Terms & Conditions
1. DEFINITIONS AND LAW
1.1. "the Equipment" shall mean goods, components and other items hired or sold by New Beginning Productions or any part thereof.
1.2. "the Customer" is the person, firm, corporate or public body hiring or purchasing the Equipment. Any person purporting to act on
behalf of the Customer shall be bound by the Contract.
1.3. "Consequential loss" shall mean loss of profits, contracts or other consequential loss or damages whatsoever.
1.4. "Interest" shall mean interest calculated in accordance with Clause 4.1.
1.5. The Contract shall be interpreted and applied in accordance with English Law and the parties to this contract agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction
of the English Courts.
2. HIRE TERMS
2.1.1. Hire charges commence from the date stated in the contract and are payable for the period of hire
2.1.2. Equipment must be returned by the time and date specified in the Contract.
2.1.3. Additional charges accrue at the full daily hire rate together with consequential loss in the event of the breach of these conditions or the equipment not
being available for use by other customers.
2.1.4. All equipment must be returned in similar condition at the start of this hire, in a clean and serviceable condition or additional charges will be made.
2.1.5. New Beginning Productions provides spare lamps with Equipment where appropriate. These and any lamps they replace must be returned with the
Equipment and in default their full replacement cost will be charged.
2.1.6. All charges are payable on demand.
2.2. Hire Period
2.2.1. The hiring period commences at the time and date specified in the Contract and continues for the period specified in the Contract and terminates at the
time and date as specified in the contract.
2.3. Power to Enter this Contract
2.3.1. The signatory to the contract warrants that they are duly authorised on the Customer's behalf to enter into the contract and hereby personally
indemnifies New Beginning Productions against all losses and costs that may be incurred by New Beginning Productions if this is not the case.
2.4. Customer's responsibilities
2.4.1. The Customer's responsibility for the Equipment commences on receipt of the Equipment by the Customer or his agent or on delivery and ends when
the Customer is in possession of New Beginning Productions’ unqualified receipt for the return of all the Equipment to New Beginning Productions.
2.4.2. The Customer shall not at any time sell dispose or otherwise part with control of the Equipment or attempt to do so.
2.4.3. The Signatory to the Contract and the Customer jointly and severally undertake with New Beginning Productions that everyone who uses the Equipment
has been properly instructed in its safe and proper operation and will ensure that every user is in possession of necessary instructional material and
further will not allow the Equipment to be misused.
2.4.4. The Customer will at all times fully indemnify New Beginning Productions against any expense liability financial loss claim or proceedings whatsoever in
respect of any personal injury or damage to or loss of any property arising out of or in connection with the delivery hire use non use repossession
collection return or non return of the Equipment.
2.4.5. Nothing in this clause shall affect the statutory rights of the Customers or purport to exclude any liability which may not be excluded under the Unfair
Contract Terms Act 1977.
2.5. Electrical Equipment
2.5.1. Any electrical Equipment should be used with plugs and/or sockets as fitted.
2.5.2. No Equipment shall be modified without prior written consent from New Beginning Productions.
2.5.3. The Customer shall be responsible at all times to arrange a proper supply of electricity for use with the Equipment and ensure that the Equipment shall
at all times be properly earthed. Damage to equipment from incorrectly connected or disrupted supply will be charged.
2.6. Equipment Maintenance and Reporting
2.6.1. The Customer shall ensure that the Equipment remains serviceable and clean during the hire period.
2.6.2. Any breakdown or unsatisfactory working of Equipment shall be immediately notified to New Beginning Productions.
2.6.3. The Customer shall under no circumstances attempt to repair the Equipment without prior authorisation from New Beginning Productions.
2.6.4. Any damaged or unsatisfactory Equipment must be returned to New Beginning Productions' premises for examination at the Customer's cost.
2.6.5. If the Equipment is involved in any accident resulting in damage to either the Equipment or other property or injury to any person the Customer shall
notify New Beginning Productions immediately.
2.6.6. Equipment must not be removed from any site originally specified by the Customer or from any subsequently authorised site without prior consent of
New Beginning Productions.
