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DEFINITIONS
Consultant:

The entity, OfficeMan.co.uk which facilities the relocation and readjustment of businesses and commercial establishments. The Consultant brings together Suppliers and Sub-Contractors, and makes them available to Clients. Consultant investigates Suppliers, facilitates 3rd party feedback, and provides ratings which Clients can rely on when choosing Suppliers. To enable Clients to relocate efficiently with a minimal lag in Client’s business operations.

Client:

The business or commercial establishments through one or more of its employees, agents or associates, which is authorized to enter into an Agreement with Consultant for Consultant’s services. Client is normally an entity seeking to relocate its business and as such becomes dependent upon various Suppliers and Sub-Contractors.

Supplier:

Those independent laborers, professionals, wholesalers, retailers, service technicians, internet technology professionals, moving companies, programs, hardware and software and any other entities whose function is to enable Clients to relocate from one location to another and to offer their goods and services to facilitate the continuance of Client’s business.

Sub-Contractor:

Normally an independent contractor with whom Consultant would normally not engage, nor interact, but which a contractor Supplier requires to complete the job he has undertaken for Client.

Engagement Fee:

That amount of money paid by Supplier to Consultant in return for Consultants bringing together Supplier and Client for the purpose of providing Supplier’s unique service, parts and labor in the facilitation of Client’s relocation.

Third Party:

That person or entity not normally made part of an agreement, but who may, from time to time become involved or may presume to become involved in the affairs between Consultant and Client.

Agreement(s):

The written and binding document including, but not limited to Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Terms of Payment executed between Client and Consultant for the facilitation of the relocation of Client’s business.

Privacy Policy:

The acknowledgement by Client and Consultant of the existence of proprietary information which may from time to time be exposed during the relocation process. The express agreement such proprietary shall be respected by Client and Consultant and not divulged to any 3rd Party without the express agreement of Client and Consultant. Such information shall include any proprietary information which may, from time to time, come into the hands of a Sub-Contractor.

Proprietary Information:

That information belonging to Client and amassed by him in the regular course of business with his clients, customers, and otherwise recipients of the fruits of Client’s labor.

Consultant is a company licensed to do business within the United Kingdom. Consultant provides coordination and consulting services primarily to businesses located within the UK. Consultant facilitates the relocation of large and small companies by making readily accessible to Client through Consultant’s Website, officeman.co.uk products, services, labor and other related items which Client would otherwise have to secure own his own. Consultant vets prospective Suppliers who in the normal course of business are necessary for the successful relocation of Client. Consultant charges no fee to Client and Consultant derives his fee from through separate and private financial agreements with Suppliers.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Independent Contractor:

Nothing herein shall be construed to create an employer-employee relationship between Consultant and Client. Consultant is an independent contractor and not an employee of the Client or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates.

Confidentiality:

In the course of performing Consulting Services, the parties recognize Consultant may come in contact with or become familiar with information which Client may consider confidential. This information may include, but is not limited to, information pertaining to Client’s customer lists, employee files, and proprietary information may be of value to a competitor. Consultant agrees to keep all such information confidential and not to discuss or divulge it to anyone other than appropriate Client personnel or their designees.

Waiver of Pre-Existing Relationships:

Because Consultant has no reasonable way of discerning any prior relationships, discussions or agreements between a Supplier and a Client, both Supplier and Client understand and agree once they engage the services of Consultant any prior communications with Suppliers and Clients are expressly waived. Engaging the services of Consultant shall be defined as clicking “I Agree” or “I Accept” after Consultant has made available to each party the prices and specifications through Consultant’s website.

Communication - Email:

Any notice or communication permitted or required by this Agreement shall be deemed effective when Emailed to the party at the address set forth below:

Consultant’s Email address: info@officeman.co.uk

Agreement and Amendments:

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of between Consultant and Client with regard to the subject matter hereof, and replaces and supersedes all other agreements or understandings, whether written or oral. No amendment or extension of the Agreement shall be binding unless in writing and accepted by both parties.

Prohibition of Consultant Assignment:

This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of Consultant and Client, and it’s successors and assigns. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to permit the assignment by Consultant of any of its rights or obligations hereunder, and such assignment is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Client.

Governing Law, Severability:

This Agreement shall be governed by the Privacy Policy and Payment Terms. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of the Agreement shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.

Third Party:

Third Parties may include, but not be limited to, sub-contractors, internet websites, search engines, persons, companies or any other enterprise named or alluded to by inference or otherwise in the Agreement between Consultant and Client.

Employment of Others:

Consultant will from time to time employ professional services, hereinafter referred to as Supplier including, but not limited to, labor, IT personnel, telephone sales and installation companies, signage companies, leasing and property management agents, computer salespersons and furniture companies. In furtherance of Client’s needs and requirements Supplier shall from time engage the services of Sub-Contractors but in no event shall the Supplier employ Sub-Contractors without the prior authorization of Consultant and Client.

Disclaimer:

Client understands and agrees Consultant will make available an array of Suppliers and from the array Client will choose the Supplier or Suppliers Client has chosen. Client understands and agrees once Consultant provides to Client the array of Suppliers who meet the requirements of Client, Client assumes the responsibility of selecting those Suppliers.

