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Terms of business

Menzies LLP Standard Terms of Business.
Last reviewed: 17th May 2018
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Menzies Corporate Finance Limited Standard Terms of Business.
Last reviewed: 23 May 2017
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Business Recovery, Forensic Accounting Services and Turnaround Standard Terms of Business.
Please note that the Menzies LLP Standard Terms of Business do not apply to Business Recovery, Forensic Accounting Services and Turnaround engagements. There are separate Terms of Business for these types of assignments, which are available on request. Please contact the relevant engagement Partner on the applicable assignment to obtain the latest version of the Standard Terms of Business.


Privacy Notice

Last reviewed: 21/05/2018
This Privacy notice explains what information Menzies LLP and its subsidiaries (‘we’, ‘us’, and ‘our’) gather about you, what we use that information for, and who we give that information to. It also sets out your rights in relation to your information and who you can contact for more information or queries.

We take data protection very seriously and we are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Notice describes how we handle personal information collected through www.menzies.co.uk, the Menzies Client Portal https://portal.menzies.co.uk (‘our website(s)’) and by any other means.

It is our policy to collect only the minimum information required from you. If you believe we have collected excessive information about you, please contact us by the means indicated in the Contact Us section below to raise any concerns you may have.

In this Privacy Notice your personal information is sometimes called “personal data”. We sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting or storing your personal information as ‘processing’.

Although you do not have to provide any of your personal information to us, if we ask you to do so and you refuse, we may be unable to provide you with the information, goods or services you want from us.

View MENZIES LLP privacy notice in full.

View Menzies Wealth Management Privacy notice in full.

This privacy notice details the definition and use of personal information, cookies, how we process your personal information, your rights in relation to your information and more.


Website Cookies

When you view one of our websites, we may store cookies on your computer.

Cookies are small files that are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently. Cookies allow us to tailor our website to better match your interests and preferences.

Menzies/we use cookies to monitor your browsing and purchasing behaviour and also to tailor products and services we offer. We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.

What do we use cookies for?
We use a cookie to gather information about pages viewed and your journey around our website and to:

  • The continual improvement of our website experience in order to better meet yours and other visitor needs.
  • Targeted marketing of particular Menzies business and personal advisory services – as listed under our ‘Helping You’ – and items of interest including news and events.
  • Retargeted marketing reminders of particular Menzies business and personal advisory services – as listed under our ‘Helping You’ – and items of interest including news and events.

If you prefer not to allow us to store a cookie on your computer, you may do so by changing your browser settings. Information is provided below to help you do that. Please note that the site may not work if you do not allow cookies.

To find out more about how to change your browser settings, choose your browser from the list below.

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To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all our websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Data Retention Policy

Last reviewed: 16/05/2018
Menzies LLP and its subsidiaries (‘Menzies’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) are committed to:
1 – Fully complying with all the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
2 – The efficient management of its records for the effective delivery of our services.
This policy explains how we will comply with its responsibilities and obligations under the GDPR and its principles relating to the storage and destruction of personal data.
This policy gives guidance about retaining, disposing and deleting the personal data for which we have a responsibility and/or obligation under the GDPR.

Scope

This policy applies to:
All personal data that is stored by us whether kept on paper or electronically. This includes data of clients, prospective clients, staff, job applicants, alumni, contacts and suppliers. In respect of insolvency appointments, this also includes creditors, debtors and directors.

View our data retention policy in full.

This data retention policy privacy details the definitions, principles, roles and responsibilities, retention, disposal and destruction of data.


Website terms

Menzies LLP

Menzies LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number No. OC336077. It is registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland and regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk under reference number C001840915, and details about our registration in Ireland can be viewed at www.cro.ie/auditors under reference number EWC001840915. Our audit work is conducted under the Audit Regulations and Guidance, which can be found at www.icaew.com/regulations. The ethical guidelines that we follow can be found at www.frc.org.uk/apb. We are also governed by the International Standards on Auditing (UK and Ireland) at www.frc.org.uk/apb/publications/isa.cfm.

A list of the members of Menzies LLP is open to inspection at its registered office, Midas House, 62 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6LQ. Any reference to a partner in relation to Menzies LLP means a member of Menzies LLP.

