Terms and Conditions


Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial will do her best to produce clear, accurate and unambiguous work in accordance with the client’s written instructions. However, she accepts no responsibility for the consequences of any errors, omissions or misunderstandings that arise as a result of a lack of clarity in the client’s original material.


Where an agreement or contract does not exist specifying the conditions for terminating a contract or agreement, either party may terminate the agreement by giving one month’s written notice. In such an event, the client will be liable to pay Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial for expenses incurred and any fees due for work done in respect of the agreement up to the date of termination.

Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial reserves the right to cancel an agreement if she finds the contents of a project unacceptable, as specified below.


Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial will stop work on a project immediately if it, or any part of it, appears to contain offensive or defamatory material; breach copyright; break English law; or promote practices or ideas that may cause physical or mental harm to those who read the material. Payment will still be due for any work undertaken up until that point.


On completion of all work and payment of all outstanding fees and charges (including interest, if applicable), Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial will transfer to the client all copyright of the project that is owned by Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial, except for any by-lined work where the copyright remains with the individual author.

Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial will not knowingly produce any copy or design that infringes the copyright or intellectual property rights of any third party, but cannot guarantee or be liable for any infringements of copyright that come to light after the copyright transfers to the client.


Work carried out by Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial on behalf of the client is done so on the clear understanding that Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial will accept no responsibility in respect of any litigation arising from the use or abuse of the work done after it has been supplied to the client.


Unless otherwise agreed in writing, all fees, charges and disbursements are payable within 30 days of Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial presenting her invoice to the client. However, Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial reserves the right to require half the estimated cost of the work to be paid in advance and the balance payable on completion of the project.

Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial also reserves the right to charge interest on overdue accounts in accordance with the terms set out in the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 as amended and supplemented by the Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2002.

If necessary, Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial may refer late payers to a debt collection agency and/or start legal proceedings to recover the debt.


Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial will only use a client’s details for the purposes of her own business. She does not sell, transfer or share any client information with any third party.


All quotations supplied by Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial are estimates only and are subject to amendment upon sight of the actual documents submitted, or fresh instructions given, by the client.

Virus protection

Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial protects her computer system with anti-virus software that is updated automatically. She expects her clients to do the same and reserves the right to refuse to accept any computer file sent to her that is infected by, or attached to, a virus, worm or Trojan.

Samples of work

Catherine Hanley | Hanley Editorial may wish to use samples of work done on behalf of clients, or feedback received from clients, for advertising purposes. In such cases, she will only do so after she has received the client’s express written permission to use their material for these purposes.