The following sets out Spring Rise terms and conditions of engagement:

Fees – Animal Science

The basis of my charges will be the following hourly rates:

£25 per hour for Susannah Parkin.   Fees will be the subject of review in January of each year.

Fees – Specialist Training

£18.50 per hour for Susannah Parkin.  Fees will be the subject of review in January of each year.

Fees - Agriculture

£12.00 per hour for Susannah Parkin.  Fees will be the subject of review in January of each year.

Expenses

All travel costs / expenses / disbursements incurred as a consequence of our appointment will be charged at cost.  Travel by motor vehicle for the purpose of client company business will be charged at the rate of 50p per mile.

Air travel will be of standard class (or equivalent).  Rail travel will be of standard class (or equivalent).

Travelling Time

Travel time incurred during the course of the normal working day will be charged at the rates set out above.  

Payment

Invoices will be issued monthly and payment will be due within 14 days of the date of the invoice.  In the event that invoices are not paid within this period Spring Rise reserves the right to suspend the execution of any further work.  Any amounts that remain unpaid by the Client after 14 days from the date of the Invoice shall bear interest at the rate of 8% above the National Westminster Bank plc base rate.

Confidentiality

All of the information obtained by Spring Rise for the purposes of this engagement will be treated in confidence, as will the work which undertaken on your behalf.

Performance

The Client shall supply such information to Spring Rise at such times as is reasonably required for the performance of the Services.  

Maximum Liability

It is agreed by the parties that the overall liability of Spring Rise for loss and/or damage under or in connection with this matter and howsoever caused shall be capped at the total amount of professional fees paid to Spring Rise in connection with this engagement.  

Law

This contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England and the English courts shall have jurisdiction over any dispute or difference that may arise.