Terms & Conditions

Trading

1 Conditions of Sale
1.1 All goods (hereinafter called “Goods”) sold by Egan Reid Stationery Company Limited (hereinafter called “the Company”) are sold subject to these Conditions.
1.2 The person or company buying Goods from the Company (hereinafter called “the Buyer”) does so on the basis of these Conditions, which shall override and be in substitution for any conditions that may be attached to the Buyer’s order, unless otherwise agreed in writing by a director of the Company.

2 Quotations and Prices
2.1 Catalogues, price lists and other advertising matter are only an indication of the type of goods offered and no prices or other particulars therein shall be binding on the seller.
2.2 All prices quoted by us at the time of the order are subject to change, if before delivery to you there is an increase in the cost to us of supplying the Goods to you.
2.3 If the Company has not received an acceptance within 30 days of the date of a quotation, the quotation shall be deemed to have lapsed.
2.4 All prices quoted are exclusive of Value Added Tax and any similar taxes. All such taxes are payable by you and will be levied in accordance with UK legislation in force at the tax point date.

3 Delivery
3.1 Times and dates quoted for delivery are estimates only and the time for delivery of the Goods shall not be of the essence.
3.2 Where delivery is made in instalments, delay in delivering one or more instalments shall not entitle the Buyer to refuse to accept any remaining instalments.
3.3 The Buyer shall not refuse to accept delivery of any consignment or instalment on account of any shortage or defect in any other delivery.
3.4 Delivery takes place when the Goods are delivered to the ground floor entrance of the building of the Buyer’s premises, unless the Buyer has given the Company special instructions in which case delivery shall take place when the Goods are delivered to the order of the Buyer.

4 Payment Terms and Conditions
4.1 Invoices will be raised and dated by us on the date of despatch of the Goods. Unless otherwise agreed by us in writing, invoices will be payable by you, in full without set-off or counter claim, by last day of the month following the date of the invoice.
4.2 In the event of non-payment of any sum due to the Company by the due date all sums owing to the Company shall become due.
4.3 The Company reserves the right to charge interest on unpaid invoices and any other sums due to the Company at a daily rate of 5% over the base rate of the NatWest Bank PLC, calculated on a daily basis from the date of invoice until payment; such interest to be compounded on the first day of each calendar month and payable both before and after any judgement.

5 Retention of Title
5.1 Risk in the Goods shall pass to the buyer on delivery and the Buyer shall insure the Goods with a reputable insurance company against all risks from that time.
5.2 Notwithstanding the provisions of clause 4.1, property and ownership in the Goods shall not pass from the Company until:
5.2.1 The Buyer shall have paid the Company for the Goods; and
5.2.2 No other sums are then outstanding from the Buyer to the Company on any account whatever whether or not such sums have become due for payment
5.3 Until property in the Goods passes to the Buyer, the Buyer shall:-
5.3.1 hold the Goods as the fiduciary, agent of and bailee for the Company;
5.3.2 store the goods separately from those of any other person and ensure that they are readily identifiable as the property of the Company
5.4 Notwithstanding the provisions of this clause, the Buyer may as principal use the Goods in the ordinary course of its business.
5.5 At any time prior to property in the Goods passing to the Buyer, in the event of:-
5.5.1 the Buyer’s insolvency;
5.5.2 the Buyer’s failure to pay any amount due to the seller, or
5.5.3 any breach by the Buyer of these conditions, the Buyer must immediately place any Goods in its possession or under its control at the Company’s disposal and the Company’s representatives shall have (without prejudice to any of the Company’s other rights and remedies) the right to enter the Buyer’s premises and retake possession of such Goods. In such event, the Buyer shall procure that the Company has access to the premises of any third parties where Goods in which property has not yet passed to the Buyer are stored.
5.6 Should any event listed in clause 5.5 occur, the Buyer’s right to sell and use the Goods shall immediately cease.

6 Claims and Returns
6.1 Any claim in respect of damage in transit, faulty goods or shortages of Goods must be made in writing, by the Buyer to the Company, no later than seven days after the delivery, or receipt of invoice in respect of non delivery.
6.2 Goods will be accepted for return with the prior consent of the Company, provided:-
6.2.1 We are notified within 7 days of receipt
6.2.2 Returns are in their original packaging and are re-saleable
6.2.3 Faulty goods are proved to be defective in design workmanship or materials
6.2.4 Goods ordered as ‘Specials’ will only be exchanged if found to be faulty.

7 Force Majeure
7.1 Every effort will be made to fulfil the Company’s obligations, but its performance is subject to cancellation or variation as the Company may find necessary as a result of inability to secure labour, materials or supplies as a result of any Act of God, War, Strike, Lock-out, other Labour Dispute, Fire Flood, Drought, Legislation or other cause beyond the Company’s control. The Company shall be under no liability for failures, variations and delays attributable to causes beyond its control.

8 Data Protection
8.1 We will make a search with a credit reference agency, which will keep a record of that search and will share that information with other businesses. We may also make enquiries about the proprietor, partners or principal directors with a credit reference agency.
8.2 We will monitor and record information relating to your trade performance and such records will be made available to credit reference agencies, who will share that information with other businesses in assessing applications for credit and fraud prevention.

9 Proper Law
9.1 These Conditions and all quotations, offers and acceptances shall be governed by and construed according to English Law.

Website

The following terms of use cover the use of Egan Reid’s website and by using this site you accept these terms:

The copyright in the material contained on this website belongs to Egan Reid Stationery Co Ltd. This copyright includes the content, coding, graphics and all aspects of his website. Egan Reid hereby authorises you to copy documents or pages published by us on this web site for your non-commercial use only, provided any copy of these documents that you make retain all copyright or other proprietary notices, and any disclaimer contained thereon. Except for this limited permission, nothing on this site should be construed as granting any other right or licence under any copyright of Egan Reid.

Egan Reid is not responsible for any third party website that may be accessed via links to and from this website. We make no representations whatsoever about any other websites which you may access through this one and accept no responsibility for any information contained within such linked websites. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses and like devices.

This website is provided for general informational purposes only. Egan Reid does not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained within this website and accepts no responsibility for any omissions or errors.

Egan Reid is continually adding to and modifying its range of products and to reflect this, our website is updated on an ongoing basis. We do not consequently warrant that the information contained within this site will be complete and accurate at all times.

Egan Reid and its related companies exclude all liability for any loss whatsoever or damage arising directly or indirectly, out of the use of this website or any content contained herein.

Any dispute arising from the use or content of this website or any related websites shall be subject to the Laws of England and Wales.

Registered office:
Egan Reid Stationery Co Ltd
Horsfield Way
Bredbury Industrial Park
Stockport
Cheshire
SK6 2SU