After an initial discussion we ask for a refundable deposit of only £350 + vat to begin work. This fee is refundable against your project final fee invoice if you proceed or in the unlikely event that we are unable to find the product you require.
The Total cost of a project is 10% of the factory purchase invoice value + vat or £1000 + vat minimum for smaller orders whichever is highest. This is chargeable once your product has landed safely in the UK.
For this we will find your product and an ethical manufacturing partner, obtain pricing, manage the stages required which will depend on the project and what stage you are at with design etc. Rest assured we will manage every stage of the purchase/ project with you to make sure you are in control of your company’s future. You are responsible for shipping, testing and other charges associated with your project but this will be discussed and agreed in advance.
The goods remain your property at every stage.
For repeat orders we only charge 7.5% per project with a minimum charge of £1000 + Vat
We will begin work once we have both agreed clear instructions for the project and the initial deposit has been received.
Any invoices from us for subcontracted services like testing, inspections, courier, travel and shipping will be accompanied by the corresponding invoice from our contractor and charged at cost and at the current exchange rate achieved through our bank. We do not add any extra charges for these services.
We will work with you and guide on any of the steps required to deliver your product.
You may need to provide shipping carton markings, packaging design, logos and artwork etc. if required.
You will be responsible for courier charges for samples and other associated costs for your project. These can usually be added to your final fee invoice from us.
You will be responsible for any testing charges once agreed in advance and usually paid before testing is done.
If you use our shipping company it is your responsibility to pay the invoices Duty/Vat and Shipping charges directly to the shipping company.
If you require storage at any point then you will be invoiced for these either with your shipping invoice or separately.
Our Final fee invoice will be submitted once your good have landed safely in the UK or whichever destination you have instructed, or at point of leaving China if using your shipping company. The final fee invoice will be for the agreed 10% for first order on new products minus the deposit paid or 7.5% minus deposit paid for repeat orders, there is a minimum of £1000 + vat per all projects.
We will also invoice you at this point for any extra courier charges or testing and associated costs not yet invoiced/ paid again +vat at the UK standard rate. We ask this invoice is settled within 7 days as we will have been working on your behalf for some time at this point and may have bills to settle in relation to your project.
Factory Visits and inspections.
We can arrange for an inspection of a factory at any time by SGS or an inspection of your goods by SGS, this can cause a delay depending on their diary commitments and is chargeable. SGS is an internationally recognised audit and inspection company.
We can also arrange to visit a factory on your behalf if requested or can arrange an accompanied visit to the factory so we can translate and you can see production in progress, this is chargeable depending on what sort of visit you require as always we can advise and agree on costs in advance.