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Fees and payments

13. Fees

13.1 In consideration for the provision of the Services, the Member shall pay GS1 UK the Membership Fees as detailed in the Application Form (or updated from time to time) and the Additional Fees detailed in each Service Contract in accordance with clause 14.

13.2 GS1 UK shall be entitled to increase the Membership Fees:

13.2.1 on an annual basis on the Renewal Date in line with inflation;

13.2.2 where the information provided by the Member ceases to be true and accurate;

13.2.3 where required to do so by law;

13.2.4 where the Member provides its express consent.

14. Invoicing and payment

14.1 GS1 shall raise an invoice in relation to the Membership Fees within 5 Business Days of the Framework Commencement Date and thereafter on an annual basis a month prior to the Renewal Date.

14.2 The Additional Fees shall be invoiced as set out in the Service Contract.

14.3 The Member shall pay each invoice in relation to the Membership Services within 30 days of the date of the invoice.

14.4 Unless the Service Contract states otherwise, the Member shall pay each invoice in relation to Additional Services within 30 days of the date of the invoice.

14.5 Payment of an invoice shall be made in full and cleared funds in pounds sterling to a bank account nominated by GS1 UK.

14.6 Time for payment on an invoice shall be of the essence.

14.7 All amounts payable by the Member under a Service Contract are exclusive of amounts in respect of VAT. Where any taxable supply for VAT purposes is made under the Contract the Member shall pay to GS1 UK such additional amounts in respect of VAT as are chargeable on the supply of the Services at the same time as payment is due for the supply of the Services.

14.8 If following receipt of an invoice the Member (acting reasonably and in good faith) provides GS1 UK with notice that there is a dispute in relation to the invoice the Member shall where the dispute relates to part of an invoice, pay the undisputed part of the invoice (together with any other undisputed outstanding invoices) in accordance with this Framework Agreement.

14.9 GS1 UK reserves the right to charge an additional fee for collecting payment from a non-UK bank account.

14.10 All amounts due under the Contract by the Member shall be paid in full without any set-off, counterclaim, deduction or withholding (other than any deduction or withholding of tax as required by law).