Goodwin Electrical Terms and conditions
1. GENERAL: Acceptance of a quote or a day work instruction includes acceptance of the following terms and conditions.
2. DEFINITIONS: ‘Contractor’ shall mean Goodwin Electrical. ‘Customer’ shall mean the person, company or firm responsible for instructing the works. ‘Works’
shall mean those works described in the quotation or day work. ‘Contract’ shall mean a written formal contract or a contract based upon acceptance of a quotation
or a day work instruction.
3. PERIOD OF ACCEPTANCE: Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing by both parties, a quotation remains open for acceptance for 30 days unless previously
withdrawn. Thereafter it is subject to confirmation or adjustment by the contractor.
4. BASIS OF QUOTATION & DAY WORK. GENERAL: (a) All increases or decreases in labour and / or material cost arising after the date of quotation may be
recovered from or allowed to the customer unless the quotation expressly excludes the condition. (b) Prices are based on the work being undertaken during normal
working hours 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday and exclude Bank or Statutory National holiday working. Where overtime is worked at the request of the customer,
the contractor is to be reimbursed for all extra costs involved as a result thereof. (c) Where the customer requires additional works and / or variation from the works
described in the quotation, such works shall be the subject of a separate agreement between the customer and the contractor. The contractor shall submit a quotation
for such works upon written request by the customer and the customer shall confirm his agreement in writing before the work is carried out. Where additional
works and variations cannot be accurately assessed by the contractor, are urgently required or where no written request for a quotation is made by the customer to
the contractor before the works proceed then variations or additional works shall be charged at day work on a time and material basis. Day work rates shall be
labour: NICEIC prime cost + 60%, material at cost + 25% unless otherwise advised in writing by the contractor. (d) Allowance has been made for laying of
cable and conduit runs by the shortest practicable routes parallel to building lines wherever possible. (e) Whilst reasonable care will be taken, quotations do not
include for the cost of the following. Incidental redecoration or other works consequent upon the proper execution of the work and specifically exclude laying or
relaying of floor coverings. Work by other trades, any statutory fees, or charges for work done by supply authority or local authority. Formation of structural holes
or chases into walls. Electrical supply for temporary lighting, power or testing. Replacement of failed lamps. Cleaning of diffusers or louvers to light fittings after
having been fitted in a clean state. TEST & INSPECTION REPORTS: There are five distinct and separate reports. (a) Completion Certificates to BS7671. (b)
Periodic Inspection Report to BS7671 (EICR). (c) Fire Alarm to BS5839. (d) Emergency Lighting to BS5266. (e) Portable Appliance to IEE Code of Practice. The following
criteria apply and are included. PERIODIC INSPECTION REPORT (EICR). Quotation assumes that power is available for testing and includes a visual inspection confined
to random checks of those parts of the installation which are readily accessible. It includes disconnection or dismantling of a representative sample (approximately
10%) of accessories and switchgear to facilitate testing. It includes testing representative marked and identified circuits of the installation but excludes circuits where
the presence of electronic equipment may be damaged by such tests and / or where testing would cause disturbance of the installation and inconvenience to the user
and / or where there is an absence of a schedule indicating original design criteria and test results where this would prove to be restrictive and / or would make a
comparison to indicate deterioration impossible. It does NOT include identifying or testing physical defects or problems in concealed or hidden parts of the wiring
installation, identifying or testing unidentified or unmarked circuits. A schedule of recommended remedial items, generally priced, will be provided with the report if
appropriate. FIRE ALARM & EMERGENCY LIGHTING TESTING. These systems are assumed to be fully operational, zones and test positions fully marked, log
book and layout drawings available, regularly serviced and maintained and comply with the relevant British Standards and the requirements of the local fire officer.
Unless specifically included, the work does NOT include identifying or testing physical defects or problems in hidden parts of the wiring installation, identifying or
testing unidentified or unmarked circuits, replacement parts or the cost of call-outs, emergency or otherwise, other than set test visits. A schedule of recommended
remedial items, generally priced, will be provided with the report if appropriate. PORTABLE APPLIANCE TESTING. Includes testing of portable appliances in
readily accessible positions without the need to move the appliance or furniture. Any remedial works required to enable an appliance to pass the test are chargeable at
day work rates unless otherwise agreed by both parties in writing.
5. INSURANCES: The existing structures, together with the contents thereof, the works and all unfixed materials, goods and plant on site, shall be at the sole risk of
the customer and the customer shall maintain insurance cover thereon to the full value of such property. The above items shall remain the property of the contractor
until paid in full by the customer. The contractor shall maintain employers liability and public liability insurance and shall indemnify the customer against any
claim in respect of accidental death or bodily injury and accidental loss of or damage to property caused by or through the fault or negligence of the contractor, his
servants or agents, for which the contractor could be held legally liable in the absence of this condition within the period of guarantee.
6. COMPLETION & EXTENSION OF TIME: The con