Legal

Legal constitution

We are STS Advisory Ltd, a company incorporated in England and Wales under number 11130433. Our registered office is located at Unit B2 The Point, Weaver Road, Lincoln, LN6 3QN.

Professional registration and regulation

We are members of a chartered accountants’ professional body, ICAEW (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), of Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place, London EC2R 6EA. ICAEW’s Code of Ethics applies to all our activities.

We will observe and act in accordance with the bye-laws, regulations and code of ethics of the ICAEW and will accept instructions on this basis. We will not be liable for any loss, damage or cost arising from our compliance with statutory or regulatory obligations. The requirements are outlined at www.icaew.com/regulations.

We are registered statutory auditors. You can see details about our audit registration at www.auditregister.org.uk under firm reference number C006030683.

The professional rules which apply to audit work are the ‘Audit regulations and guidance’ which you can see at www.icaew.com/auditnews together with the ’International Standards on Auditing (UK and Ireland)’ at www.frc.org.uk where you should follow the links for ‘codes and standards’ applying to ‘audit and assurance’ work.

When carrying out regulated audit work, we keep to the Auditing Practices Board Ethical Standards which you can see at www.frc.org.uk where you need to follow the links for ‘codes and standards’ applying to ‘audit and assurance’ work, then ‘standards and guidance for auditors’.

VAT registration

We are registered for VAT and our registration number is GB 329943564.

Professional liability insurance

We are required to hold professional liability insurance. Our professional indemnity insurer is XL Catlin Insurance Company UK Limited, whose registered office is located at 20 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0BG. 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 or Canada.