Your privacy is important to us

We recognise that when you visit the site and provide us with personal information, you trust that we will act responsibly and keep your information secure and confidential. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.

Personal information
We do not collect personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it. The information that may be retained includes your name, company, email or telephone number. The information will be collected for example when you visit our website.

We do not disclose information about individual visits to our website or any other personal information that you may give us to any third parties without your permission.

This website may provide automatic links (hyperlinks) to other third party websites for your convenience. We are not responsible for the content of these sites. When you use links to other websites our Privacy Policy no longer applies and you should refer to the privacy statement of the website you are currently accessing.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file written to the hard drive when a visitor accesses a website. It contains information about their actions on the website but does not contain any personal information about visitors to the website. There are lots of different types of cookies, some of which are essential for the website to function correctly. Click here to learn more about cookies.

The law regarding cookies is contained within The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 which extends the original 2003 regulations.

The existing rules on use of cookies from 2003 were amended in May 2011, but the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recognised that considerable work was required to comply and the deadline was extended to the 25 May 2012, at which time website owners must:

  • obtain consent from users or subscribers to store a cookie on their device
  • or have taken steps towards complying with the regulations.

The only cookies used on this site are for collecting analytical data at a summary level. No individual information is stored apart from that voluntarily entered by site visitors.

Please note that the use of cookies from third party integration on our website (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, LinkedIn etc) are not being covered by us.

The intrusion level of third party cookies vary and you should check their privacy policies for more details.  

Disclaimer

The information contained on our website is of a general nature and not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Whilst we have made an effort to provide accurate and up to date information, it is recommended that you consult us before taking or refraining from taking action based on matters discussed.

Legal information

Baker Watkin LLP is registered as a limited liability partnership in England & Wales, number OC382767.  The registered office is at Suite 3 Middlesex House, Rutherford Close, Stevenage, Herts SG1 2EF.

A list of the members of Baker Watkin LLP is available for inspection at the registered office.

In this website any reference to “Baker Watkin”, “we”, “our”, “us” is to Baker Watkin LLP.

VAT
Baker Watkin LLP is registered for Value Added Tax and the VAT number is 158 2531 07.

Chartered accountants and business advisers
Baker Watkin LLP is regulated for a range of investment business activities by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Since we are not authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority then we may have to refer you to someone who is authorised if you need advice on investments. However, as we are licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, we may be able to provide certain investment services that are complementary to, or arise out of, the professional services we are providing to you.

Baker Watkin LLP is registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK and www.cro.ie/auditors for Ireland, under reference number C003488317.

Audit work is governed by Audit Regulations and Guidance, which can be found at www.icaew.com/regulations.

Baker Watkin  LLP is a member firm of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

The audit work of Baker Watkin LLP is governed by International Standards on Auditing (UK and Ireland), which can be found at www.frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Codes-Standards/Audit-and-assurance/Standards-and-guidance/Standards-and-guidance-for-auditors/Auditing-standards.aspx.

Professional liability insurance details

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurance is arranged through Omnyy LLP of 9th Floor, John Stow House, 18 Bevis Marks, London, EC3A 7JB.  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.

Conflict of interest avoidance measures

If a conflict of interest should arise, either between two or more of our clients, or in the provision of multiple services to a single client, we will take such steps as are necessary to deal with the conflict.  In resolving the conflict, we would be guided by the Code of Ethics of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales which can be viewed at http://www.icaew.com/en/members/regulations-standards-and-guidance/ethics, Code of Ethics section 220 of Part B.

Codes of conduct

All work by Baker Watkin LLP is governed by the Code of Ethics of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, which can be found at www.icaew.com/regulations, Part B. Our audit work is governed by APB Ethical Standards, which can be found at http://frc.org.uk/Our-Work/Codes-Standards/Audit-and-assurance/Standards-and-guidance/Standards-and-guidance-for-auditors/Ethical-standards-for-auditors.aspx.

All of these are in English.