2.7. Compatibility of Equipment
2.7.1. The Customer shall ensure that the Equipment is compatible and may safely be used with any other Equipment being used by the Customer.
2.7.2. The Customer shall be responsible for ensuring that any equipment is suitable for their purposes.
2.7.3 New Beginning Productions reserves the right to supply equipment of a similar design to the Equipment specified.
2.7.4 All descriptions and specifications, drawings and particulars of weights and dimensions issued by New Beginning Productions are approximate only, and
are intended only to present a general idea of the goods to which they refer and shall not form part of the contract. Due to continuing development,
New Beginning Productions reserves the right to change specifications without notice.
2.8.1. The Customer agrees to pay New Beginning Productions the full retail cost of any Equipment lost, stolen or damaged beyond economic repair (without
deduction for usage, wear, tear or age).
2.8.2. The Customer shall insure the goods against the above liability.
2.8.3. All monies received by the Customer from any insurance company or third party in settlement of any claim shall be held in trust by the Customer and
paid to New Beginning Productions on demand to the extent that any such payment is due under this clause.
2.8.4. The Customer shall not compromise or settle any claim without the express consent of New Beginning Productions.
2.8.5. In the case of Equipment which is lost, stolen or damaged beyond economic repair the Customer shall pay a charge at the full hire rate together with
interest and consequential loss until the Equipment is replaced.
2.9. Condition of Returned Equipment
2.9.1. The Customer is fully responsible for care, safe keeping and return in good order of the Equipment.
2.9.2. The Customer will reimburse all costs incurred by New Beginning Productions in rectifying the condition of any Equipment returned damaged or
unclean and shall in addition pay a charge at the full hire rate together with interest and any consequential loss until rectification.
2.10. Termination of hire
2.10.1. New Beginning Productions shall be entitled to terminate the contract with immediate effect and to repossess the Equipment if at any time:-
(a) The Customer is in breach of these terms; or
(b) The Customer shall take any steps or if any act or proceeding is commenced in which the Customer's solvency is, in the reasonable view of New
Beginning Productions, in doubt. Such termination shall not affect the right of New Beginning Productions to recover from the Customer any monies
due under this contract, interest, consequential loss or damages for breach.
2.10.2. The Customer hereby authorises New Beginning Productions to enter upon any property, upon which New Beginning Productions reasonably believe
any Equipment to be held and New Beginning Productions in their absolute discretion may recover and remove such Equipment.
2.10.3 The Customer hereby authorises New Beginning Productions (notwithstanding any subsequent instruction to the contrary after the date of the
commencement of the Contract) to deduct any sums properly due to New Beginning Productions arising under a breach of these terms from any credit
card debit card or charge account details of which are in the possession of New Beginning Productions.
2.11. Cancellation of contract
2.11.1 The following shall apply should the contracting party cancel the contract:-
- in the event of cancellation 30 days before the beginning of hire there will be no charge to the customer;
- in the event of cancellation 14 days before the beginning of hire, 25 % of the rental shall be due;
- in the event of cancellation 7 days before the beginning of hire, 50 % of the rental shall be due;
- in the event of cancellation 2 days before the beginning of hire the full rental shall be due.
Postponement of an agreed date shall be regarded as a cancellation.
3. CONDITIONS AS TO SALE
3.1. Risk in Title
3.1.1. The risk in the Equipment shall pass to the Customer immediately on delivery to the Customer at the address shown for delivery on the contract or, if
the Customer collects, on collection.
3.1.2. Property and title in the Equipment shall remain vested in New Beginning Productions and New Beginning Productions reserve the right to dispose of
the Equipment until such time as the price shall have been paid in full.
3.1.3. If any part of the payment is overdue or if the Customer is in breach of any of these terms or if the Customer or any third party shall take any steps or
any act or proceeding in which in the reasonable view of New Beginning Productions the Customer's solvency is in doubt New Beginning Productions
may (without prejudice to any of New Beginning Productions’ other rights) recover or resell the Equipment and may enter upon the Customer's or any
third parties property for that purpose.
