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Terms and Conditions
example of our terms and conditions for a returned tender document
The enclosed Tender has been 'Taken Off' within a neutral grounding using
the prepared Specification and Drawings as supplied.
Accuracy of the 'Take Off' is subject to the condition and quality of the
prepared Specification and Drawings as supplied. Copied, reduced Drawings are
deemed inappropriate. Estimates prepared from reduced Drawings will be seen as
assessments and clients will agree the calculated conclusions before submission
Upon accepting this Estimate, appropriate checks should be carried out before
submission to the customer to verify satisfaction of inclusions or exclusions.
This Estimate has been returned without conducting a Survey of the premises or
carrying out a Site Visit. Contrary to 'Notes' on many Tender Drawings, scaled
measurements have been used in this instance to evaluate contents.
Lorton Agencies Ltd will not be held responsible for inaccuracies once the Tender has
been agreed and presented to the end user. This does not mean that errors will
not be amended once the mistake has been detected. Notwithstanding human error
by way of misinterpretation, typing errors and/or incorrect 'copying over', the
estimate cannot be guaranteed to be 100% correct, remaining subject
to approval by the person responsible for the submission.
Preferential Discounts are suggested only. It is advisable to indicate
realistic personal Wholesalers Discounts at an early stage, in order for these
to be included as required, during the Estimate Build Up.
Wholesalers are not restricted. A list of Wholesalers to 'deal with' should be
forwarded as soon as possible during the Tender period; likewise Traders to be
avoided should be indicated.
Lorton Agencies Ltd is Primarily Employed for Estimating purposes. Engaging in Design
will only be subject to the practical aspects of the general knowledge of
Electrical Installation work, aiming towards a reasonably true 'End Result
Pricing Evaluation'. Full Design aspects are outside our scope of works.
To the best of our knowledge, prices were correct at the time of printing. Prices of
materials are taken from reliable sources. Wholesalers
advice. Wherever possible the Wholesalers prices are backed up by quotations.
All quotations accompanying this Estimate should be checked for duration of
Enclosed Estimate was priced using the EES Data Systems Software. Wholesalers as listed,
Specified Manufacturers, and Nominated or Non-nominated Sub Contractors.
This document is an 'Estimated Calculation' of the project in question. The final
decision of submitting the "Tender Summary" as a quotation to the client rests
with the recipient of this document, which has been prepared without prejudice.
The final 'Selling Price' or Estimated Value is by no means final. The fixed
commercial decision to submit the Estimate with or without adjustment is
dependent upon the selected tenderer.
Any Report accompanying this presentation is a guide only and should not be
considered as the final material listing or the most economical purchasing procedure.
Additional works in supplement to the original Tender after the submission
date, such as amendments, additions, omissions etc., can be attended to, at
normal hourly rates. Further to 'Tender Submissions' Lorton Agencies Ltd can
and will assist with Contractors Variations leading up to Final Accounting at normal hourly rates.
Unless otherwise agreed in writing payment is due without deduction in
accordance with our agreed payment terms indicated on the invoice.
It is usual that a set of "Qualifications" accompany all Tenders submitted by Lorton Agencies
Ltd to their Client, Highlighting or Outlining unusual directions or specific details that
may cause problems during the course of the Contract. It is highly recommended
that a copy of the "Qualifications" be attached to the final submission as a
matter of precaution.
All Estimates provided by "Lorton Agencies Ltd" are logged and retained 'In-House'
for 12 months. A file/document containing the build-up, quotations and all
correspondence relating to the completed estimate will be forwarded to the
client for his perusal, inspection and agreement. Upon receipt of the file,
having carried out the above-suggested directives, should the client recognize
inclusions that may be deemed unnecessary, the questionable articles should be
discussed whereupon allowances will be made for, in ensuing works.
On the contrary the same would apply to miscellaneous items that the client
wishes to be continuously added to calculations.
Lorton Agencies Ltd will not take the responsibility of calculating Labour Rates,
Travelling Expenses, Fuel Costs, Lodging Allowances, Parking or Congestion
Charges. At the Tender finalisation Stage, Net Costs will be submitted to the
client who will then state the Selling Labour Rate he proposes, with the
various Mark-Up percentages he wishes to apply. Supplementary costs including
items listed above, should be listed separately within the Prelims, or
calculated and included in an inflated Labour Rate.
IT, Telephones. IRS/TV and Security Systems require specific detailed line
Diagrams/Drawings and/or preferred specialist suppliers/installers, for pricing
to be included within the Estimates. Systems that are required to be priced
lacking detailed information will be presented in Budget form.
The Location Map is for reference only. Lorton Agencies Ltd do not accept any
responsibility if details of location are incorrect.
Items listed within the "Preliminaries and Testing & Commissioning" Sections are
suggestive only. The company submitting the tender should view the costs listed
in the 'Preliminary Section', then amend the pricing to suit. Eject items that
might be considered covered by the Labour Rates and Mark-Up percentages
applied, or delete the Preliminaries Section in its entirety.