3.1 ‘edge Urban Design’ prefer to operate on a fixed fee basis. Our project-specific fixed fee prices are calculated with reference to the amount of time that will be spent dealing with the project. This will be detailed under the “Total Fees” section of the Fee Proposal unless the Fee Proposal states otherwise.
3.2 The agreed fixed fee arrangement will only cover the work set out under the “Design Services” section of the Fee Proposal.
3.3 ‘The Client’ agrees to pay ‘edge Urban Design’ the fees for the agreed “Design Services” set out in the Fee Proposal. Any alternative fee arrangements will be subject to negotiation and agreement in writing before work commences on any instruction.
3.4 We will notify ‘The Client’ in writing before undertaking any additional work or incurring any additional fees not set out within the agreed “Design Services”. We will ensure that proper instructions have been received prior to the commencement of work.
3.5 In certain instances, we may choose to operate on an hourly time charge basis. This will be made clear within the Fee Proposal where necessary.
3.6 When necessary, ‘edge Urban Design’ reserve the right to outsource work. We shall take responsibility for the instruction of such services and payments of any fees, expenses or charges that are incurred.
3.7 Where it has been agreed that other consultants or specialist advice is required, ‘The Client’ shall take full responsibility for the instruction of such services and payment of any fees, expenses or charges that are incurred.
3.8 Where any statutory fees are due to be paid to any Local Authority or other bodies in respect of applications or appeals, these fees shall be paid by ‘The Client’ and ‘edge Urban Design’ shall have no liability for payment of these fees.
3.9 ‘edge Urban Design’ reserves the right to reimbursement of expenditure relating to the agreed “Design Services”. For details, please see below: