Copyright

Ritchie Phillips LLP Copyright 2013. All Rights Reserved.

Legal and Regulatory Information

Ritchie Phillips LLP is a limited liability partnership operating as a firm of Chartered Accountants providing services in the name of Ritchie Phillips.

A list of partners’ names and their professional qualifications is available for inspection at the Head Office at Albany House.

Contact Details

Head Office and postal address:

Second Floor

Albany House

14 Bishopric

Horsham

West Sussex

RH12 1QN

Telephone: 020 3195 1300

Fax: 020 3195 1310

Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required

VAT Registration

VAT number: GB811366354

General Terms and Conditions

A letter of engagement including our terms and conditions will normally be provided at the commencement of any engagement to which they apply.

Insurance

Our professional indemnity insurance is arranged via AON Risk Solutions and is placed with CFC Underwriting Limited. The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding the USA and Canada.

Audit Authorisation

The firm is authorised to carry on work as Chartered Accountants and registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Professional rules and code of conduct can be accessed on the ICAEW website www.icaew.com. Details of the firm’s audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk, under reference number C002558798. The firm is also registered in Ireland and these details can be viewed at www.cro.ie/auditors. The ICAEW audit regulations can be accessed on www.icaew.com/regulations and the APB Ethical Standards can be accessed from www.frc.org.uk.

Investment Business

The firm is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 but is regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales for a range of investment business activities. We can provide these investment services if they are an incidental part of the professional services we have been engaged to provide.

Complaints

Complaints should be made by contacting the Managing Partner, Mr Stuart Ritchie on 020 3195 1300 or email hidden; JavaScript is required. In the event of your not being satisfied by our response, you may also bring the matter to the attention of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details of any other dispute resolution procedure applicable to an engagement will be contained in the relevant letter of engagement.

Ritchie Phillips Website

Terms of Website Use

This website (the “Website”) is the website of Ritchie Phillips (“Ritchie Phillips LLP”, “us” or “we”).

Please read these terms and conditions of use of the Website carefully, and especially the section headed “Limitation of Our Liability”, as by using the Website you agree to be bound by them. We reserve the right to vary the conditions of use at any time and will post any variations here. You are advised to review the conditions of use on a regular basis as you will be deemed to have accepted variations if you continue to use the Website after they have been posted.

If you do not agree to abide by these conditions of use you should not use the Website in any way.

No Reliance on Information

Information on the Website is supplied by Ritchie Phillips and, where indicated, by certain third parties. Ritchie Phillips takes every care and precaution to ensure that information published on the Website is accurate when posted and regularly updated, but cannot guarantee or be held liable for its accuracy or timeliness and may change the information or suspend, withdraw or discontinue all or any part of the Website at any time without notice. You must not rely on the information on the Website and you acknowledge that you must take appropriate steps to verify this information before acting on it. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these terms and conditions, and that they comply with them. We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

Viruses

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Limitation of Our Liability

Ritchie Phillips publishes the website “as is” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the website, the accuracy of the information or the products or services referred to on the website (in so far as such warranties may be excluded under any relevant law) and to the extent permitted by law, Ritchie Phillips shall not be liable for any losses or damage whether direct or indirect (including, without limitation direct or indirect loss of profits), consequential, special or otherwise incidental that may result from use of the website howsoever arising.

Intellectual Property Rights

Ritchie Phillips owns the copyright in the content published on the Website except where otherwise indicated by a third party’s proprietary notice. Images, trademarks and brands are also protected by other intellectual property laws and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without written permission of their respective owners. Unless specifically prohibited by a notice published on any page, you may make a print copy of such parts of the Website as you may reasonably require for your own personal use provided that any copy has attached to it any relevant proprietary notices and/or disclaimers. All other use is prohibited. If you print, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these terms and conditions, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Third Party Links and Resources in the Website

We are not responsible for the content of any other website from which you have accessed the Website or to which you may hyperlink from the website and cannot be held liable for any loss or damage you incur as a result thereof.

Applicable Law

These conditions of use are governed by the laws of England and Wales and you agree that the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute. To the extent that any part of these conditions of use is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction such part shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms all of which shall remain in full force and effect as permitted by law.

Privacy and Cookies

Privacy

The pages on the website (“the website”) are published by Ritchie Phillips LLP (“Ritchie Phillips”).

We will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. When you visit our website, our web server collects some basic information such as your internet service provider’s domain name, which pages you accessed on our site, and when. We use this information only to analyse the use of our website to help guide improvements. We do not collect any personally identifiable information.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we use cookies, which are small pieces of information that allow us to maintain your connection to our website. This website may use cookies for detecting what kind of device you have in order to present content in the best way, for a language switch and/or for other purposes. These cookies do not collect or store any personally identifiable information. You can refuse the use of cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website operators analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Sharing tools

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How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you may lose some useful functionality such as personalisation and “keep me signed in” and “remember me” features.