Conditions of hire
Prices quoted in the hire list are the price per single
unit, unless stated otherwise.
Additional charges are made for delivery, collection,
installation, operation and for VAT.
Discounts are available for the hire of complete systems,
and shall be determined by the size of the complete
system, prior to the hire period.
The duration of hire shall be calculated as the number of
days between the despatch or delivery of the equipment,
and its receipt or collection. Variation to this
condition may be allowed, but only by prior arrangement.
Delivery and collections can usually be arranged at
Equipment is offered for hire on the strict understanding
that the hirer remains responsible for the equipment
until it is received or collected by Midnight
Electronics, and that the hirer has taken adequate
insurance against all losses and damages.
Orders for equipment hire should be confirmed in writing
by the hirer, prior to the period of hire. Such orders
must clearly state the name address and telephone number
of the hirer, the address of the location(s) of the
equipment during the term of the hire, the required dates
of the hire, and the schedule of the equipment required.
Invoices shall be raised on the return of the hired
equipment, or monthly in the case of hires of two months
duration or more, and shall be due for payment by return.
Credit accounts may only be established by prior
arrangement. Non-account holders will be required to pay
for the hire in full, before the hire period, and will
also be required to produce adequate personal
Overdue accounts may be subject to interest charges
calculated on a weekly basis, at a rate of 5% above
Lloyds Bank base rate, as noted from time to time.
Equipment is offered for hire subject to availability.
Midnight Electronics shall not accept liability for any
loss resulting from the unavailability of equipment
offered for hire, unless Midnight Electronics has issued
a written contract to hire. Whilst Midnight Electronics
takes great effort to maintain equipment in full working
order, no liability can be accepted for any consequential
loss or damage arising from the use, or non-use, of any
Loss of equipment or damage to equipment will be charged
in addition to the hire charges.
Midnight Electronics is pleased to offer advice and
assistance in selecting the most appropriate equipment
for the hire's purposes. In cases where the choice of
equipment is made by the hirer the equipment shall be
supplied in the good faith that the hirer is aware of the
uses and limitations of that equipment, and no
responsibility can be accepted if it later proves
In cases where a hire is cancelled at short notice,
partial charges may made as follows:-
Within 24-48 hours of the start of hire: 20% of the hire
Less than 24 hours of start of hire: 40% of the hire
For long term hires, the cancellation charge shall not
exceed 20% of two week's hire costs.
Hires cancelled AFTER the start of the scheduled start of
hire shall be charged as hired, but a 30% allowance may
be made if equipment is unused.
exclude VAT and delivery charges
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