3.2.1. The Customer or any duly authorised person on behalf of the Customer shall receive and unload the Equipment and shall check the same for quantity
and condition in the presence of New Beginning Productions' carrier.
3.2.2. Any shortage of or unsatisfactory Equipment shall be endorsed by the Customer or a duly authorised person on behalf of the Customer on the delivery
document and the Customer shall give written confirmation to New Beginning Productions within three days of delivery.
3.2.3. No claim in respect of shortage of or unsatisfactory condition of the Equipment shall be entertained by New Beginning Productions unless condition 3.2.2. is observed.
3.2.4. This condition does not affect the statutory rights of the Customer.
3.3.1. The price charged will be the price ruling at the time of delivery. Where this is at variance with the price quoted or inserted in the contract at the time the goods were ordered the Customer will be advised prior to delivery.
3.4.1. Where account facilities have been granted to the Customer in writing all invoices must be paid within the terms on the invoice.
3.4.2. Where no such facilities have been granted payment will be with order or, where previously agreed, on delivery.
4. CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO BOTH HIRE AND SALE
4.1. Payment and Interest
4.1.1. Where payments are not made on the due date New Beginning Productions will be entitled to interest on the amount that is overdue at Lloyds Bank plc base rate prevailing for the period for which such monies are overdue together with 4% calculated on a day to day basis compounded with quarterly rests.
4.1.2. The payment of such interest shall be without prejudice to any other rights or remedies of New Beginning Productions.
4.1.3. Any legal or other charges incurred in the recovery of money or equipment shall be paid by the Customer.
4.1.4. Notwithstanding any provision in these terms of business to the contrary the customer shall if required by New Beginning Productions pay such sum on account of the hire charges or price for goods and or services as shall be agreed at the time of placing the order.
4.2.1. New Beginning Productions' liability for any defect in the equipment shall be limited to and in no case exceed:-
(a) any manufacturer's warranty sold with the equipment; or if there shall be none
(b) replacement or repair of the defective equipment; or
(c) at New Beginning Productions’ option a refund of the price.
4.2.2. Consequential losses
Nothing in these terms and conditions shall make New Beginning Productions liable for any consequential loss to the Customer including any expense
liability loss claim or proceeding whatsoever caused by or arising out of the late delivery, non delivery, unsuitability, incompatibility, or unlawful
repossession of the Equipment or any part thereof or any breakdown or stoppage of the same.
4.3. Injury to Persons and Damage to Property
4.3.1. Subject to 4.2. above New Beginning Productions shall not be liable for any loss other than that which directly arises from any injury to persons or
damage to tangible property where and only to the extent that such injury or damage is caused by any defects in the Equipment and where such defect
is caused by the negligence of New Beginning Productions.
4.4. Rights Reserved
4.4.1. Any failure by New Beginning Productions to enforce any or all of these conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any of New Beginning
Productions’ rights hereunder.
4.4.2. If any term in this contract shall be held invalid such invalidation shall not affect the validity of the remaining terms.
4.5. Terms of Contract
4.5.1. These conditions have effect in substitution for and to the exclusion of any condition put forward by the Customer.
4.6. Delivery and Carriage
4.6.1. All times quoted or stated for deliveries are approximate only. New Beginning Productions shall not be liable for any delay in delivery of the Equipment
4.6.2. Hire charges or sale prices do not include carriage. Any expenses incurred by New Beginning Productions in delivery or recovering equipment or
attempting the same will be paid by the Customer.
4.6.3. Where carriage charges are quoted by New Beginning Productions such charges will include only for the time to load or unload alongside the New
Beginning Productions’ vehicle at the address specified by the Customer. Further time or attendance will be paid for by the Customer.
4.6.4 New Beginning Productions reserves the right to recharge additional costs of delivery and collection including, but not restricted to, parking fines,
waiting time and toll charges.
4.6.5 New Beginning Productions shall not be held liable for any damage incurred to a customer vehicle when loading\unloading or for the safe and secure
loading of their vehicle.
