass on delivery of the same to the Customer, & until title in such goods has passed to the Customer, the Customer shall ensure such goods to their replacement value & the Customer shall forthwith, upon request, provide the Company with a certificate or other evidence of such Insurance.


20. The Company shall not be liable for any delay or for the consequences of any delay in performing any of its obligations if such delay is due to any cause whatsoever beyond its reasonable control, & the Company shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of the time for performing such obligations.


21. The Company shall only be liable for rectifying works completed by the Company & shall not be held responsible for ensuing damage or claims resulting from this or other work overlooked or subsequently requested & not undertaken at that time.


22. While every care is taken to avoid damage to areas surrounding the commissioned work it is inevitable that in some situations such damage cannot be avoided. We will always try to pre-empt such damage by taking precautionary measures but in the case of such damage occurring then any making good will be at an additional cost.

These terms & conditions & all contracts awarded between the Company & Customer shall be governed & construed in accordance with English Law & shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Law.

PP 01/03/2018

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