Terms and Conditions of Business


Public Training


Registering your Booking

Payment for public courses is required in advance of course commencement. PM Professional reserves the right to refuse admission if payment has not been received.

All course and examination fees are subject to VAT at the current statutory rate.
All payments will be confirmed with a receipted invoice, which will be sent to the booking address.
All bookings must be made on PM Professional’s booking form which will constitute a legally binding contract.

Course Fees

Course fees are shown alongside each course including residential fees where appropriate.
5 day residential courses are fully inclusive of venue stay and materials from Monday morning to Friday afternoon.
1, 2 and 3 day courses include materials, lunch and refreshments during the day.
Any APM examination fees will be confirmed and charged separately from the course fee.

Venues

PM Professional do not accept any responsibility for the security of personal items at the venue.

PM Professional cannot be held responsible for non-arrival of Joining Instructions. Please contact PM Professional if joining instructions have not arrived 10 working days prior to course commencement.

Course Timings

These will be indicated in the joining instructions and range from 9.00am – 9.30am start with 5.00pm – 5.30pm finish. Residential courses will require evening work.

Course Cancellations

Cancellations on 5 day courses 20 working days or more prior to a course start date will incur a 50% charge of course fee.
Cancellations on 5 day courses less than 20 working days prior to a course start date will be charged at the full rate.
Cancellations on 1, 2 or 3 day courses 10 working days or more prior to a course start date will incur a 50% charge of course.
Cancellations on 1, 2 or 3 day courses less than 10 working days prior to a course start date will be charged at the full rate.

Where materials have been issued prior to the scheduled attendance of the course, a fee of £100 per pack will be made.

Examination Cancellations

Examination cancellations made less than 15 working days before the exam will be charged at full fee although substitute delegate names can be given up to 10 working days before the exam.

Course Transfers

Delegates contacting PM Professional less than 10 working days prior to the confirmed course date, requesting to be transferred to a future course date will incur the full course fee. A substitute delegate for non-exam courses can be named at any time prior to the course start.

The option to transfer can only be used once, after which non-attendance will be treated as a cancellation and all outstanding invoices will be due. If a delegate uses the transfer option, the original course invoice and the transfer invoice remain due, even if the transfer booking is subsequently cancelled.

All course transfers will incur a £75 non-negotiable administration fee, per delegate transferred.

Data Protection

PM Professional adheres to the Data Protection Act 1998 with amendments. Your details will not be passed to any outside Companies but may be used by PMProfessional Learning where it is thought other services and products may be of interest and benefit to you.

Cancellation, Postponement or Substitution of Course Dates

PM Professional reserve the right to change the course presenters, dates, venue and content should the need arise. In the unlikely event of a course being cancelled or postponed by PM Professional, a full refund will be made but no further liability will be accepted.

Intellectual Property

All Materials provided to Course delegates are copyright of PMProfessional Learning. The materials provided individually to each delegate may be permanently retained for the exclusive use of the individual delegate. No part of Course Materials may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronically or mechanically, including photocopying, recording or any information storage or retrieval system without the prior written permission of PMProfessional Learning. Course Materials are provided subject to the condition that they shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without the prior written permission of PMProfessional Learning. Any use, duplication or lending of Course Materials without the prior written consent of PMProfessional Learning, save for such uses as are allowed under applicable law is prohibited. All course materials are copyright of PM Professional in whatever format.

Non Solicitation

Until the expiry of six months after completion of a service, neither party will solicit the employment or services of any personnel of the other party who has been engaged in connection with services. Liquidated damages for breach of this provision payable by the party in breach of this Clause shall be equal to fifty percent (50%) of the annual gross salary or annual service fees of that person in their employment with the original party.

General

These Terms are governed by the law of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. PMProfessional Learning shall not be liable for any failure to fulfil its obligations where such failure is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control. PMProfessional Learning shall be entitled to assign its rights and obligations under these Terms to a purchaser of the whole or a substantial part of its business.

April 2006


Corporate Learning Sevices

These terms and conditions (“Terms”) form the entire agreement between PM Professional Limited (“PMProfessional Learning”) and the client (“Client”, “you”) for the goods and services provided. These Terms shall prevail over any terms of business or purchase conditions proffered by the Client, unless agreed otherwise in writing. These Terms may not be varied without the written agreement of authorised signatories of the parties.