4.7.1. New Beginning Productions notifies the Customer that playing or showing copyright material in circumstances where the Customer or anyone
authorised by him does not hold the appropriate Licence of the copyright holder he will infringe copyright and may become liable in damages for so
4.7.2. The Customer by accepting delivery of sound or visual reproduction equipment warrants that he has or will obtain the appropriate Licence for the said
performance playing or showing, prior to using the equipment for the said purpose.
4.8.1. New Beginning Productions endeavours to maintain the accuracy and currency of information contained in this website. However, you are advised to
confirm any information contained herein before acting upon such information as we accept no liability for any consequence(s) of any nature whatsoever
arising from action(s) of any sort, based upon the content of this website. We are not responsible for the content of any external websites linked to this
site. All prices advertised on this website are subject to the addition of VAT at 20% & carriage charges unless otherwise stated.
What our customers say...
"We have been lucky enough this year to work with the amazing talents of Rob, Steve and Phil from New Beginning Productions (NBP). Throughout the entire process you have been so helpful and diligent in your support for us. At every turn it has felt like 'our' production, and you have provided such a service! Visually, the show is stunning!! From the amazing projections to the spectacular lighting you have assisted us in creating a feast for the eyes! The show also sounds incredible, with more radio mics than ever before and the extensive work that has gone into ensuring every line is heard, we truly have a show to be marvelled at. You have given your time so warmly, and we have truly enjoyed your company whilst you have been with us! You are all so incredibly talented and I hope our audiences appreciate the level of detail you have put into every element of the production".
(AS (Director) - School of Rock The Musical - South Dartmoor Community College 2017)
"It's not often that I am lost for words - but I truly am! Thank you for all of your time, expertise, generosity, creativity, energy, advice...thank you for everything. We are so lucky that you have been on board for School of Rock".
(School of Rock The Musical - South Dartmoor Community College 2017)
"We used NBP for our lighting and production at our event Tropicana Shuffle on Sat 4th Nov. I can't say highly enough about the team, their professionalism and attention to detail is second to none and the visual & lighting display they produced was awesome!! Would highly recommend and we look forward to working with Phil, Rob & Steve again!!
5 stars well deserved".
(L.M. - Shuffle 2017 - Weston-Super-Mare)
"Awesome visual display at Tropicana, WSM for the Shuffle event last Saturday. Highly recommended'.
(S.M. - Shuffle 2017 - Weston-Super-Mare)
"Many thanks for your help & support with Party 200. I simply couldn't have done it without you.
It's been an absolute pleasure working with you all".
(Dannii Wood-Wright - Heathcoat Fabrics)
"What a fantastic job you all did at party 200 in Tiverton.
You should all be proud of yourselves for making a great day enjoyed by all, fantastic work guys".
(N.V. - Party 200 Attendee)
"You are nothing short of brilliant, and so nice with it. Thank you so much for everything."
(K.W., Charity fundraising event at the New Hall, Tiverton)
"Yet again you have been utterly brilliant! And yet again you have been the biggest stars of our festival this year. We cannot thank you enough for the quality you gave us at every turn - your equipment, your skill, diligence, professionalism, stage and band management, calm, humour and, so importantly, the fact that you are all such fantastic people to work with. Our RNLI Harbour Fest Minehead would just not be the same without you!
With huge Love & Gratitude from us all here, and especially from the crew at The Old Ship Aground".
(Minehead - RNLI Harbour Fest 2017
"Phil, Steve and the NBP team provided the sound and lighting for a recent production of 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat' for which I was musical director. I cannot rate them highly enough, their work was absolutely brilliant throughout. As an MD it is important to me to have a good relationship with the sound team and I could not have asked for a better sound designer and technician than Phil. Nothing was too much trouble and his calm, focus, dedication and skill made my job so much easier."
(Simon Evans-White, MD)
"Thank you very much for all your help. Without you our show wouldn't look as professional as it did, it makes the show".
