Terms and Conditions

00 Please make all payments outlined to Cobus Account Number: 86923660 Sort Code: 30-93-48

01 Unless prior to written agreement to the contrary these terms shall be incorporated as conditions of any order, quotation or contract accepted by the company.

02 Prices are based on the current quotation and are exclusive of VAT which will be charged at the rate ruling at the time of despatch.

03 In the event of variation or suspension of work by your instructions or lack of instructions, the contract price shall be adjusted accordingly.

04 No order may be cancelled by a customer without our consent in writing. Cobus reserves the right to claim all loss and expenses which may be incurred as a result of the cancellation.

05 Unless otherwise quoted all deliveries and furniture installations to our customer shall be FOC.

06 Non-delivery and shortages. Notification of non-delivery/shortages/breakages must be made in writing within 5 days from invoice date for all dispatches by our own transport.

07 Cobus warrants that its manufactured products are free from manufacturing defects – in materials or workmanship e.g. for a period of ten (10) years on Senator Seating ranges; and fifteen (15) years on Senator Desking ranges, subject to fair tear and wear.
Cobus will repair, or replace, (At our sole discretion) with comparable free of charge materials/components, any product/component which fails under normal use in a single shift environment, as a result of a defect in the materials and/or workmanship.

08 Credit accounts are subject to satisfactory references and verification by our credit insurers. We require as standard one bank and two trade references. (We reserve the right to refuse credit facilities – offering proforma/COD as alternatives).
Unless notified in writing to the contrary payment must be received within 30 days of invoice for (settlement) discount to be deducted.
All invoices become due for payment 30 days from invoice date.
We reserve the right to suspend production despatch of orders if default is made in payment
Interest of 2.5%/month will be charged on all overdue accounts.
Should it become necessary to commence legal proceedings for the recovery of a debt; the credit facilities will cease.

09 Cobus will accept the return of faulty goods subject to the following;
a) Goods defective on delivery can be returned for exchange or full credit.
b) Goods incorrectly delivered can be returned for full credit.
c) Goods incorrectly ordered will not be accepted back for credit without a negotiated handling charge authorised in writing.
d) Samples (if invoiced) will be credited in full if returned in good condition within 60 days of delivery. Payment must be made for all invoiced samples not returned within this period.

10 Cobus will be entitled to assign, sub-contract or sub-let any contract.

11 All contracts will be construed and operate in accordance with English Law.

12 Goods shall remain the sole and absolute property of Cobus as the legal and equitable owner until such time as the purchaser shall have paid to Cobus the full amount of the price of the goods together with the full price of any other goods the subject of any other contract with Cobus.
Notwithstanding that the goods shall remain the sole and absolute property of Cobus the Purchaser shall assume the risk in the goods and shall insure the goods for their full market value.
The purchaser acknowledges that it is in possession of the goods solely as a fiduciary for Cobus until the Purchaser becomes the owner of the goods.

13 Cobus do not accept any responsibility for electrical work/installation which our own personnel do not supervise. All electrical installations must be undertaken by a competent qualified electrician.

14 E. & O.E.