Terms and Conditions
‘Client’ – The individual or company contracting with Snook Events for the provision of party or event services.
1.1 These terms and conditions shall apply to all Quotations and Bookings in precedence over any other printed terms and conditions, including any
appearing on stationery or correspondence of the Client.
2.1 All prices stated by Snook Events in a quotation are exclusive of any applicable Value Added Tax, unless otherwise stated, which the Client shall be
additionally liable to pay to Snook Events.
2.2 Written quotations are valid for one month form the date of the quotation and may be subject to change following a site visit or upon receiving any
additional instructions, alterations to the original instructions or upon receipt of new information not included in the original instructions.
2.3 The Client shall pay to Snook Events a deposit of 70% of the total price plus VAT thereon at the time of making a Booking (less any preliminary
payment already paid in respect of that matter – where applicable). No Booking shall be considered as confirmed until Snook Events has received the
signed Booking Form and have received cleared funds. The balance of the final quoted price is due not later than 14 days before the event. Any
additions made to the costing less than 14 days before the event shall be payable to Snook Events on the Event day.
2.4 All Bookings made by the Client less than 60 days before the first day of the Event must pay 100% of the total amount quoted at the time of the
2.5 No tickets, itineraries, maps or other final details with respect to the arrangements relating to any booking will be forwarded to the Client until full
payment has been received.
2.6 Any items stated in the Quotation as “additional” items or any items requested by the Client after the booking has been confirmed, must be
confirmed by the client in writing before being actioned by Snook Events.
2.7 Unless otherwise agreed in advance in writing all invoices are due for settlement within 14 days of the date of issue. Please note that, unless
otherwise agreed in advance in writing, interest is chargeable on invoices not settled within 14 days at the rate of 5% per month or part thereof.
3. Cancellation and Variation
3.1 All prices quoted by Snook Events are prepared on the basis of specific numbers. All prices are subject to alterations depending upon agreed final
number of guests. For the avoidance of any doubt any variation which is requested by the Client or where any increase or variation is notified to the
Client then the Client agrees to accept this as a variation to the quote.
3.2 If the Client wishes to cancel the booking he/she may do so at any time by written notice to Snook Events provided that:
(a) In no event will the deposit be returnable.
(b) If the cancellation notice is received by Snook Events less than three months before the first day of the event, the balance of the total
price shall become immediately due and payable including Snook Events Fee in full. Snook Events will use reasonable endeavours to obtain
a refund for the Client in respect of any sums paid to third parties but gives no guarantee that one will be payable in any event.
(c) Any additional costs reasonably incurred by Snook Events in cancelling any arrangements connected with the Booking shall be paid by the
client on demand.
3.3 Snook Events may cancel forthwith any Booking at any time where:
(a) The Client is in breach of any of its obligations hereunder.
(b) If the balance of the quoted price has not been paid 14 days before the Event
(c) The Client has entered into receivership or liquidation except for the purpose of amalgamation or instruction.
(d) The Client has become bankrupt or insolvent.
(e) The Client makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors or becomes subject to an administration order.
(f) The Client ceases or threatens to cease to carry on business.
(g) The Client has not put adequate measures in place when organising and booking their own suppliers. Snook Events cannot take
responsibility for any supplier who compromise The Event in any way.
(h) The Event is cancelled for any reason.
3.4 In the event of cancellation under clause 3.2 or 3.3 Snook Events may retain any sums already paid to it by the Client without prejudice to any other
rights it may have.
3.5 Where an Event is cancelled for whatever reason Snook Events shall use its best endeavours to secure a refund for the Client of any sums (other than
a deposit for the booking) paid via Snook Events to a third party.
3.6 If, due to circumstances beyond Snook Events control, it has to make any change in the arrangements relating to the Booking it shall notify the Client
forthwith. Snook Events shall endeavour to keep such changes to a minimum and shall seek to offer the Client arrangements as close to the original
Booking as is reasonably possible in the circumstances.
3.7 Any changes to the event date, location or suppliers by request of the Client post the signing of Snook’s booking form, will incur additional charges.
4. Liability, Loss and Damage
4.1 Snook Events gives no guarantee whatsoever that the Event or any arrangements relating thereto or contemplated thereby shall take place.
4.2 Snook Events shall have no liability for any death or personal injury suffered by the Client out of any Booking except to the extent such is caused by
Snook Events negligence.
4.3 Snook Events shall have no liability for any other loss, damage or destruction to any property of the Client or its guests, servants and employees or
any costs, claims, demands or expenses of such persons arising out of any Booking.
4.4 The Client is wholly responsible for any loss or damage to equipment caused by The Client or Client’s guests’ negligence.
4.5 The Client shall indemnify Snook Events in respect of any loss caused to Snook Events by the negligence of the Client or the client’s guests.
4.6 The Client shall also indemnify Snook Events in respect of any claims made against it in respect of the Event, save where that claim is related to
negligence or breach of Contract on the part of Snook Events
4.7 Snook Events shall not be liable to the Client or be deemed to be in breach of these terms and conditions for circumstances beyond the reasonable
control of Snook Events including, without limitation, acts of God, governmental actions, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, protests, riot,
civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, weather, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes (whether or not relating to either party’s
workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials or any other
circumstance outside Snook Events control amounting to force majeure.
4.8 In any event Snook Events shall have no liability for any consequential or indirect losses suffered by the Client.
4.9 Snook maintains professional indemnity insurance with a value of £250,000 [per claim].
4.10 Snook maintains employers’ liability insurance with a value of £10,000,000 and public liability insurance at a value of £5,000,000.
4.11 Snook Events will only employ those suppliers that have employers’ liability insurance with a value of £10,000,000 and public liability insurance at a
value of £5,000,000.
5.1 These term and conditions (in any document referred to them) contain the whole agreement between the parties relating to the transactions
contemplated by these terms and conditions and supersede all previous understandings and agreements between the parties relating to these
5.2 Each party acknowledges that in agreeing to these terms and conditions it has not relied on any representation, warranty, collateral contract or other
assurance (except those set out in these terms and conditions and any documents referred to in them) made by or on behalf of any other party or
any other person whatsoever before the execution of these terms and conditions.
5.3 Each party waives all rights and remedies which but for this clause and clauses 5.1 and 5.2 above might otherwise be available to it in respect of any
such representation, warranty, collateral contract or other assurance provided that nothing in this clause and clauses 5.1 and 5.2 above shall limit or
exclude any liability for wilful misconduct or fraud.
5.4 No waiver by the Company of any breach of these terms and conditions by the Client shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the
same or any other provision.
5.5 If any provision or part thereof of these terms and conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid of the other provisions of these terms
and conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected thereby.
6. Marketing & Event Coverage
6.1 Snook Events will photograph and video all events and are able to use this material for their own marketing purposes, namely on Snook Events
website and various social media platforms. Snook will not include any client names or logos which identifies you as a client. Should you not wish for
your event to be covered for this purpose, please notify us at time of booking.
after your personal data and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. This policy is kept under regular review.
8.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.
8.2 If any provision of the terms and conditions are found to be wholly or partly illegal, invalid, unenforceable or unreasonable they shall be deemed
severable and the remaining provisions of the terms and conditions shall continue in full force and effect.
These Terms & Conditions are regularly reviewed and last updated on 28th October 2019.