Severability If any provisions hereof are held to be illegal or unenforceable such provisions shall be severed and the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect unless the business purpose of this Agreement is substantially frustrated thereby.

Client further agrees it will be his responsibility to negotiate an agreement between himself and Supplier(s) and shall repeat such negotiation for each Supplier provided to Client by Consultant. Any conflicts which may arise between Suppliers chosen by Client and Client shall be the sole responsibility of Client. Client will hold harmless and indemnify Consultant for any conflicts, disagreement, financial misunderstandings, and litigation which may arise between and among Client and Suppliers and Sub-Contractors.

Consultant agrees to use his best efforts to facilitate Client by providing appropriate Suppliers but does not warrant or guarantee the quality or professionalism of Suppliers or their Sub-Contractors.

Consultant does not warrant nor guarantee to be able to find suitable Suppliers for Client whether at or near Client’s location.

Although Consultant will facilitate the means of communication between Client and Supplier it does not warrant nor guarantee Supplier will agree to work for Client, nor can Consultant warrant nor guarantee Supplier will communicate with Client.

Client understands and agrees Consultant neither warrants nor endorses the fitness or quality of work performed or to be performed by Supplier or any Sub-Contractor, and releases Consultant from any liability thereof.

Client understands and agrees Consultant shall share no liability for incomplete, unsafe or otherwise inappropriate work.

Client understands and agrees Consultant shall share no liability for the criminal acts of a Supplier or a Subcontractor.

Privacy Policy:

(Use of Information)

Client agrees and understands the following information, hereinafter referred to as the “Privacy Policy” shall be included and incorporated herein as part of the Agreement between Client and Consultant.

Consultant maintains Consultant’s information on Consultant’s database. Client’s data is protected by Consultant and is shared with no one without Client’s specific written consent. (Written consent can include Emails between Client and Consultant if agreed by both parties).

Consultant will maintain information related to services provided pursuant to this Agreement and shall include ratings and feedback between Suppliers and Clients.

Consultant agrees it will not release or disclose any of Client’s information to any third party unless expressly agreed to in writing between the Consultant and Client.

Consultant does not warrant nor guarantee his Website will meet Client’s expectations and requirements, or that his Website will be free from errors in presentation or substance. Consultant agrees upon notice of any mistake or error he will take reasonable steps to remedy any problems. Consultant warrant or guarantee his Website might be interrupted by forces beyond his control.

Client agrees to provide to Consultant credible, reliable and honest information. Client’s failure to do so will, at the discretion of Consultant be voided in whole or in part. Client further agrees not to impersonate any other person or entity while communicating in any manner with Consultant.

Client warrants and guarantees he will not directly nor indirectly infringe upon another’s copyright, trademark of patent in his communications to Consultant. Failure to do so will, at the discretion of Consultant in whole or in part void this Agreement.

Client warrants and guarantees while engaged with Consultant Client will not engage in any illegal activities, and any information he gives, or action he takes will not in any manner be offensive abusive, pornographic, slanderous or libelous, or threatening to any 3rd party.

Upon the acceptance of a Supplier’s bid by Client Supplier shall be required to pay an Engagement Fee to Consultant. The Engagement fee shall be a pre-determined amount agreed to in advance by Supplier. Said fee shall be payable to Consultant by Supplier subsequent to Suppliers bid for Client’s project and antecedent to Consultant’s matching Supplier with Client.

The Engagement Fee shall be determined by calculating five (5) per cent of the entire value of the project plus VAT for IT, Telecomms, Furniture, Solicitors, Surveyors and two (2) percent of the entire value of the job plus VAT for Fit Out companies.

In order to provide client with clear and precise information about suppliers, consultant may where deemed appropriate, add or ammend information provided by the supplier. This includes editing text and uploading further information about the supplier such as previous clients and/or case studies.

Engagement Process:

If Client accept this job he understands and agrees to engage Supplier based on an attached price quote and specifications. To accept the job Client shall click “I Accept” If Client chooses not to accept he shall click “I do not accept”

“Congratulations you have been chosen by Client”.

To Proceed Click “I Accept” or “I do not Accept”.

Payments:

Consultant agrees to accept payments by credit, debit, and by PayPal cards. In an effort to facilitate an uninterrupted and problem-free relocation we retain your payment details on a secure server and take payments automatically. Invoices are immediately sent to you by E-mail and may be accessed at any time via Client’s account.

Payment Terms:

Our Engagement Fee statements have payment terms of 30 days net. When paying bills, time is of the essence. Consultant requires Client ensure his credit or debit cards are valid and that sufficient funds are available for payment. Client may from time to time make sure Consultant has Client’s current address, telephone number, Fax number and Email address(s). If at the time Client’s payment becomes due and Client’s funds are not sufficient to pay the amount due Consultant has the option of suspending Client’s account and its related privileges. Consultant reserves the right to charge Client a rate of four (4) per cent per annum over Bank of England Base Rate on all amounts that remain outstanding 30 days after the issue of our invoice.

