Terms and Conditions

www.bizlaunch.co.uk (“BizLaunch”, “Us”) is an independent website operated by BizLaunch Ltd who is a company registered in England and Wales under registration number 09979723 and registered at Suite 133, 9 St Johns Street, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7NN.  The following terms and conditions (“Terms”) are for those wishing to engage in the services provided by BizLaunch(“Client”) and sets out the relationship between BizLaunch and you (“You”, “Your” or “Client”).

By using this website and our Service, you acknowledge and agree to these Terms and Our Privacy and Cookie Policy. If You do not agree with these Terms, please do not use this Site or engage our Services. By engaging in our services you are bound to and are deemed to have understood the following:

  • BizLaunch provides complete business start-up advice services and business franchise assistance (“Services”)
  • BizLaunch also provides a ‘pre-set up’ portfolio of businesses which are ready to be traded.
  • BizLaunch is a franchise company and details of your local franchise can be found by contacting your local branch.

1. SERVICES

  • 1.1. BizLaunch Services can be found here.
  • 1.2. Depending on the Service(s) you require, other Services may be required simultaneously. Where this is the case, cancellation of one Service shall mean cancellation of the other.
  • 1.3. Services are seamlessly connected and Fees shall be invoiced as one package.
  • 1.4. Each Service provided by BizLaunch shall incorporate their own slight adjustment to these terms, each variation of a term can be found on the link in clause 1.1.
  • 1.5. Where these Terms and those set out under each Service on the Site are in contradiction, these Terms shall prevail.
  • 1.6. Upon booking a Service or Services, the Client shall be required to complete and return a booking form (“Booking Form”) to us. The Booking form shall form part of the contract between BizLaunch and the Client.
  • 1.7. The Booking Form shall display, as part of the Form, a short section of terms for each Service. By agreeing to these Terms and signing the Booking Form, you agree to these Terms and the Terms set out on the Booking Form.

2. CHARGES AND FEES

  • 2.1. BizLaunch fees (“Fees”) can be provided upon request, depending on the Service you require. Fees are subject to change and adjustment. However, Fees shall not be changed once a quote has been received.
  • 2.2. Quotes are provided based on the information received by BizLaunch, from the Client. As such, Clients agree to provide information as accurately as possible and to answer any questions, reasonably asked by the representative providing the quote.
  • 2.3. Some Services may require the payment of a non-refundable, non-cancellable deposit. Where this is the case, BizLaunch shall advise of the same.
  • 2.4. Payments shall be made in pounds sterling (GBP) and shall be inclusive of all VATs and relevant taxes and shall be paid up upon receipt of an invoice.
  • 2.5. Overdue invoices shall incur interest at the statutory rate of 8% above the base rate of the Bank of England. Interest shall accrue daily until the payment of the invoice in full.
  • 2.7. Invoices shall be payable within seven (7) days of the date of invoice.
  • 2.8. The Client shall not deduct or set off any amounts due to them from invoices outstanding and shall not hold monies due to queries or disputes.

3. RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBLIGATIONS

  • 3.1. Clients engaging in the Services should be over the age of 18 years due to Company Law requirements.
  • 3.2. Information given at the time of company set up, or franchise set up must be accurate and complete. Information which is misleading or incorrect shall result in the rejection of a company set up and no refunds shall be provided.
  • 3.3. Where a Client wishes to purchase an already made ‘pre-set up’ business, any additional charges relating to the business shall be borne by the Client.
  • 3.4. The Client shall be responsible for their own legal fees and requirements related to the set up or establishment of any business and shall be responsible for ensuring that all paperwork and any legal documentation recommended by BizLaunch has been reviewed and agreed by their independent legal representatives.
  • 3.5. Clients must ensure that all paperwork, documentation and other related details are provided to the Company in a timely manner.
  • 3.6. Where the Client delays the providing of documents and/or information, resulting in an inability for the Company to complete an obligation, such obligation may be waived.
  • 3.7. The Client warrants that they are entitled, legally, to own a UK registered business, has never been struck off or disqualified as a director, has not been and is not bankrupt.
  • 3.8. Where the client wishes to engage the Service of BizLaunch for advice in relation to their business, a new business, a pre-set up business or an existing business, the Client must ensure that all relevant information has been provided and that information provided is accurate, truthful and not misleading in any way.
  • 3.9. BizLaunch representatives may ask you to provide relevant ID to ensure identity and to prevent money laundering. Where this is requested, the Client shall provide the requested information, or where necessary, equivalent information. The Client shall ensure that all documents are original and legal.

