Consultancy Services Terms and Conditions

The contract

1.1 By completing and returning the project agreement, the Client is deemed to have accepted these Terms & Conditions of Business and is therefore bound by the scale of charges for cancellation, postponement, substitution, and transfer and as set out in clause 3.

1.2 No alteration of these terms will be accepted unless approved in writing by Purple Squirrel Psychometrics Ltd.

1.3 Purple Squirrel Psychometrics Ltd will adhere to all guidelines provided by the British Psychological Society such as ‘The Design and Delivery of Assessment Centres’.

1.4 There is a legal obligation under The Equality Act 2010 to provide ‘reasonable adjustments’ for a Participant, for example, because of a disability. Purple Squirrel Psychometrics must be informed of any reasonable adjustments that need to be made to accommodate Participants with disabilities or other needs. Where Participants are not primary speakers of the language of the Assessment Centre or assessment materials, again reasonable adjustments will need to be considered. In determining appropriate adjustments, Participants should be consulted first about how they perceive their needs.

Fees and Payment

2.1 Fees for Purple Squirrel Psychometrics Ltd are set out in the project agreement. The prices indicated on the website and are correct at the time of publication but could be subject to change at the beginning of January each year.

2.2 VAT is charged on all fees at the prevailing rate where required by law.

2.3 Invoices should be paid within 30 days from the date of invoice. Purple Squirrel Psychometrics Ltd reserves the right to charge interest at the rate of 3% over the prevailing Bank of England base lending rate on the invoice price from the due date until the date Purple Squirrel Psychometrics is in receipt of funds.

2.4 Purple Squirrel Psychometrics accepts payment by Bank Transfer (details provided on the invoice). Payments in other currencies can be made by arrangement. Clients are expected to pay all charges in relation to bank transfers and currency transactions.

Cancellation and Postponement

3.1 Where project, Assessment Feedback or Consultancy is cancelled by the Client, the Client agrees to pay Purple Squirrel Psychometrics Ltd the fees defined in the table below:

Notice Provided Cancellation Fees

  • More than 30 days 0%
  • 14 to 29 days 50% of original fees
  • Less than 14 days 100% of original fees


4.1 Purple Squirrel Psychometric Ltd has Professional Liabilities and Legal Expenses Insurance. Any liability to the Client in respect of any claim for breach of contract, negligence, breaches of statutory duty or under any indemnity or otherwise will discussed with Towergate Insurance and their professional liability advice will be duly followed.

4.2 If you are dissatisfied with Purple Squirrel Psychometric Ltd.’s delivery of its Services, you must inform Purple Squirrel Psychometrics Ltd in writing within 30 days of the delivery.

4.2 The quote provided in the project agreement is for a virtual service where client and psychologist meet over ‘remote video conferencing’. The Client shall be responsible for all incidental expenses (including without limitation travel and accommodation expenses) if they wish to conduct the consultancy or feedback face to face.

4.3 Neither party will be liable for any delay or failure in the performance of its obligations under these Terms & Conditions of Business if such delay or failure is due to an event of force majeure.

4.4 The parties hereby agree that nothing in these Terms & Conditions of Business shall be construed as creating a right that is enforceable by any person who is not a party to these Terms & Conditions of Business or a permitted assignee of such a party.


5.1 This agreement under these Terms & Conditions of Business may be terminated at any time by either party subject to rearrangement or fees as per clauses 3.1.


6.1 These Terms & Conditions of Business are governed by the law of England and Wales and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. Headings are for convenience and do not affect their interpretation.


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