(Tiverton High School - Cast of Little Shop of Horrors)
"Thank you Phil for helping Fusion Young Performers out with their first production. The training you provided was
brilliant and our team learnt loads in the day you spent with us. Will definitely use you again".
(S.J.C - Fusion Young Performers)
"First time with New Beginning Productions, and hands down , the most friendly welcoming team with stacks
of knowledge and equipment. We can't wait to do loads of work with them".
(Tom Watson - Leave Before Dawn)
"Great service - their attention to detail in sound engineering both FOH and monitoring is excellent.
I feel safe when I'm performing and I know that NBP are in control of the monitoring desk.
Their rental service is also quick, reliable and affordable."!
"A massive shout out to Phil & Bobby from New Beginning Productions who truly pulled out all the stops
and produced such a great sounding show. Cheers guys, truly indebted and consummate professionals".
(The Beambridge Inn - Hayes Carll & Band Event - Sept 2015)
"Thank you so much for being so fantastic at the Fest.
We so appreciate the awesome job you did and the lovely people you are"!
(The Old Ship Aground, Minehead - RNLI Harbour Fest 2015)
"Thanks for doing such a great job for Salt Flat Rats - you made our lives so easy and made us sound great"!
(B.S. - Salt Flat Rats - RNLI Harbour Fest 2015 - Minehead)
"Just like to thank you and your team for looking after us last night at the Minehead gig. I will recommend you to anyone who is looking for a professional PA company".
(D.C. - Salt Flat Rats - RNLI Harbour Fest 2015 - Minehead)
"...absolute cracking gig! Definitely big thanks to the sound / lighting crew....totally spot on!"
(C.A. - Soulville Express - RNLI Harbour Fest 2015 - Minehead)
"Great gig last night at the RNLI Harbour Festival Minehead. Big thanks to all those who came along and supported it. Extra cheers to Janina, Julian at the The Old Ship Aground and all those who made it slick and very special, including the best sound and lighting outfit we've had this year!! - thanks New Beginning Productions".
(Soulville Express - RNLI Harbour Fest 2015 - Minehead)
"Rob & Steve - To say they have been UTTERLY BRILIANT is an absolute understatement. The hours of work they have both put in planning, fixing, altering, enhancing, both the drapes and lighting over several long days/nights is just amazing. Always, even when utterly worn out, they have been totally charming and fun to work with - Guys - to say Thank You So Much, is not enough - you 'transformed the Sports Hall into the Albert Hall' to quote EDCS' President and you made our Verdi Gala Concert a Night To Remember for performers and audience alike."
(S.N. - East Devon Choral Society)
"Thanks for setting the desk up it was a great help. The first tech last night went very well and the lighting did exactly what I hoped. Those battens are super!!"
(Lighting Engineer, Churches Together, Minehead)
"Great service! Phil & Steve came to the venue, asked what we had planned, they assessed and came back with great suggestions. Professionals I would recommend to any one!"
(All Stars Sports Bar, Taunton)
"We would like to say a huge thank-you for sorting the PA system at the Merrimeade. It all sounded amazing"
(CLIC Sargent Charity Event At the Merrimeade, Sampford Peverell)
"Fantastic job with the PA & Lighting New Beginning Productions"
(The Beambridge Inn, Wellington)
"Thank you very much for setting up a fantastic PA system which enabled us to have an absolutely awesome party! - I really appreciate it".
(O.L. - Private Party)
"Grateful thanks Phil for your contribution to the success of 'Jesus Christ Superstar'.
(Churches Together - Minehead)
"Steve was a star with lighting & sound"
(Drama Dept - Tiverton High School)
"A huge thank you for doing such a brilliant job on our wedding. The sound went perfectly and the lighting was magnificent! It was perfectly set up so that you didn't notice the apparatus but it brought the whole room alive in the evening for the dancing. The light programs were great and the first dance was made all the more lovely due to it, thank you again. You went the extra mile - in fact, a few extra miles - on the whole thing and I want you to know that it made a huge difference to our day and that we hugely appreciate it".
(B & E.J. - Wedding at Huntsham Court)
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