4. BIZLAUNCH OBLIGATIONS

  • 4.1. BizLaunch and its representatives shall do its utmost to ensure fast reliable Services at all times.
  • 4.2. BizLaunch representatives shall endeavour to ensure that the Services provided are done so as efficiently as possible.
  • 4.3. Where BizLaunch provides legal paperwork to the Client, the Client shall be responsible for ensuring that such paperwork has been legally reviewed. Any claims against the Client arising out of the use of such paperwork, shall not be the responsibility of BizLaunch and BizLaunch strongly recommends that all paperwork is reviewed independently.
  • 4.4. Supplier provided goods related to franchises under Bizlaunch shall be purchased/ordered through Bizlaunch only. Franchisees are not authorised to order such supplies directly from the suppliers unless authorisation to do so is provided by Bizlaunch in writing. Where supplier goods are discontinued or unavailable, Bizlaunch may provide an equivalent alternative.

5. COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • 5.1. BizLaunch are the owners or the licensees of all intellectual property rights in and on the website (“Site”). Those works are protected by copyright laws and all such rights are reserved.
  • 5.2. All logos, designs, slogans and names belonging to BizLaunch or displayed on the site are the property of BizLaunch and are protected by Trademark laws. Trademarks should not be used without the express written consent of BizLaunch.
  • 5.3. Any intellectual property linked to a pre-set up business, shall belong to the purchaser of such business and all rights and licenses and where appropriate, any trademarks, shall be transferred to the new owner.
  • 5.4. IP relating to any BizLaunch franchise, shall remain the property of BizLaunch.
  • 5.5. You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for Your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our Site.

6. BIZLAUNCH FRANCHISES

  • 6.1. BizLaunch is a UK franchise company. If you are interested in becoming a franchisee, please contact us at enquiries@bizlaunch.co.uk
  • 6.2. Franchises are purchased for a fixed fee with a non-refundable, non-cancellable deposit equal to around 50% (“Deposit”).
  • 6.3. The Deposit is payable in advance prior to any works being carried out.
  • 6.4. Deposit payments shall provide the potential franchisee with a two (2) week hold on the territory. Once the two (2) week period has ended the territory shall no longer be held and may be provided to an alternative potential franchisee. The potential franchisee shall be provided with an alternative territory. If the alternative territory is not accepted and the franchise is cancelled, the deposit shall not be refunded.
  • 6.5 Bizlaunch suppliers offer vouchers to franchisees. Where such vouchers are discontinued, unavailable or cease, Bizlaunch at their discretion shall be entitled to provide an alternative. Bizlaunch is not and shall not be liable to provide the value of the vouchers as a cash alternative or to provide an alternative. Where Bizlaunch suppliers do provide vouchers to you, such vouchers are non-redeemable in a cash alternative and where the full value of the voucher is unused, no cash difference shall be provided. Bizlaunch is not responsible or liable to any vouchers provided by suppliers and vouchers are subject to the supplier’s terms and conditions.