Refunds:

If after being hired the job is cancelled we offer a money back guarantee. Refunds will be given for Engagement Fee payments usually only if the job has not actually been secured.

It is the responsibility of Client prior to engaging a Supplier to review the qualifications of prospective Suppliers and Client’s choice of a Supplier shall indicate Client’s satisfaction with Supplier.

Consultant reserves the right to modify or discontinue all or part of, temporarily or permanently, the website know as Officeman.co.uk or the Service with or without notice to you and you confirm that the Consultant shall not be liable to Client or any Third Party for any modification to or discontinuance of officeman.co.uk.

If consultant introduces client to a supplier and client decides not to hire the supplier through the website but subsequently client hires suppliers services as a result of consultants introduction, the engagement fee is still payable to consultant.

Indemnification:

Client agrees to indemnify the Consultant and holds Consultant harmless against any and all expenses, damages and losses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) incurred by the Consultant regarding any claims, actual or threatened, of any kind (including without limitation any claim of trademark or copyright infringement, libel, defamation, breach of confidentiality, false or misleading advertising or sales practices).

Limitation of liability:

Neither Client nor Consultant shall purport to, exclude or restrict liability for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of it or its employees, servants or agents acting in the course of their employment.

Client acknowledges Consultant has no control over the information that can be accessed by using the Website and the Services and that Consultant may not examine Client’s use of the services or the nature of the information you are sending or uploading. Consultant therefore excludes all liability of any kind for the transmission or reception of such information of whatever nature.

Disputes:

Should any party to this Agreement have a dispute with another party, they must, in the first instance, address such dispute directly to the party concerned and feedback the results to the Company.

The Consultant may at its sole discretion without being under legal obligation to do so, investigate any grievances held by parties to the Agreement, and may discuss any investigation with all involved parties. However there are only three possible outcomes of a grievance investigation:

Privacy Policy:

Consultant has taken all reasonable attempts to assure each Client’s information to be protected by Consultant. OfficeMan does not sell, trade or share personal information with organisations or individuals not connected with the Service. This section explains what information is stored and how it is used. It should be read in conjunction with our User Agreement and Payment Terms.

Consultant’s Privacy Policy extends to, but is not limited to, the following:
  1. The collection and storage of Client’s information, whether public or proprietary.
  2. Consultant’s discreet use of Client’s information.
  3. The in-place security measure placed by Consultant.
  4. Verification and storage of Cookies
  5. Protection and retention of Client’s information.
  6. 3rd party access to Client’s information.

Consultant does not store credit card information nor does Consultant share, sell, or in any way make available Client’s credit or debit card information. Consultant only collects, stores or uses Client’s information considered necessary to complete the financial aspect of the terms of payment. Prospective Client’s and other 3rd parties are welcome without charge to browse our website while keeping all their personal information secreted from Consultant.

Prospective Clients wishing to engage Consultant’s services must first register and provide Consultant with their name, contact details and a secure password. Consultant requires Suppliers for further information including their trade, specific skills, working preferences and payment details which Consultant stores on their secure server.

Consultant also holds all information related to specific Job requirements, including the Job description, skills required, start date, any quotes provided and all updates, communications and ratings in connection with the Work. For quality control and training purposes, Consultant may monitor or record Supplier’s and Client’s communication with our support team.

Consultant’s Use Of Acquired Information:

Consultant from time to time verifies the accuracy of the information provided to him from Clients and Suppliers upon their registration. At that time Consultant reminds Client of his obligations to provide accurate information to us. Consultant, at his discretion may use said registration information to communicate with Client via email or telephone regarding those matters related the Agreement.

Consultant forwards primarily by Email to various and multiple Suppliers anonymous details of a prospective Client’s project. In the event that a Supplier is hired then contact information is forwarded to the Supplier concerned. Subsequent to the completion of a project Consultant will make available on his website the feedback and ratings posted by Suppliers and Clients alike. Said postings shall be made available to prospective Clients or Suppliers to aid them in their decision whether to engage each other on a project.

No information acquired thorugh Consultant may be distributed to any third party.

In the event that information about a client is passed on to a third party supplier who is subsequently hired by the Client, standard fees will be charged to the referring supplier.

Consultant reserves the right to utilize any information Suppliers and Clients may voluntarily post on Consultant’s website other than Client’s proprietary information previously set out herein. Client agrees and understands Consultant may rely upon promises, prices, timely delivery and other factors involved in a project facilitated by Client and between Client and Consultant. Said information may include, but not be limited to, any information we may have obtained from your use of the Service, to resolve disputes, provide customer support, troubleshoot problems and enforce our Agreement and policies. Consultant may rely on multiple related factors to identify problems or resolve disputes. In the unlikely event that fees remain unpaid to Consultant, said unpaid status, if still unpaid after thirty (30) days may be sent to a credit recovery company

In the unlikely event of litigation between Client and Consultant, Client understands and agrees any type of information of any type legally gathered by Consultant and which may relate to the conflict and litigation may be exposed and used by Consultant in his attempt to prevail in said litigation.

All your contacts details will remain safe and re for our reference only. Your company name and email will not be given out to and suppliers