Menzies LLP Probate Disclosure

Menzies LLP is licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to carry out the reserved legal activity of non-contentious probate in England and Wales. Details of our probate accreditation can be viewed as icaew.com/probate under reference number C001840915.

Menzies Corporate Finance Limited

Menzies Corporate Finance Limited is registered in England and Wales under number 04149097. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the conduct of corporate finance activities. Its registered office is at 1st Floor, Midas House, 62 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6LQ.

Menzies Wealth Management Limited

Menzies Wealth Management Limited is registered in England and Wales under number 06597008. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and its registered office is at 1st Floor, Midas House, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6LQ.

Menzies Business Recovery LLP

Menzies Business Recovery LLP is registered in England and Wales under number OC367167. A list of members is open to inspection at its registered office at 1st Floor, Midas House, 62 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6LQ. Any reference to a partner in relation to Menzies Business Recovery LLP means a member of Menzies Business Recovery LLP.


Professional Indemnity Insurance

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurers are administered by Marsh Limited, of Tower Place, Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 5BU. The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding professional business carried out from an office in the United States of America or Canada and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.


Bribery Act 2010

It is the Firm’s policy to conduct all of its business in a transparent, honest and legal manner. We take a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and we are committed to acting professionally, fairly and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships, in respect of our UK business and our business dealings abroad.

The Firm will monitor the effectiveness and review the implementation of this policy regularly, considering its suitability, adequacy and effectiveness. Any amendments to the policy following the review will be notified to staff after they are made.

This policy is implemented in accordance with the Bribery Act 2010 (the “Bribery Act”). It applies to all individuals working with the Firm, including partners, managers, employees (whether permanent, fixed-term or temporary), consultants, contractors, trainees, interns, staff seconded to the Firm from elsewhere, home-workers, casual workers, agency staff, volunteers, agents or any other person connected to the Firm’s business or any of its subsidiaries or their employees located in the UK and abroad (referred to as “staff” in this policy).


Criminal Finances Act 2017

It is the Firm’s policy to take a zero-tolerance approach to tax evasion in the UK and abroad. The Senior Management are committed to the implementation of this policy.

This policy is implemented in accordance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and the firm meets all of its requirements under this act. It applies to all individuals working with the Firm, including partners, managers, employees (whether permanent, fixed-term or temporary), consultants, contractors, trainees, interns, staff seconded to the Firm from elsewhere, home-workers, casual workers, agency staff, volunteers, agents or any other person connected to the Firm’s business or any of its subsidiaries or their employees located in the UK and abroad.


About this website

This website and its contents are owned by Menzies LLP, unless otherwise stated.

The content of this Web site is intended to provide general guidance and information about the services provided by Menzies LLP. The information published on this website does not constitute professional advice and should not be relied upon as such. Menzies LLP accepts no responsibility for the consequences of any action taken or not taken in reliance on the information contained in this website.

We will be pleased to provide advice in relation to specific matters. Please contact one of our offices to arrange an appointment.

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that the content of this website is accurate and up to date, legislation is subject to change and Menzies LLP makes no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy or reliability of the information on this website.


Third party websites

This website contains links to third party websites. We provide these links for the convenience of visitors to our website. We make no representation and accept no responsibility regarding the accuracy of the information contained on third party websites. The existence of a link to another website does not constitute an endorsement of any organisation, or the services of any organisation, featured on that website. We can accept no responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from following a link featured on our website.


Copyright

Unless otherwise stated, this website and its contents are the property of Menzies LLP, and may not be reproduced without permission. Where copyright material has been reproduced from another source, we have sought the appropriate permission from the copyright owner. Such material may not be reproduced without the permission of the holder of that copyright.

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  • “Menzies FD and People Solutions teams delivered leadership development for us at Semmco. As part of this we found the full day’s workshop with Menzies engaging and useful for all the team, essentially resulting in an agreed and constructive action plan that will help deliver our 3-5 year business plan.

    Graham asked pointed questions and challenged us on our responses, prompting honest feedback and cementing future actions.

    From all of the Semmco leadership team, many thanks for your invaluable insight which has definitely set us on the right track for our business.” – Stuart McOnie GENERAL MANAGER

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    Semmco Limited, Semmco Limited October 24, 2017

  • “We have been working with Menzies for a number of years on compliance and advisory matters. The team are approachable and proactive, offering constructive and helpful support, Menzies have over the years during the development of our business consistently met our needs. The team work well to ensure that we achieve our internal deadlines and communicate with us along the way. We would happily recommend Menzies to others.”
    David Moss, Head of Finance – Emmi (UK) Limited

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    Emmi (UK) Limited, Emmi (UK) Limited August 24, 2016

  • “Menzies provided, audit, tax and company secretarial services to SFW. Their work was always to a  very high standard and we found them easy to work with. When we sold the business Menzies provided significant help during due diligence and completion activities. They were highly responsive, particularly, when we had last minute requests for assistance and were thoroughly professional. I have no hesitation in recommending them.”
    Steve Elliott – SFW Ltd Director

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    SFW Ltd, SFW Ltd August 17, 2016

  • “Lilou et Loic have worked with Menzies over the past year and we continue to be impressed with their knowledge, efficiency and the high calibre of support they provide. The Menzies team look after our year end accounts in a timely and efficient manner, and continue to provide proactive advice in many areas of our business, from keeping track of our product margins and fixed costs to providing us with beneficial forecasting advice. We are also liaising with other teams within Menzies, for example they are assisting us with crowdfunding options and have advised us on building a strong business plan.
     
    We look forward to continuing our relationship with Menzies and have no hesitation in recommending them.”

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    Lilou et Loic, Lilou et Loic August 17, 2016

  • “Throughout our many years of working with Menzies, we have always found them to be professional in all aspects of their work. The team currently deal with our UK trading company and the holding companies which includes acting as the group auditors for a large international group. Their historical knowledge of our company and operations is highly important to us especially as we have a fairly complicated group structure. The team are reliable, friendly and organised in their approach.

    We would have no hesitation in recommending Menzies to any other company.”

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    Crabtree & Evelyn, Crabtree & Evelyn August 17, 2016

  • “Menzies LLP have acted as our auditor and advisors for a number of years. The company has a holistic range of services to offer, from the compliance aspects of our business and consultancy services which are undertaken by specialist teams. The firm have recently undertaken a business valuation for a successful acquisition of an overseas subsidiary that our group acquired as it continues to grow and branches out into the overseas markets. We have found Menzies to be reliable, honest advisors and would not hesitate to recommend them.”

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    Contechs Holdings Limited, Contechs Holdings Limited August 17, 2016

  • “We have known Menzies for a very long time. The firm acts as our auditors and advisors for the company and our family’s own personal matters. The team fully understand our affairs and come up with pro-active solutions that are in our best interest and tax efficient for the business and family. We also utilise the services of Menzies Wealth Management so the teams work closely together to ensure our affairs dove tail in their advice. The team are trustworthy and reliable and we would not hesitate to recommend them for your personal or company affairs.”

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    Down Street Electrics Limited, Down Street Electrics Limited August 17, 2016

  • “We have been working with Menzies for a number of years on compliance and advisory matters. The team are approachable and proactive, offering constructive and helpful support, Menzies have over the years during the development of our business consistently met our needs. The team work well to ensure that we achieve our internal deadlines and communicate with us along the way. We would happily recommend Menzies to others.”
    David Moss, Head of Finance – Emmi (UK) Limited

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    Emmi (UK) Limited, Emmi (UK) Limited August 17, 2016

  • “We are a very long standing client of Menzies and they deal with all our financial requirements from day to day bookkeeping through to higher level advisory support.  They are always courteous, professional and considered – and relevant to our sector – providing us with solutions that are prompt and accurate and help us to run the business as efficiently as possible.  We would have no hesitation in recommending their services.”
    Takashi Kamimura – Mary Quant Limited

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    Mary Quant Limited, Mary Quant Limited August 17, 2016

  • “What really pleases me is that I’m now, for the first time, proud of my business, seeing it grow and spending less time at work! I’m learning how to have fun and relax again. My hard work is starting to pay off, thanks to Menzies”

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    FTI, FTI May 25, 2016