GLMC Terms & Conditions

GLMC TERMS AND CONDITIONS for the hire of rooms and the provision of additional services

Definitions
 
'GLMC' means The Globis Learning & Mediation Centre (a subsidiary of Globis Limited)
 
'the Client' means the party who has booked a room(s) and/or other services or facilities from GLMC  
 
‘the Premises’ means the Globis Learning & Mediation Centre Unit 1, Wheatstone Court, Waterwells Business Park, Quedgeley Gloucester GL2 2AQ.
 
1.    Charges

The charges for the hire of rooms and the provision of additional services shall be those agreed in writing between the Client and GLMC.
 
2.    Payment of Account

All accounts shall be settled in full within 28 days of the date of the invoice.   GLMC reserves the right to charge interest on outstanding invoices at 4% above the NatWest base rate prevailing at the time the invoice is raised
 
3.    Cancellations
 
In the event a Client cancels a booking, they will be liable to a cancellation fee, charged on a sliding scale. All cancellations must be notified to us in writing.
 
3.1.  where GLMC secures an alternative booking for the room: no charge;
 
3.2.  where GLMC does not secure an alternative booking:
 
3.2.1.     if notification of cancellation is received more than four months prior to the date booked: no charge;
 
3.2.2.     if notification is received more than one month but less than four months prior to the date booked:  50% of  the agreed charge; 

3.2.3.     if notification of cancellation is received one month or less prior to the date booked: 100% of the agreed charge. 

Where the Client cancels the booking of additional services, i.e. the provision of court reporting, translating or catering, the Client shall pay the costs incurred by GLMC in securing those services.

4. Training/event rooms and facilities

Delegate numbers will be taken into consideration when allocating your room. We reserve the right to change allocated rooms and advertised facilities and the information quoted in marketing materials may be subject to change at any time. No liability is accepted for any errors or omissions in marketing materials.
 
5.    Hours of Use

The Client shall be entitled to use the room hired between 08.00 and 18.00, Mondays to Fridays, during the period of hire. Any extensions of these times shall be on terms to be agreed between the Client and GLMC.
 
6.    Damage to Premises

The Client shall treat the Premises, and GLMC’s facilities and equipment with care.   The Client shall be responsible to GLMC for any loss or damage caused to any of GLMC’s property by the Client or by any other person invited onto the premises by the Client. You are responsible for the space allocated to you during your event. Any damage to your allocated rooms or their contents (or any other part of our venue) incurred as a result of your or your invitees’ (or representatives of either) acts omissions or negligence will result in a charge based on (i) the costs of repair and (ii) the value to us of any subsequent loss of business or trade or other commercial activity suffered by us.
 
7.   Insurance

GLMC accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to persons or their property on our Premises. The Client is responsible for its own insurance for these purposes.
 
8.  Clearance of Rooms

At the end of the period for which the Client has hired the Premises, the Client shall vacate the Premises and remove all of its property from the Premises.  GLMC reserves the right to charge the Client for any period when it, or its property, remain on the Premises, after the agreed period.
 
9.  Disruption of Business

GLMC shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the conduct of the Client's business whilst on the Premises is not disrupted or interfered with by any other user of the Premises.  GLMC reserves the right to terminate any room hire, without compensation or refund to the Client, if the Client or those invited onto the Premises by the Client conduct themselves in a manner likely to cause a nuisance to, or to disrupt the business of other users of the Premises.

10. Client Property

Whilst all reasonable efforts are made to ensure our premises are safe and secure, we do not accept any liability for any theft, loss or damage to clients’ and visitors’ property.

11. Disposition of Business

GLMC reserves the right to substitute a room or rooms hired to a Client.  If GLMC is prevented from conducting business at the Premises, or part thereof, as a result of any damage caused or threatened to the Premises, or any other event or circumstance outside its control, it shall be entitled to cancel the whole or part of any room hire and shall not be liable for any loss suffered by the Client as a consequence.

12. Externally Purchased Food and Beverages

Externally purchased food may only be brought on to the premises for consumption with our permission
You agree that you shall not make, sell, broadcast, distribute or reproduce mechanically digitally, electronically or otherwise by any manner or means (whether now known or hereafter devised) any audio-visual images of our venues, space, employees and officers to other independent organisations without our prior written consent (which may be withheld at our absolute discretion).

13. Termination

In the event that you materially breach these terms and conditions (and fail to remedy the breach within 3 working days after written notice from us) or become bankrupt, cease to trade, have your shares or assets taken over by a Company whose financial standing is unacceptable to us, have a administrator appointed or make any voluntary arrangement with your creditors, we shall be entitled to terminate this contract immediately by giving notice in writing. The termination of these terms and conditions shall not prejudice any claim which we may have against you in respect of any previous breach of any provision in these terms and conditions nor shall it prejudice the continuance in force of any provision in these terms and conditions which is (expressly or by implication) intended to come into or continue in force on or after such termination. On termination, you shall, within 5 working days, pay us all sums due and payable under these terms and conditions together with any accrued interest (if applicable).

Any variation in these terms and conditions must be agreed by us in writing and signed by an authorised member of the Globis team. Any changes by you to these terms and conditions without our prior written consent shall not be binding on us.