1. Standard Terms
1.1 These terms are the standard terms of trading of GrowthSteps and they shall apply to the provision of all services provided by the company, unless otherwise amended in writing.
1.2 These terms shall continue to apply to all services provided by GrowthSteps under any subsequent contract until expressly excluded in writing.
2. Charges & Payments
2.1 Unless varied in a separate Proposal document, GrowthSteps full advance payment is required in order to secure a place at a workshop or event.
2.2 All event bookings are subject to our Cancellation Policy at the time of booking, which is available on our website.
2.3 In the event that an alternative arrangement is agreed by Proposal detailing an alternative payment schedule, in the event of overdue payments, interest will be charged as allowed under Section 6 of the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 with a minimum rate of 10%.
2.4 During any period in which payments are overdue, the obligations of GrowthSteps may be suspended.
3. Gift Vouchers
3.1 GrowthSteps Gift Vouchers are valid for 3 months from the date of purchase and should be redeemed during that period, although the Workshop for which it is used can be outside of that time frame. The voucher validity time scale can be extended by an extra 3 months following expiry upon request, as long as this request is received prior to the expiry date.
3.2 No cash alternative, refunds or change is available on Gift Vouchers.
4.1 GrowthSteps undertakes not to divulge any confidential information relating to the business or the affairs of the Client, other than to sub-contractors who have signed an appropriate Non Disclosure Agreement, or others where the client has expressly consented, or implied consent.
4.2 GrowthSteps shall not be liable for the disclosure of any confidential information relating to the business or affairs of the Client or any loss or damage caused by this if such information is shared by the Client within a Workshop.
5.1 GrowthSteps shall not be liable for loss or damage to the Client’s property unless due to negligence, other failure to perform agreed obligations, or the general law.
5.2 GrowthSteps will have no liability to the Client for any indirect, special, or consequential loss.
5.3 The total liabilities that may arise will not exceed the value of any contract between GrowthSteps and the Client.
The following obligations are conditions of this agreement and any breach of them shall entitle the party not in breach to terminate the agreement by immediate written notice.
6.1 Failure to meet the Payment Terms.
6.2 Failure to remedy a breach of any obligation notified in writing within reasonable time.
7. GrowthSteps Outputs, Material and Information
7.1 GrowthSteps will own all intellectual property and copyright in any documents provided to the Client and resources made publicly available on our website for any purpose.
7.2 The Client undertakes to keep all such documents confidential to itself and its employees unless specifically authorised by GrowthSteps to distribute them further.
7.3 The Client is licensed to use the material solely for the purpose covered by the contract with GrowthSteps.
7.4 All resources made publicly available on our website may be shared via social media but must be accredited to GrowthSteps.
8. Force Majeure
8.1 Both parties will be freed from their respective obligations in the event of an occurrence that a court might consider to be beyond the reasonable control of the parties.
9.1 This agreement will be governed by English law.
10.1 Failure to enforce this agreement shall not be a waiver of any rights.
11. Assignment or Subcontracting
11.1 GrowthSteps shall be entitled to subcontract any of its rights or duties under this agreement.
12.1 Both parties warrant their power to enter into the agreement.
12.2 Both parties recognise this as a whole agreement and they are not relying on any independent representations.
12.3 Notice shall be served by recorded Delivery, within 3 days of a material breach.
12.4 It is understood that a “Joint and Several” clause, as normally understood in English law, applies.