1. Definitions

1.1 In these Terms and Conditions (unless the context otherwise requires) the following words and expressions have the following meanings:

Balance shall mean:

(a) if the Deposit has been paid by the Customer, the Total Price less the Deposit; or

(b) if the Deposit has not been paid by the Customer, the Total Price; or

(c) any other such amount as may be outstanding to the Company by the Customer.

Booking means an order for Services that has been confirmed by the payment of a Deposit by the Customer.

Company means the company Typical Type Events Ltd.

Customer shall mean the person or persons (including companies or corporate entities) hiring the Services from the Company.

Customer’s Party shall mean any guests, attendees, members of venue staff and staff employed by other contractors at the venue for the Event.

Deposit shall mean a non-refundable deposit equalling £100 OR £150 (booking value dependant) of the Total Price paid to the Company by the Customer.

Event shall mean the event for which the Customer wishes to make a Booking.

Event Date shall mean the date(s) for the Event.

Services shall mean the provision and operation of any of the services offered by the Company, and any applicable staff, at the location of the Event on the Event Date.

Total Price means the total amount (including VAT if applicable) due to the Company by the Customer in return for the Services.

Website shall mean the Company’s website at www.typicaltype.co.uk or such other website or online advertising that is run by, associated or affiliated with the Company.

Unless the context requires otherwise, all references to “days” shall mean “calendar days”. All quotations made and bookings accepted are made subject to the following terms and conditions and no addition to nor variation of, such terms and conditions, shall be binding unless agreed by Typical Type Events Ltd in writing. For removal of any doubt, the placing of a booking with Typical Type Events Ltd shall constitute unqualified acceptance of such terms and conditions.

2. Bookings, Prices, Deposits and Payments

2.1 Bookings are only secured on receipt of a payment of the deposit referred to in condition 2 below or the total amount. Typical Type Events Ltd, may offer the Client payment terms and the terms set out must be adhered to.

2.2 A non-refundable deposit equal to £100/£150 shall be paid by the Client to Typical Type Events Ltd upon receipt of the invoice for the booking.

    1. The remaining balance is due no later than 56 days prior to the event date.
    2. In no circumstances with the deposit be refunded.

2.3 The Company reserves the right to charge interest on all overdue amounts owed by the Customer at 5% above the Bank of England’s base rate. Interest will accrue on a daily basis for late payments, starting from the Event Date.

3. Cancelation

3.1 Typical Type Events Ltd reserves the right to cancel or suspend the provision of the agreed facilities and services if:

     i. The payment dates are not adhered to.

     ii. The client, being a company, has had a winding up petition presented against it, has entered into administration, receivership, liquidation or an arrangement with its creditors.

     iii. The client, being an individual, has had a bankruptcy petition against it, has become bankrupt, insolvent or entered into an arrangement with its creditors.

    iv. The venue or any other key element of the Event is cancelled by the provider of the venue for the Event or another main supplier for the Event for any reason, not including default of Typical Type Events Ltd.

3.2 Should the client cancel the Event at any stage between 57 and 90 days prior to the Event, the Client shall be liable for 75% of the overall invoice amount. Should the Client cancel the Event within 60 days prior to the date of the Event, the client shall be liable for the full cost of the Event, unless otherwise agreed by Typical Type Events Ltd in writing.

Transfer and Change of Dates

3.3 The Customer may submit a request by email to transfer a Booking to an alternative date at any time up to 60 days prior to the Event Date.

3.4 Confirmed transfers of the Event Date are subject to the Company’s availability on those dates. If there is no availability for the alternate date, the Deposit shall be forfeited and the Event cancelled, subject to the terms of clause 3 (Cancellation).

4. Obligations of the Customer

4.1 The Client shall be liable for any costs incurred in repairing any damage to the goods hired caused by the Client or its employees or guests. It shall be the absolute responsibility of the Client to ensure the safe keeping of equipment and the hirer will indemnify Typical Type Events Ltd in respect of any loss or damage howsoever caused whilst in the Client’s possession.

4.2 The Client shall keep in strict confidence all commercial know-how, which is disclosed to the Client by Typical Type Events Ltd or its agents or subcontractors and any other confidential information concerning Typical Type Events Ltd business, which the Client may obtain.

4.3 Large Lit Lettering (if provided) must not be used as a place to set drinks or other items upon. Please also note these are not to be leaned against.

5. General Conditions

5.1 Typical Type Events Ltd can accept no responsibility for any injury to Clients and their guests sustained whilst attending the Event.

5.2 Typical Type Events Ltd does not accept responsibility of the loss or damage of personal property belonging to Clients and their guest.

5.3 Typical Type Events Ltd has full public liability insurance (currently £2,000,000); however personal accident insurance is not included. Clients requiring this cover should contact their own insurers well in advance.

5.4 All materials and props or otherwise supplied by Typical Type Events Ltd to the Client shall at all times be and remain the exclusive property of Typical Type Events Ltd and shall be held by the Client in safe custody and in good condition and shall be returned to Typical Type Events Ltd on its request.

5.5 Whilst every effort will be made to ensure the provision of the facilities detailed, Typical Type Events Ltd cannot be held responsible for shortcomings or conditions, which may affect the Event and are outside their control. E.g. weather, acts of terrorism, fire, etc.

5.6 Typical Type Events Ltd and its subcontractors cannot be responsible for any non-fulfilment of this contract by either party, but please be assured that this engagement has been taken in good faith and every reasonable safeguard will be applied.

5.7 No provision of these terms and conditions or of the rental agreement are enforceable by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999 by any party other than Typical Type Events Ltd or the Client.

6. Miscellaneous

6.1 Typical Type Events Ltd is responsible for all PAT testing on its equipment. If the venue requires a copy of the PAT testing certificate Typical Type Events Ltd will provide this.

 6.2 The company reserves the right to substitute hired equipment with equipment of a similar type and value without notice in the event of previous damage or loss of booked equipment.

 6.3 All sizes quoted are approximate. 

6.4 All clients are asked not to sit on the light up letters, move them from one area to another or touch bulbs or electrics. 

 6.5 If there is an issue with the equipment supplied by Typical Type Events Ltd, please email hello@typicaltype.co.uk immediately. 

6.6 Typical Type Events Ltd will take no responsibility for any incidents occurring should a Client or a Clients guest touch a hot light bulb.

7. Site Location, Facilities & Conduct

7.1 The equipment is to be setup by Typical Type Events Ltd staff only and must not be moved once the equipment is setup. Equipment may only be moved Typical Type Events Ltd staff.

7.2 Please ensure that you have obtained permission at your venue to use our equipment.

 7.3 Please let us know if there are any special requirements prior to the day of the setup. This includes if there are specific things we should know about the venue or where the equipment is going to be setup. This includes uneven surfaces, heights or restricted access.