To set up your Black Cab Business Account, please complete the form below.
We will then be in touch to send you your Black Cab Account Card within a few days.
Then simply use this card to pay for all of your journeys, receiving an invoice at the end of each month.
If you have any questions about the form please call 020 7281 5522 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday or email email@example.com.
General Terms and Conditions of Business.
1.1 "the Application Form" means the Credit Account Application Form at the front of this document.
1.2 "the Client" means the firm or company whose completed Application Form has been submitted to and accepted by one or more Group company and who has requested a service from one or more Group company.
1.3 "the Company" means the Group company which has a contract with the Client to provide the service.
1.4 "the Group" means the Group of companies consisting of Radio Taxis and Xeta or any other Mountview House Group Ltd subsidiary companies as notified from time to time to the Client.
1.5 "Group company" means Radio Taxis or one of the other Mountview House Group Ltd subsidiaries.
1.6 "the Service" means the vehicular service provided by the Company and specified on the Application Form.
2.1 The completed Application Form sent to the Group is an offer to enter into a contract with one or more Group companies for the provision of one or more of the Services on an account basis. A contract for the provision of any Service will only be concluded when the relevant Group company issues written confirmation to the Client that the application has been accepted.
2.2 Each Group company reserves the right in its absolute discretion and without giving reasons to reject any application thereby declining to enter into a contract.
2.3 All contracts between the Client and any Group company shall only be concluded on the terms and conditions contained in this document. The contract shall be personal to both parties and absolutely non-assignable.
2.4 The Client shall notify the Company of any change in the particulars shown on the Application Form. Alternations take effect on the date shown in a confirmation notice issued by the Company to the Client.
2.5 For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions the singular shall, where appropriate, include the plural.
3.1 No bookings will be accepted by the Company unless the Client is registered and the account code number is quoted. The Company is entitled to assume that any person who uses the internet booker (where available) and/or an ex directory phone number (where appropriate) and correctly quotes the Client name and account code number has authority to make the booking on behalf of the Client. The Client is solely responsible for safeguarding the confidentiality of such numbers and shall be liable for the cost of all bookings made by any such person whether or not in fact authorised by it.
3.2 The Company may in its absolute discretion without liability and without giving reasons, refuse to accept any booking.
3.3 All accepted bookings are confirmed at the time of the booking. The Client is liable for all charges incurred from the time when the vehicle is assigned to the booking until completion of the assignment or sooner cancellation. In the event of cancellation by the Client or passenger, the Client is also liable for such charges as may necessarily be incurred by the Company consequent upon or in order to implement the cancellation. The liability of the Company in the event of cancellation by it is set out at 5.4.
Charges will be made on the basis of an agreed contract or as set out below. The rate of each charge shall be fixed and revised by the Company from time to time entirely at its discretion. Charges prevailing at any particular time are set out in the Company tariff card available on application. Upon any change in charges the Client will be sent a copy of the revised tariff card indicating the date on which the new tariff takes effect. Items and bases of charging are:
4.1 A minimum fixed charge for every hiring.
4.2 Where waiting time occurs at the pick up location an additional waiting time charge may be levied.
4.3 VAT will be charged as appropriate.
4.4 Special charges may be incurred in particular cases.
5.1 Any quoted pick up or journey times are best estimates only and whilst it uses all reasonable efforts to convey passengers to their destinations in the shortest possible time, the Company shall have no liability if a pick up or journey time exceeds any estimate given or otherwise exceeds the Client's or the passenger's expectations for whatever reason nor shall the Company have any other liability to the Client or the passenger in connection with the time at which the passenger reaches or fail to reach the destination..2 The Company shall have no liability for any damage, loss, costs or expenses (whether foreseeable or not) incurred or suffered by the Client or the passenger (other than in the event of death or personal injury) by virtue of eventualities or occurrences acts or omissions including on the part of the driver outside of the reasonable control of the Company
5.3 It shall be for the Client and/or the passenger to ensure that valuable, unusual or any other items are covered by appropriate insurance. The Company cannot entertain any claim for loss of or damage to items but upon proof of value may make an ex-gratia payment not exceeding in total £100 in respect of any one hiring.
5.4 If the Company cancels a booking it shall have no liability to the Client or intended passenger if it has used reasonable endeavours to fulfill the booking and to notify the Client of the cancellation.
5.5 Any claim or complaint shall be notified by the Client to the Company within one month of the date of the assignment or, if later, the first date on which the Client became aware of (or if sooner should have been aware of) the matter. In no circumstances shall the Company be liable to the Client for any loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated business or loss of any saving or for any indirect or consequential loss.
5.6 Liability of the company shall not exceed the sum of £250 in respect of any claim. 5.7 The parties agree that in view of the nature of this contract, the nature of the services provided under it and the nature and average cost of journeys each provision of this paragraph 5 is fair and proportionate. Nevertheless each provision of this paragraph 5 is to be construed as a separate limitation which will apply and survive even if, for any reason, one or more of the said provisions is held to be unreasonable and/or incapable of applying.
5.8 None of the above limitations applies in the case of death and/or personal injury and/or fraud.
6.1 Accounts are issued monthly to the address and person indicated on the application form or more frequently by arrangement. Each account covers bookings up to the date shown on the account.
6.2 Settlement in full is due 28 days from invoice date.
6.3 The Company reserves the right to charge interest on unpaid accounts at the base rate of Lloyds TSB Bank Plc plus 4% accruing on a daily basis and compounded on a six-monthly basis from the due date until full settlement.
6.4 The Client shall pay to the Company any reasonable expenses (including those charged by any debt collection agency) together with all legal and court costs incurred in the collection of any overdue account and the minimum charge in this respect shall be £10.
6.5 Payment is by direct debit or by cheque payable to the Company remitted to the Mountview House Group Ltd Accounts Department at Mountview House, Lennox Road, London N4 3TX or by such other methods (such as BACS) as may be agreed in writing by the Company.
6.6 Queries must be notified in writing to the Company within 14 days of receipt of the account after which date the Client shall not be entitled to dispute the amount shown save for manifest or gross error.
7.1 The account is terminable by either party in writing on seven days notice at any time without any reason being given and may also with immediate effect be terminated by the Company without notice at any time if any amount is due and unpaid by the Client.
7.2 Upon termination of the account for whatever reasons all sums payable to or chargeable by the Company otherwise appearing on the Client's account shall become immediately due and payable in full if not already due and payable.
The Company reserves the right to alter or vary these terms and conditions in any respect at its absolute discretion upon notifying the Client of the relevant alterations and of the date upon which such alterations take which will not be less than 14 days from the date of notification.
9.1 The client and the company confirm that no improper payments or transfers of value have been made in relation to this agreement.
9.2 The Law of England applies and any disputes will be referred by the parties to the English courts.
9.3 A person who is not a party to this contract has no right under the Contract (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of the Terms and Conditions of this contract.
9.4 These written Terms and Conditions set out the whole of the agreement between the Company and the Client with respect to the Service: all prior agreements, representations, statements, negotiations and undertakings are hereby superseded other than fraudulent mispresentation.