ABOUT US

THE BRIDGESTONES – PROFESSIONAL FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS

Bridgestones is one of the North West’s leading providers of financial solutions to both businesses and individuals, having difficulties in the current financial climate. With over 100 years of combined experience in resolving the problems faced by Directors and individuals, we have the skill and the knowledge to give the help and advice that allows you to concentrate on the future and deal with the difficult past.

Our advisers are able to cover the whole of the UK to discuss suitable financial solutions with you, in order that the best possible advice can be tailored to your particular situation.

THE BRIDGESTONES STANDARD OF SERVICE

Bridgestones prides itself on the reputation it has built up over the years in assisting business and  individuals that are under financial and operational pressure. The directors of Bridgestones are qualified persons, having achieved the Joint Insolvency Examinations Board (JIEB) qualifications, and are subject to regulation by their professional body, the Insolvency Practitioners Association. The choice you make in who helps you resolve your financial problems is very important.

PROVISION OF SERVICES REGULATIONS SUMMARY SHEET FOR BRIDGESTONES

The following information is designed to draw the attention of interested parties to the information required to be disclosed by the Provision of Services Regulations 2009.

Licensing Body

Robert Cooksey (MIPA) and Victoria Galbraith (MIPA) are licensed to act as Insolvency Practitioners in the United Kingdom by the Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) of which they are members.

 

Rules Governing Actions

All IPs are bound by the rules of their professional body, including any that relate specifically to insolvency. The rules of the professional body that licences Bridgestones’ IPs can be found at the Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) – http://www.insolvency-practitioners.org.uk/. In addition, IPs are bound by the Statements of Insolvency Practice (SIPs), details of which can be found at https://www.r3.org.uk/what-we-do/publications/professional/statements-of-insolvency-practice.

 

Ethics

All IPs are required to comply with the Insolvency Code of Ethics and a copy of the Code can be found at http://www.insolvency-practitioners.org.uk/regulation-and-guidance/ethics-code or downloaded here https://www.bridgestones.co.uk/tech/IPA_Guide_to_the_Ethics_Code.pdf

Consumer Credit Licence

Bridgestones holds a Consumer Credit Licence, licence no. 556127 originally granted by the Office of Fair Trading. When responsibility for these licences was transferred to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Bridgestones sought to continue its Consumer Credit Activities and has been granted Interim Permissions by the FCA to act under the following permission: Consumer Credit Business; Consumer Hire Business; Credit Brokerage; Credit Information Services (Excluding Credit Repair); Debt Administration; Debt Collecting; Debt-Adjusting on a Commercial Basis; and Debt-Counselling on a Commercial Basis.

Further details are held on the Consumer Credit Register, which can be accessed at http://www.fca.org.uk/firms/systems-reporting/consumer-credit-register Complaints relating to matters under our Consumer Credit Licence can be referred to The Financial Ombudsman Service, Exchange Tower, London E14 9SR and you may be able to access their Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) system. More information can be found at http://financial-ombudsman.org.uk/consumer/complaints.htm

 

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Bridgestones’ Professional Indemnity Insurance is provided by Chubb European Group SE, 100 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3A 3BP. This professional indemnity insurance provides worldwide coverage excluding any action for a claim bought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.

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