Terms & Conditions

Tutoring Agreement

Booking:

Sessions need to be booked 24 hours before the start of the lesson. Minimum numbers need to be met for group sessions otherwise prices will be the same as one to one. Please be aware that door to door services are an extra £5 pounds for travel.

FEES PAYABLE TO THE TUTOR

Fees shall be calculated by the agreed rate with the tutor. No further fees shall be charged for traveling or preparation time of the Tutor.

PAYMENT

Payment will be made through the Ochil tutors website. Payment will be completed through the online booking page as selected by the students provider.

CANCELLATION OF LESSONS BY STUDENT

The Student may cancel tuition by giving at least 48 hours prior notice to the Tutor in which case no tuition fees will be incurred. Lessons not attended by the student without giving 24 hours prior notice to the Tutor shall be charged at the full rate.

OR

Fees are based upon the Student’s undertaking to attend all lessons as stipulated in the schedule above and no discount or refunds shall be given in respect of lessons not attended by the Student.

CANCELLATION OF LESSONS BY TUTOR

The Tutor may cancel lessons by giving 72 hours prior notice to the Student in which case no fees shall be incurred. Where a lesson was pre-paid, the Tutor shall reschedule the appointment at a time agreeable to both parties, failing which the Student shall be refunded with such a missed lesson fee.

LATE ARRIVAL

Fees are calculated according to the times stipulated in the schedule and no adjustment shall be made for time lost because of late arrival by the Student.

Any lost time because of the late arrival of the Tutor shall be compensated for by extending a lesson by mutual agreement and by such amount of time that was lost.

OBLIGATIONS OF THE TUTOR

OBLIGATIONS OF THE STUDENT

NO WARRANTIES

The Tutor makes no promises or warranties with regards to a Student’s performance as a result of any tutoring provided.

STATUS OF THE TUTOR

It is expressly understood that the Student retains the services of the Tutor as an independent contractor and not as an employee. The Tutor shall be responsible for his/her insurance and for all statutory declarations and contributions with regard to income tax.

TERMINATION

This tutoring contract may be terminated by either party at any time by giving the other party 14 days prior written notice. This is to ensure the transition of replacing the tutor and ensuring scheduling can be adjusted in the event of either parties termination.

This is not policy during the first 4 weeks of the tutoring period when a client signs up for a session. The client is free to make a decision if Ochil tutors is right for them. Client will give Ochil tutors 7 days notice if they chose to leave Ochil Tutors services.

RELAXATION OF TERMS

No relaxation, indulgence, waiver or release by any party of any of the rights in terms of this agreement on one occasion shall prevent the subsequent enforcement of such rights and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of any of the terms.

WHOLE AGREEMENT

This agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the parties with regard to the subject matter thereof and the parties waive the right to rely on any alleged expressed or implied provision not contained herein. Any alteration to this agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties.

MINORS

Where the Student is a legal minor, the Parent/Guardian shall enter into this tutoring contract on behalf of the Student and shall accept and agree to all the terms and conditions contained herein on behalf of the Student.