Fees & Terms

1: Fees

The DARP charge according to need, but generally:

a: Oliver’s hourly rate is £300 plus VAT.  Oliver’s charges will reflect the complexity of the work required and the ‘value add’ he offers.

b: For ad hoc time-based work, his hourly rate is £300 plus VAT.

c: Facilitation and Mediation services are charged at £4,000 per day plus VAT including preparation.

d: One day workshops are charged at £300 plus VAT per head with a minimum charge of £1,200 plus VAT.

Travel time is included and expenses, where applicable, are charged at net cost.

The DARP’s invoices are due for payment in full within fourteen days of issue.

2: Cancellation

The DARP will levy no charge if cancellation of workshop sessions or facilitation services occurs more than seven days before the scheduled date. In the event that cancellation occurs seven or less days before the scheduled date, The DARP’s full fee will be payable within fourteen days of issuing of an invoice. In the event of a postponement or re-scheduling of The DARP’s services to a date within four months of the original date no additional charge will be incurred however in excess of four months a charge of 50% of the total fee inclusive of VAT will be incurred in addition to the agreed fee.

3: Complaints

In the unlikely event of a complaint arising it shall be raised initially in writing to The DARP and in the absence of its resolution it shall be referred to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators complaints service via complaint@ciarb.org