These Building Terms and Conditions are designed for use by builders
providing their services to business clients. The definition of a business
client is broad and may range from the owner of business premises to a
landlord seeking the services of a builder to work on their residential
properties. These terms of business are designed primarily for inclusion in
a document such as a quotation or for display on a website. They can also
be used as a stand-alone document.
A "contract schedule" is also included which enables the terms contained
within this document to be easily converted into a legally binding
Clauses in this template cover key factors including payment, the services
themselves, insurance, liability and the obligations of the respective
parties (with particular regard to the customer’s obligations relating to
This document also includes a comprehensive set of “boilerplate clauses”. These standard clauses are designed to offer greater legal certainty and protection for all parties concerned.
An alternative version of this document is available which is designed for
use by builders rendering their services to domestic (consumer) clients.
Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be
read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused
options should be removed from the document.
These Building Terms and Conditions contain the following clauses:
1. Definitions and Interpretation
4. Fees and Payment
7. Customer’s Obligations
9. Liability, Indemnity and Insurance
11. Data Protection
13. Force Majeure
15. Effects of Termination
16. No Waiver
17. Further Assurance
20. Assignment and Sub-Contracting
22. Relationship of the Parties
23. Third Party Rights
25. Entire Agreement
28. Dispute Resolution
29. Law and Jurisdiction
and the following Schedule:
1. Service Agreement
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