Financial Express (Holdings) Limited (“we”, “our”, “us” and derivatives) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy, together with our Terms of Use, sets out the basis on which any personal data that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us relating to your use of any of the below websites (“sites”).


For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Trustnet Limited of 2nd Floor, Golden House, 30 Great Pulteney Street, London, W1F 9NN. Our nominated representative for the purpose of this Act is Kirsty Witter.


We collect information about you when you register with us or use any of our websites / services. Part of the registration process may include entering personal details & details of your investments.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your operating system, browser version, domain name and IP address and details of the website that you came from, in order to improve this site.

You confirm that all information you supply is accurate.


In order to provide personalised services to and analyse site traffic, we may use a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the sites to operate and may be used to deliver you different content, depending on the type of investor you are.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or part of our sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our sites.


We store and use information you provide as follows:

  • to present content effectively;
  • to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which may interest you, tailored to your specific interests, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts between you and us;
  • to enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to improve our content by tracking group information that describes the habits, usage, patterns and demographics of our customers.

We may also send you emails to provide information and keep you up to date with developments on our sites. It is our policy to have instructions on how to unsubscribe so that you will not receive any future e-mails. You can change your e-mail address at any time.

In order to provide support on the usage of our tools, our support team need access to all information provided in relation to the tool.

We will not disclose your name, email address or postal address or any data that could identify you to any third party without first receiving your permission.

However, you agree that we may disclose to any regulatory authority to which we are subject and to any investment exchange on which we may deal or to its related clearing house (or to investigators, inspectors or agents appointed by them), or to any person empowered to require such information by or under any legal enactment, any information they may request or require relating to you, or if relevant, any of your clients.

You agree that we may pass on information obtained under Money Laundering legislation as we consider necessary to comply with reporting requirements under such legislation.


We want to ensure that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that is inaccurate.

You have the right under data protection legislation to access information held about you. If you wish to receive a copy of any personal information we hold, please write to us at 3rd Floor, Hollywood House, Church Street East, Woking, GU21 6HJ. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary, including the use of encryption, to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our sites; any transmission is at your own risk. You will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail.


Our sites contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


If you want more information or have any questions or comments relating to our privacy policy please email in the first instance.

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W.H. Ireland Group (WHI)

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Wednesday 25 June, 2008

W.H. Ireland Group

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 4518X
W.H. Ireland Group PLC
25 June 2008

WH Ireland Group plc

('WH Ireland' or the 'Group')

Appointment of Chief Executive Officer and Executive Deputy Chairman

WH Ireland is today pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Ford as Chief Executive Officer of WH Ireland, and Laurie Beevers as Executive Deputy Chairman of WH Ireland, no later than 16 November 2008, subject to appropriate FSA approvals being received.

Richard Andrew Ford, aged 41 years, is currently Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Spencer House Capital Management LLP, the independent Asset Management partnership, and has been since 2006.

Richard is also a Director of Spencer House Compass Capital Limited, Tau Cayman Limited and Scion Films Sale and Leaseback Sixth LLP.

Previously Richard was Founding Partner and Managing Partner/Chief Operating Officer of ORN Capital LLP, the London-based Investment Management firm, ORN Services Limited, Director and Head of Corporate Headquarters for Fidelity International Limited in Bermuda and Head of Group Legal and Compliance for GAM, the international Investment Management firm. Richard was also Director of Envirogroup UK Limited and Envirogroup Limited

Richard, a qualified barrister, graduated from the London School of Economics with an honours degree in Economics and studied law at the University of Westminster (CPE) and the Inns of Court School of Law (BUC).

Richard will succeed Laurie Beevers, current Chief Executive who will assume the position of Executive Deputy Chairman no later than 16 November 2008. Laurie will continue to have particular responsibility for the stock broking operations.

Commenting on the appointment of Richard Ford, Rupert Lowe, Chairman said:

'We are delighted that Richard has decided to join the Board of WH Ireland.  I am certain that his skills and experience within the Investment Management industry will enable the Group to achieve the next stage of its development.'

As at the date of this announcement, Richard Ford holds 100,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the Company ('Ordinary Shares') and is to be granted 850,000 performance-related share options over Ordinary Shares on his appointment.

There is no further information to be disclosed under Schedule 2(g) of the AIM rules.

For further information, please contact:-

Rupert Lowe           WH Ireland Group plc            0161 819 8750

Greg Cant              Rothschild                            0161 827 3800

Zoe Biddick            Biddicks                               020 7448 1000

This information is provided by RNS
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