Terms & conditions
Information about us
The website is operated jointly by Sharp Consultancy Ltd, Gordons LLP, Royal Bank of Scotland and Grant Thornton UK LLP (“we”, “us”, “our” or the “Sponsors” as the context permits). Please visit the Sponsors page for contact details and information about each of the Sponsors.
The website concerns the Yorkshire Rising Star Awards (“the “Awards”) and the Yorkshire Rising Star Awards ceremony (“Event”).
Accessing the website
Access to the website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the website without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the website through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
You agree that the Awards will be conducted in accordance with the rules and procedures described on this website.
Intellectual property rights
Each of the Sponsors is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website, and in the content and materials 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 the website for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on the website. 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 material on the website must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on the website for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Any materials or information which you provide to us in connection with the Awards and the Event will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such materials or information for any purpose including for the purpose of publicity and marketing.
You acknowledge that we will take or arrange for photographs to be taken and create publicity materials in connection with the Awards and the Event and you agree that we may use your name, company details, photograph and any other publicity materials featuring you in our sole discretion at any time in the future.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on the website are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to the website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
The material displayed on the website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, each of the Sponsors, other members of their respective groups of companies, and third parties connected to them hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and any liability for any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the website, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or for any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Links to or from the website
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not 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 from any website that is not owned by you.
The website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the website other than the home page.
Where the website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Information about you
We aim to update the website regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the website, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
If you have any concerns about material which appears on the website, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org who is the nominated contact on behalf of each of the Sponsors.
Thank you for visiting the website.
"I was really proud to be nominated and it's fantastic to win my category. That was good enough but to win overall is amazing. I work with some great people and this award is as much for them as it is for me." Vicky Godliman, Financial Controller of Trustmarque Solutions
"The competition has enhanced my confidence, provided independent confirmation that I am progressing well in my career and that my employers believe that I am worthy of such an accolade" Andrew Mill, Divisional Finance Director, Lexia Soultions
"It's been an exciting couple of years and I'm honoured to be recognised in this way. The nomination process was really enjoyable and I'd encourage people to take part next year." Andrew Ward, Financial Controller of Zubrance Limited
"It's great to have that extra reassurance that my employer values my contribution to the business, and that the work I am doing is making a difference both to my personal aspirations and to the business as a whole" Lisa Cork, nominated at Crawford UK Ltd