PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

Terms of website use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) set out how you may make use of our website www.esphr.co.uk (our site), whether as a guest or a registered user. Use of our site includes accessing, browsing, or registering to use our site.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

Other applicable terms

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

Information about us

www.esphr.co.uk is operated by The Employment Services Partnership Limited and also used by associated companies, ESP HR Information Services Ltd, ESP Safeguard Ltd and ESP Law Ltd (ESP, we or us).

The Employment Services Partnership Ltd is a private company with limited liability, registered in England and Wales with company number 4694032. Its registered office and main trading address is at: ESP House, 4 The Links Business Centre, Old Woking Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 8BF. VAT No.: 811261668.

ESP Safeguard Ltd is a private company with limited liability registered in England and Wales with company number 7832239. Its registered office and main trading address is at: ESP House, 4 The Links Business Centre, Old Woking Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 8BF. ESP Safeguard Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is entered on the FCA register (www.fca.org.uk) under reference 587248 or telephone 0800 111 6768. The Employment Services Partnership Ltd is an Appointed Representative of ESP Safeguard Ltd for the purposes of providing general insurance mediation services through the HR Protect service solution. This website has been approved by ESP Safeguard Ltd for the purposes of S.21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

ESP HR Information Services Ltd is a private company with limited liability registered in England and Wales with company number 7803475. VAT No.: 123731441. Its registered office and main trading address is at: ESP House, 4 The Links Business Centre, Old Woking Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 8BF.

ESP Law Ltd is registered in England and Wales under company number 7832239 and we have our registered office at 4 The Links Business Centre, Old Woking Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 8BF. Our main trading address is 4 The Links Business Centre, Old Woking Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 8BF. Our VAT number is 183243316. ESP Law Ltd (SRA ID number 618773) is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and complies with the Solicitors Code of Conduct 2011, details of which can be found HERE.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing our site

Access to the general areas of our site is made available free of charge. Access to restricted areas may require the payment of a fee.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Your account and password

You are provided with an email login and high security password as part of our security procedures which you must treat as confidential and not disclose to any other person or third party. You will be required to change your password every six months.

We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at info@esphr.co.uk.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on information

The content of the general areas of our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the general areas of our site are complete or up-to-date.

When you access data, documents and advice we provide as part of the services to which you have subscribed, such access is governed by the terms of the customer services agreement which you have entered into with us as well as the letters of engagement of our external legal advisors which you have agreed to.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by English law.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, our site.

We will not be liable to you for:

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide services to businesses and you agree not to use our site as a consumer.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Uploading content to our site

Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy Website Acceptable Use Policy.

You warrant that any such contribution complies with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any content you upload to our site will be treated as confidential and in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, world-wide licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to those third parties who may provide services to you.

We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site.

We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Website Acceptable Use Policy.

The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.

Viruses

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. 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 may commit criminal offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and the Data Protection Act 1998. 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.

Linking to our site

You must not link to our home page or establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Applicable law

These terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Contact us

To contact us, please email info@esphr.co.uk.

Thank you for visiting our site.