Terms & Conditions

Membership

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In order to offer a broader range of services we may, from time to time, give details of your Membership of the Chamber to associated companies or feature your business in our newsletter.

Terms & Conditions

Duration of Membership
The minimum period is 12 months. Should a member decide to terminate membership within the 12 month period, then they remain liable for the full annual fee. No refunds can be given and membership is non-transferable.

Communication
The Chamber regularly communicates with its members, by email, post and telephone. We aim to approach members with information that is of interest to them. This is an integral part of membership and by entering into Membership you agree to be contacted by the Chamber. This regular communication can be terminated by the member. Also, from time to time, members may be contacted by the Chamber’s carefully selected partners in order to make them aware of certain membership benefits.

Termination of Membership
A member may terminate their membership by giving written notice at least three months before the expiration of their membership year, otherwise they shall be held liable to pay their subscription for the ensuing year subscription shall be a debt due and legally recoverable by the Chamber. Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber reserves the absolute right to terminate the Membership of any member when it is reasonably considered that continued membership is not in the interest of the Chamber or its members.

Chamber Services
Should membership come to an end for any reason, the ex-member will immediately forfeit all rights to access Chamber Services and benefits. Any advice sought following termination of membership will be charged accordingly. Also, the Chamber shall notify other service providers and any ex-members will be excluded from their beneficial rates.

Chamber Logo
If membership comes to an end the ex-member must destroy all stationary displaying the Barnsley & Rotherham logo (this includes logos shown on websites).

Articles of Association
Membership is subject to the provision of the Articles of Association (available on request) and in the event of a conflict between these terms and conditions and the Articles of Association, the Articles shall prevail.

Liability
The Chamber shall have no liability for any losses suffered by a member as a result of using services offered by a fellow member. The Chamber shall have no responsibility for advice given or services provided by its third party service providers.

Events

Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions are applicable to all chamber events.

Payment
An invoice will be raised upon confirmation of booking. Full payment must be made 14 days before the first day of the event.
We reserve the right not to allow delegates to attend event unless full payment has been received.
All courses are subject to VAT being added.

Late Payment
In the event of late payment we reserve the right to charge interest on all outstanding amounts at the rate of 2% per calendar month or part from the last date that payment was due to the date that payment was made.

Cancellation Fee
Cancellations must be made in writing to info@brchamber.co.uk 7 days prior to the event for a full refund. Failure to attend with no prior notice will incur the full event cost.

Changing Delegate Details

There is no charge if a substitute person wishes to replace an existing delegate. Please inform us as soon as possible before the event start.

Cancellation by us
We reserve the right to cancel any event at any time without liability. In the unlikely event of this happening delegates would be offered an alternative date, event or a full refund.

Times
Times are as specified when booking.

Locations
A location map will be provided for each course booking, in cases of uncertainty contact us for further details.

Training

Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions are applicable to all chamber training courses.

Payment
An invoice will be raised upon confirmation of booking. Full payment of the invoice must be made within 30 days of the date of issue, unless the booking is made within one month of course commencement in which case payment must be made at least 14 days prior to the course start date. Short notice bookings (i.e. less than 14 days will be accepted by arrangement)
Late payment may result in delegates not be admitted to the course and / or to interest being added at 2% above bank base rate.

Chamber Skills Solutions reserves the right not to allow delegates to attend courses unless full payment has been received. All invoices, irrespective of the course location will be issued by Chamber Skills Solutions.

All cheques should be made payable to Chamber Skills Solutions. BACs payments to HSBC 40-39-07 a/c 32563207. Card payments will be accepted for short notice bookings and by arrangement.

All courses are subject to VAT being added.

Certificates

Delegate certificates will not be issued until full payment has been received
Copy certificates will be charged an administration fee of £30 + VAT

Accreditation
Accreditation is governed by accrediting bodies and Chamber Skills Solutions can take no responsibility for candidates failing to meet accreditation requirements or for any other matter relating to accreditation criteria.

Transferring Delegates
Chamber Skills Solutions reserves the right to charge the following:

  • Less than 4 weeks notice up to £35 + VAT
  • Less than 2 weeks notice up to £50 + VAT

If this transfer is then cancelled and/or the delegate fails to attend, then the full fee remains payable.

Cancelling Courses
Cancellations to bookings made before the start of the course are subject to the costing table outlined below.
If the delegate fails to attend the course, the full fee must be paid.

Cancellation Fees
Notice Given Charges
More than 1 Month No Charge
More than 2 weeks but less than 4 weeks 25% cost applies
Less than 2 weeks 50% cost applies
Less than 1 week Full cost applies

Cancellation requests must be made in writing or e-mail training@brchamber.co.uk

Changing Delegate Details
There is no charge if a substitute person wishes to replace an existing delegate, please inform us as soon as possible.

Cancellation of the course by Chamber Skills Solutions
We reserve the right to cancel any course at any time without liability. In the unlikely event of this happening delegates would be offered an alternative date, course or a full refund. We reserve the right to alter course contents without prior notice as all of our courses are constantly updated to maintain a high standard of quality.

Times
Full day courses run from 09:30am to 04:30pm* Half-day courses run from 09:30am to 1:00pm*
*Unless specified otherwise

Lunch
Lunch is provided with all full day programmes; please advise our staff beforehand of any special dietary requirements.

Locations
A location map will be provided for each venue. In cases of uncertainty contact 01709 368 200.