Cancellation

You may cancel a confirmed service/course by giving written notice and on payment of a cancellation fee, which is a percentage of the service/course fee. The cancellation fee varies with the amount of written notice given to PMProfessional Learning as follows: > 20 working days – no fee; 11-19 working days – 50% fee; 0-10 working days – 100% fee.

Postponement

You may postpone a confirmed service/course by giving written notice and on payment of a postponement fee, which is a percentage of the service fee. The postponement fee varies with the amount of written notice given to PMProfessional Learning as follows: > 11 working days – no fee; 0 -10 working days – 70% fee. If a postponed course is not delivered within six months of giving notice of postponement, the appropriate cancellation fee (stated above) will apply.

Fees and Payment Terms

PMProfessional Learning shall invoice the Client for all fees, charges and expenses due plus VAT at the prevailing rate. All invoices are payable within 28 days of the invoice date. Payment of invoices is of the essence of these Terms and, if any payment is overdue, PMProfessional Learning shall be entitled to: charge interest on any overdue payments at the rate of 3% above the base lending rate from time to time of Barclays Bank PLC on any sums due but not paid, from the date payment became due until the actual date of payment, without prejudice to any of its other rights and / or; charge on an indemnity basis for all collection costs incurred as a result of instructing a solicitor or collection agency to recover the outstanding payment. If the Client requests that services or Courses are provided otherwise than at PMProfessional Learning’s premises, then all travel and subsistence expenses incurred in the provision of services and Courses shall be paid by the Client. Any equipment hire, expenses or expenditure approved by the Client shall be charged to the Client.

Confidentiality and Intellectual Property

Each party agrees that it shall maintain as confidential all information of a confidential or commercially sensitive nature that it obtains from the other party (or from any person on behalf of the other party) and shall use such information solely to fulfil its obligations under these Terms or as may be required by law. All intellectual property rights (“Rights”) in all materials used in delivery of the service (“Materials”) are vested in PMProfessional Learning or its licensors, and all such Rights are reserved. All Rights in materials or any media produced by PMProfessional Learning personnel during services are vested in PMProfessional Learning and the Client is licensed to use such Rights solely for the purposes of the relevant Terms. All Materials provided to Course delegates are on loan for the exclusive use of the individual delegate and remain the property of PMProfessional Learning or its licensors. No part of Course Materials may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronically or mechanically, including photocopying, recording or any information storage or retrieval system without the prior written permission of PMProfessional Learning. Course Materials are provided subject to the condition that they shall not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without the prior written permission of PMProfessional Learning. Any use, duplication or lending of Course Materials without the prior written consent of PMProfessional Learning, save for such uses as are allowed under applicable law is prohibited.

PMProfessional Learning’s Liability and Insurance

PMProfessional Learning's total liability to the Client, other than for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for fraud, for any losses costs expenses or damages under these Terms shall be limited to the total Fees paid or payable by the Client to PMProfessional Learning in relation to the specific service to which the claim relates. Under no circumstances shall PMProfessional Learning have any liability to the Client for loss of profit, revenue, anticipated savings or bargain or loss or corruption of data or software or for any indirect special or consequential losses. All PMProfessional Learning goods and services are provided materially in accordance with their description. The undertakings, representations and warranties in these Terms are in lieu of all other warranties express or implied, statutory or otherwise. PMProfessional Learning maintains £5M and £2M insurance cover in respect of Public Liability and Professional Indemnity respectively.

Non Solicitation

Until the expiry of six months after completion of a service, neither party will solicit the employment or services of any personnel of the other party who has been engaged in connection with services. Liquidated damages for breach of this provision payable by the party in breach of this Clause shall be equal to fifty percent (50%) of the annual gross salary or annual service fees of that person in their employment with the original party.

General

These Terms are governed by the law of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. PMProfessional Learning shall not be liable for any failure to fulfil its obligations where such failure is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control. PMProfessional Learning shall be entitled to assign its rights and obligations under these Terms to a purchaser of the whole or a substantial part of its business.

October 2006

 

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