Terms & Conditions
All prices exclude VAT.
All products are offered subject to availability.
Prices quoted are subject to brand owner and duty increases from time to time. Small Beer Ltd (the “Company”) will endeavour to inform customers of these increases at all times however this may not always be possible.
Credit is subject to suitable references and ongoing review where appropriate. We may take searches against you, the applicant entity and (as appropriate) each of the principals, officers, partners or members of the applicant entity (together “Principals”) at credit reference agencies who will supply us with credit information for use in the assessment of your credit application. We may also seek bank references from your nominated bank(s). If you require a credit account, you consent to such searches being carried out on you, the applicant entity and each Principal and to us holding copies of such information for the purposes mentioned above.
Payment terms and credit period are specified on your invoice.
Small Beer Ltd reserves the right to charge interest @ 4% above Bank of England base rate on any overdue debt, or any debt over 35 days old unless covered by agreed credit terms.
We may terminate this contract or suspend further deliveries under this contract (without notice or any liability to you) if you become unable to pay your debts as they fall due, or any steps being taken with a view to appointing an administrator or similar, in respect of debts unsettled.
If you cease to trade with Small Beer Ltd, any outstanding accounts become due immediately. Failure to pay the outstanding balance will result in interest and any charges associated with recovery of any balance being paid by the customer. Any invoices not settled within our payment terms may be referred to our Debt Recovery Agents, Final Demand Ltd and will be subject to a surcharge of 15% plus VAT in lieu of our recovery charges.
Small Beer Ltd will recharge the cost of any returned payments, as revised from time to time at the following rates:
Returned Cheque: £20.00
Returned Direct Debit: £20.00
A late payment charge (at the Company’s discretion, in lieu of interest, on any payments which are no more than 14 days late) will be levied at the rate of £15.00.
Retention of Title
All goods remain the property of Small Beer Ltd until paid in full. In the event of sale of the goods by the customer prior to payment, the customer shall hold the proceeds of the sale as the trustees for The Company in such a way as to be identifiable as the property of The Company.
Where it is not possible to identify the specific goods then we reserve the right to claim for all monies outstanding.
All goods must be examined on delivery and claims or breakages, or loss, must be notified at the point of delivery.
Small Beer Ltd will not accept responsibility for any breakages, or loss, after the goods have been signed for.
Best Before Dates
Small Beer Ltd will not knowingly supply products within the time periods set out below without prior consultation with the customer:
Cask Beers – 7 days
Keg Beers – 10 days
All packaged items – 30 days
By purchasing from Small Beer Ltd you agree that you are not breaching any third party tie.
Our wine list gives the best indication of vintages at the time of going to print. Vintages may however vary during the year and may be subject to change without prior notice.
Small Beer Ltd reserves the right to add a delivery charge at any time at their discretion.
Goods are NOT supplied on a ‘sale or return’ basis unless an agreement has been made in writing prior to delivery and may attract a 5% return fee.