7. WARRANTY AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  • 7.1. BizLaunch makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied as to the operation of the Services, or the content or products, provided through the Services. You expressly agree that your use of the Service is at your sole risk. BizLaunch disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, to the fullest extent permitted by law. BizLaunch makes no warranty as to the security, reliability, timeliness, and performance of the site. You specifically acknowledge that BizLaunch is not liable for your defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct, or such conduct by third parties, and you expressly assume all risks and responsibility for damages and losses arising from such conduct. Except for the express, limited remedies provided herein, and to the fullest extent allowed by law, BizLaunch shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from use of the Service, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages, even if BizLaunch has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing disclaimers, waivers and limitations shall apply notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of or limitations on certain warranties or damages. Therefore, some of the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. In no event shall BizLaunch’ aggregate liability to you exceed the amounts paid by you to BizLaunch pursuant to these terms.
  • 7.2. BizLaunch shall perform all Services with reasonable care and skill and to a standard to be reasonably expected from a competent and professional supplier of similar Services.
  • 7.3. You shall indemnify and hold harmless BizLaunch and its personnel against all Liability and Losses (1) asserted against or suffered by You or any other person and arising out of or in connection with Services, materials or information provided by BizLaunch; and/or asserted against or suffered by BizLaunch or any other person (including You) and arising out of or in connection with Services, materials or information provided by or on behalf of You, and including without limitation losses and expenses incurred by BizLaunch directly.
  • 7.4. BizLaunch’ liability in respect of or arising out of any defect in the services rendered or for anyinjury, loss or damage attributable thereto is limited to making good by re-performance such defects which arise solely from BizLaunch’ or its suppliers’ faulty design, materials, installation or workmanship within such period as is given to BizLaunch by its suppliers, or if none within a period of six months after such Services have been rendered.
  • 7.5. The Provisions of this clause 6 shall not apply in circumstances where they may not apply by virtue of applicable law, including where applicable, and without limitation: –
  • 7.5.1. by virtue of Section 7 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987; and
  • 7.5.2. by virtue of Section 2(i) of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 in respect of liability for negligence.
  • 7.6. In these terms the expression “Services” shall include without limitation the making of any statements by BizLaunch or on its behalf in connection with these terms. For the purpose of this clause 6BizLaunch contracts on its own behalf and on behalf of, and as trustees for, it’s personnel.
  • 7.7. For the purposes of this clause 6:
  • 7.7.1. “Liability” means liability in contract, tort (including without limitation negligence and defamation), breach of statutory duty or otherwise.
  • 7.7.2. “Losses” means demands, claims, awards and other losses and expenses (including legal fees) in respect of death, personal injury, loss or damage.
  • 7.7.3. “Personnel” includes partners, officers, employees, agents and representatives.
  • 7.8. BizLaunch makes no warranty as to the reliability or accuracy of any testimonials or financial figures provided to us by third parties that are shown within our website or promotional material for both Bizlaunch and all of its franchises. Any testimonials provided are of no representation of Bizlaunch Ltd or any of its franchises.
  • 7.9. Should any claim arise in contract or in tort (including negligence) or otherwise, BizLaunch’ maximum aggregate liability shall in no circumstances exceed an amount equal to the BizLaunch’ Professional Indemnity cover.

8. SEVERANCE

  • 8.1. If any of these Terms should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

9. CANCELLATION

  • 9.1. In the event that You do not wish to pursue with the Services after having booked such service, you may contact the representative on the details found on the site, to do so.
  • 9.2. Cancellations being accepted by BizLaunch shall be dependent on the Service being provided.
  • 9.3. Where relevant, a cancellation may be accepted, however, deposits may not be refundable.
  • 9.4. BizLaunch do not tolerate any abusive or wrongful behaviour towards their representatives, where a representative feels threatened or harassed under this clause 8, they reserve the right to terminate their services with full payment and no refunds.
  • 9.5. BizLaunch may terminate their Services to you without notice.

10. FORCE MAJEURE

  • 10.1. BizLaunch shall not be deemed in breach of these terms if they are unable to complete the Services or any portion thereof by reason of fire, earthquake, employment dispute, act of God or public enemy, death, illness or incapacity of BizLaunch or any national or international law, governmental order or regulation or any other event beyond BizLaunch’ control (collectively, “Force Majeure Event”). Upon occurrence of any Force Majeure Event, BizLaunch shall give notice to You of its inability to perform or of delay in completing the Services and shall propose revisions to the schedule for completion of the Services.

11. JURISDICTION

  • 11.1. The formation, construction, performance and enforcement of these terms shall be in accordance with English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts as regards any claim or matter arising in relation to these terms. You acknowledge that BizLaunch will have no adequate remedy at law in the event You use the deliverables in any way not permitted hereunder, and hereby agree that BizLaunch shall be entitled to equitable relief by way of temporary and permanent injunction, and such other and further relief at law or equity as any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction may deem just and proper, in addition to any and all other remedies provided for herein.

12. GENERAL

  • 12.1. These terms shall supersede any and all previous agreements or terms and the terms of business which are normally used by You.
  • 12.2. BizLaunch may, from time to time amend or change these terms. Any amendments shall be uploaded to the site, and You are responsible for checking amended versions of the same.