Save Even More With A Trade Account

Open a Trade Account with Professional Books Limited and get the best discounts GUARANTEED across all of our online bookshops. With up to 30 days credit, a dedicated Account Manager and an additional flat-rate discount on every order, we can save you even more money.

With many of the UK's leading organisations already buying from Professional Books, our buying power enables us to offer our account customers the lowest prices in the market and as our additional account discounts are set on a flat-rate basis across every title you buy, even the smallest orders benefit from the highest discount.

Remember, we GUARANTEE to save you MONEY and as it takes less than 24 hours to set-up your account. Click on the link below to download our accounts pack and you could be paying less from tomorrow.

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  1. Interpretation
    In these Terms and Conditions (Terms), the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
    “the Buyer” means the person, firm or company who purchases the Goods from the Company;
    “the Company” means Professional Books Limited;
    “Contract” means the contract between the Company and the Buyer which shall be deemed to incorporate these Terms;
    “Goods” means any goods agreed in the Contract to be supplied by the Company to the Buyer;
    “Place of Delivery” means the place to which the Goods are to be delivered.
    “Price” means the price of the Goods excluding carriage, packing, insurance and VAT.
    In these Terms, reference to any statute or statutory provision shall be construed as a reference to such statute or statutory provision as
    amended, modified, re-enacted or replaced from time-to-time.
  2. The Contract
    The Contract shall be on these Terms to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions, including any such terms and conditions that are
    purported to be included or applied by the Buyer.
    No terms and conditions contained in the confirmation of order, purchase order or other document of the Buyer will form part of the
  3. Delivery
    Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Place of Delivery shall be the Company’ premises and the Buyer shall take delivery within 7 days of
    the Company notifying the Buyer that the Goods are ready for delivery.
    Any date or period for delivery shall be considered as indicative only, although it is the Company’s policy to try to fulfil all orders within 14
    days. Any Goods not available at the time of the Buyer’s order will be sent to the Buyer, as soon as possible, when received from the
    Subject to the other provisions of these Terms, the Company shall not be liable for any loss, whether direct or consequential, economic or
    loss of profits or otherwise, arising directly or indirectly out of any delay in the delivery of the Goods nor will any delay entitle the Buyer to
    terminate or rescind the Contract unless the delay exceeds 60 days.
  4. Risk in and Ownership of the Goods
    Risk in the Goods shall pass to the Buyer on delivery
    Ownership in the Goods shall not pass to the Buyer until the Company has received in full in cleared funds all sums due to the Company in
    respect of the Goods and all other sums which are or may become due to the Company from the Buyer on any account.
    Until ownership of the Goods has passed to the Buyer, the Buyer shall:
    hold the Goods on a fiduciary basis as the Company’s bailee;
    store the Goods separately from all other goods of the Buyer or any third party in such a way that they remain identifiable as the
    Company’s property;
    not destroy or deface any identifying mark on the Goods or their packaging;
    maintain the Goods in satisfactory condition insured with the Company’s interest noted on the policy and hold any proceeds of such
    insurance on trust for the Company and not mix them with any other money.
  5. Price
    The price for the Goods shall, unless otherwise agreed, be the price set out on the date of delivery in the Company’s price list. The price
    for the Goods shall be exclusive of all costs of carriage and insurance and applicable VAT which the Buyer shall pay in addition.
  6. Payment
    Subject to paragraph 5, payment of the price of the Goods shall be due 30 days from the date of the Company’s invoice for the Goods.
    Payment shall not be deemed to have taken place until the receipt by the Company of cleared funds.
    Any discount indicated on the company’s invoices may only be taken if payment is received on or before the due date. Thereafter the
    discount is invalidated and may not be deducted from the price of the goods.
    The Company will exercise its statutory right to claim interest and compensation for debt recovery costs under the late payment legislation
    if it is not paid according to these Terms
  7. Warranties
    The Company warrants that the Goods are of satisfactory quality.
    If the Buyer wishes to make a claim under this warranty, the Buyer shall give written notice to the Company within 7 days of the discovery
    of the defect and give the Company a reasonable opportunity to inspect the Goods in question.
    The Company shall not be liable for any breach of warranty if the Buyer makes any further use of the Goods after giving such notice or
    alters or repairs the Goods without the agreement of the Company.
    The Company’s liability under the warranty shall be limited to repairing or replacing the Goods in question or refunding the price of such
  8. Limitation of Liability
    The Company’s liability in contract, tort or otherwise arising out of the subject matter of the Contract shall not exceed £100 and the
    Company shall under no circumstances be liable to the Buyer for any consequential, indirect or economic loss or damages.
  9. Force Majeure
    If either party is subject to an event of Force Majeure, that is circumstances outside its reasonable control, including but not limited to war,
    fire, industrial disputes or civil commotion, it shall notify the other and the first party’s obligations under these Terms shall be suspended
    until it notifies the other party of the end of such event of Force Majeure.
  10. General
    If any part of these Terms is found to be void or unenforceable by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such part shall be severed from
    these Terms which will otherwise remain in full force and effect.
    These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted according to English Law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the
    English Courts