Terms & Conditions

Terms of contract are usually established upon a client having received a quote specific to their requirements, but here's the nuts and bolts version.


  1. Bull Design Ltd (Bull Design) is not a VAT registered company.

  2. Estimates are valid 30 days from date of estimate.

  3. Payment Terms are strictly 30 days from date of invoice. We understand and will exercise our statutory right under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (interest) Act 1998 if we are not paid according to agreed credit terms. Interest shall be charged at Bank of England Base Rate +8%. Bull Design may also claim any costs incurred in recovering monies owing.

  4. Minimum charges of one hour apply. Work required out of office hours will be charged extra.

  5. Charges may apply where copy supplied is not clear and legible or supplied as paper original requiring keyboard input. 

  6. Final pdfs or proofs of all work will be submitted for client's approval. Bull Design shall incur no liability for any errors not corrected by the client on the final pdf/proof. Any changes necessitated thereby shall be charged in addition. It is the client's prerogative to ensure all work carried out is approved for correct content including grammar, spelling and technical content. Delivery charges are in addition. 

  7. Should work be suspended at the request of or delayed through any default of the client for a period of 30 days Bull Design shall then be entitled to payment for work done and any incurred expenses.

  8. Bull Design shall not be liable for any loss to the client arising from delay in transit not caused by Bull Design. It is the client’s responsibility to ensure web content is in keeping with English laws including copyright, criminal law, patents, trademarks and any other authority legislation affected by the content of the website. Bull Design reserves the right to terminate at any time a contract to design, print, publish any material felt to be in contradiction of any of these laws.

  9. Client's property. i) except in the case of a client who is not contracting in the course of a business nor holding himself out as doing so, client's property and all property supplied to Bull Design by or on behalf of the client shall while it is in possession of Bull Design or in transit to or from the client be deemed to be at client's risk unless otherwise agreed and the client should insure accordingly. ii) Bull Design shall be entitled to make a reasonable charge for the storage of any client's property left with Bull Design before receipt of the order or after notification to the client of completion of the work. A charge may be payable for data transfer to the client or an appointed agent outside of the original cost of design, ie: for - archive retrieval, CD burn, and transfer of scripted elements to another company’s server.

  10. Insolvency. If the client ceases to pay his debts in the ordinary course of business or cannot pay his debts as they become due or being a company is deemed to be unable to pay its debts or has a winding-up petition issued against it or being a person commits an act of bankruptcy or has a bankruptcy petition issued against him, Bull Design Ltd without prejudice to other remedies shall: i) have the right not to proceed further with the contract or any other work for the client and be entitled to charge for work already carried out (whether completed or not) and materials purchased for the client, such charge to be an immediate debt due to him, and; ii) in respect of all unpaid debts due from the client have a general lien on all goods and property in his possession (whether worked on or not) and shall be entitled on the expiration of 14 days notice to dispose of such goods or property in such manner and at such price as he thinks fit and to apply the proceeds towards such debts.

  11. Illegal matter. i) Bull Design Ltd shall not be required to publish any matter which is or may be of an illegal or libellous nature or an infringement of the proprietary or other rights of any third party. ii) Bull Design Ltd shall be indemnified by the client in respect of any claims, costs and expenses arising out of any libellous matter or any infringement of copyright, patent, and design or of any other proprietary or personal rights contained in any material published for the client. The indemnity shall extend to any amounts paid on a lawyer's advice in settlement of any claim. It is the responsibility of the client supplying images, text and any other elements forming the final design to ensure they are copyright approved and/or permissions have been granted for their usage if not owned/copy written by the client.

  12. Force majeure. Bull Design shall be under no liability if they shall be unable to carry out any provision of the contract for any reason beyond their control including (without limiting the foregoing) Act of God, legislation, war, fire, flood, drought, failure of power supply, lock-out, strike or other action taken by employees in contemplation or furtherance of a dispute or owing to any inability to procure materials required for the performance of the contract. During the continuance of such a contingency the client may by written notice to Bull Design elect to terminate the contract and pay for work done and materials used, but subject thereto shall otherwise accept delivery when available.

  13. Law. These conditions and all other express terms of the contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England.

  14. Copyright©: all imagery and/or scripting used on Bull Designs website or servers contracted by Bull Design remains the intellectual property of Bull Design. Except as expressly permitted under copyright law, any other copying, modification, reproduction, permanent storage, repackaging, distribution, transmission or commercial exploitationof any part of the website content by any means without the prior written consent of Bull Design is prohibited. Links to our website may only be created with our prior written consent. If material is discovered in use without permission the designer will inform the relevant trading standards authority. You may not change or delete any trade mark, logo, design or copyright notice, and by printing or displaying the website you do not acquire any rights in it.

  15. Bull Design has the right to display any works carried out within our Portfolio, whether it be on social media, or to existing/prospective clients. If any work developed is private & confidential, please ensure you tell Bull Design so that no confidentiality is breached.