Terms of Use Summary

These are the terms and conditions which apply to your use of this website (

You are required to read this important information carefully before you proceed any further with access to this Website, and any associated information, services and/ or purchases.

By using this website, you agree to abide by these terms.

By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you are agreeing with all our terms and conditions, as they stand and without modification.



Application of terms and conditions

The terms and conditions outlined below apply whether access to the website is freely available, purchased on its own or included as part of a package of services.


Journey/Our Journey are trading names of Ocius Consulting Limited.

This site is owned and operated by Ocius Consulting Limited

These terms and conditions apply to your use of every part of this Website. Separate terms and conditions will apply to any websites accessible via a hypertext link from this Website.


Ocius Consulting Limited will endeavour to ensure that this Website is accessible for 24 hours a day. However, Ocius Consulting Limited will not be liable if, for any reason, the website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Ocius Consulting Limited will not be liable for loss or damage arising in contract, tort, or otherwise if this website becomes unavailable or is suspended for any reason.


Information contained on this website is provided for information purposes only Ocius Consulting Limited will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that it is accurate at the date of publication. However, because of the nature of the internet, there may be circumstances in which errors or omissions in the information may occur which are beyond the reasonable control of Ocius Consulting Limited.

Consequently, Ocius Consultancy Limited will not be liable for loss or damages arising, in contract, tort or otherwise, directly or indirectly from the use of or reliance upon any information contained on this Website, unless the accuracy of the information has been checked with Ocius Consulting Limited before reliance is placed upon it.


Ocius Consulting Limited will take all reasonable steps to ensure that any personal information you provide is kept secure. However, because of the nature of the Internet, and the fact that it is not a secure system, Ocius Consulting Limited cannot and do not guarantee that personal information you provide will not be intercepted by others and decrypted. Consequently, your privacy cannot be guaranteed.

Please refer to our privacy policy for further details.


This website contains hypertext links to other websites. The responsibility for those websites is that of the parties who are identified as providing those sites and Ocius Consulting Limited cannot accept any responsibility for them or their use.

Ocius Consulting Limited accepts no responsibility for the content of any other website to which a hypertext link to or from this Website exists.

Ocius Consulting Limited cannot warrant that this Website is free of viruses or technical defects of any description and will not be responsible for any technical problems arising from the use of this Website. Such links are used entirely at your own risk and should not be seen as any form of endorsement by Ocius Consulting Ltd of the organisations concerned.

Ocius Consulting Limited reserves the right to change the content, presentation, user facilities and availability of any part of the Website at its sole discretion.

Customer Care

Ocius Consulting believe that customer care is of paramount importance, as we hope to see you come back to our site again and again. So, if there is any issue of concern then please let us know at your earliest convenience and we will do our best to rectify the situation within 48 hours, (Monday to Friday). In the first instance please e-mail

About the Website (

Whilst documents made available for download on the website are drafted by Professionals, by the nature of the content we are unable to offer any guarantee that the documents are up to date at all times. If you have a concern about the content of the document then the date the article was created is a good indication as to when it was last revised.

Please note that whilst we believe documents to be of the utmost quality, we will not be held liable for any damages however so arising from the use of these documents.

Before you use any documents, we strongly advise you to make sure that they are in line with your own pre-existing policies and procedures, and should you choose not to have them verified, you do so at your own risk.

Legal Advice

Downloading and using documents does not, and never will constitute Ocius Consulting Limited having offered legal advice.

If you do need some additional support and advice then you can contact us via e-mail at


All website graphics, text, design, the selection and arrangement thereof and all materials on this website are owned by Ocius Consulting Limited, its content and technology providers. All rights reserved.

Ocius Consulting Limited own any data accessible via the Website and all material on this Website.

You are not permitted to download, redistribute or extract any information on this Website in whole or in part other than for your Company’s use, unless otherwise stated and agreed.

Ocius Consulting Limited own the articles and documents listed and stored on this website. Please do not attempt to modify them in any way so you can claim that they are your own.

We politely ask that you leave any ownership notice in the footer on them.

You may not transfer ownership of any of the documents from this site to any other organisation.

Fair use

Permission is granted to copy electronically and to print hard copy portions of this website for the sole purpose of using this website to assist you in the management of your own people, employees, workers, sub-contractors, self-employed consultants, volunteers etc.

Any other use of the material on the Our Journey website, including using the material on the site for the benefit of other parties, whether for payment or not, is strictly prohibited without the express prior permission of Ocius Consulting Limited, usually via a Partnership Agreement. (Please contact to find out more about our Partnership Agreements).


The information and documents available on website are provided on an “as is” basis without any representations or endorsements made and without any warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of fitness for purpose, merchantability and accuracy.

Whilst we do make comments in general throughout the site, we must stress that you should not constitute this as legal advice of any sort.

If you choose to make amendments to documents, we cannot be held liable for any such amendments. If you seek legal advice on the document, then the liability for the document will become that of the party from which you sought advice.

By using the Website you agree that in no circumstance shall Ocius Consulting Limited be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, loss of business or profits or any other financial loss, arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Website or the documents, under any law or on any basis whatsoever whether contractual or otherwise.


We undertake to provide the services offered on this website with reasonable care and skill and to use our reasonable endeavours to correct any errors in the services as promptly as possible. We do not warrant that availability or delivery of the services will be uninterrupted or error-free.

In the event that we fail to comply with our undertaking above, having been given a reasonable opportunity to correct such failure, our aggregate liability to you for all losses, damages, costs and claims and expenses howsoever arising shall not exceed the total subscription fee paid by you in respect of the twelve month period prior to the date on which such failure occurred.

In no event will we be liable to you for:

If a court or any other body having the power to rule on disputes, decides that any part of these Terms and Conditions is not reasonable or cannot be enforced, this will not affect the validity of other parts of these Terms and Conditions which will continue in full force and effect.

Cookies (See Privacy & Cookie Policy)

Ocius Consulting Limited uses transient session cookies to make the website workable. If you do not want to accept session cookies (from us or anyone else) please change the settings in your web browser and leave the site immediately. Further use of the website implies informed consent.


Ocius Consulting Limited may at any time modify these terms and conditions and will post the new version on this website. Your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement to the modified terms and conditions.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement concerning this subject matter.

Terminating the agreement

Whilst we believe this agreement is valid and enforceable, if any clause is deemed not to be such, that clause shall be removed but the remaining parts of the agreement shall remain in force.

Governing law

These terms and conditions and your use of the website are governed by English law and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Subscription (where applicable)

Some of our website will only be accessible to subscribers.


Subscriber user ID and password are personal to you and your company, firm or organisation (where applicable) and you agree not to disclose the same to any third party nor to allow any third party to use your subscriber information to access the areas of the site reserved to subscribers only.

Guides and legal overviews

Whilst we take care in compiling any recommendations on this website, they are designed for information purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.

We accept no liability for any loss suffered as a result of your use of or reliance on recommendations or any information contained in or accessed through this website.

Forms, letters, tools and agreements

Any forms, letters, tools and agreements available on this website have been written to comply with UK law. In many cases they will need to be adapted to take into account your specific circumstances and therefore we do not warrant that any of these documents are suitable for your specific purposes.

Subscriber Helpline (Where applicable)

Helpline subscriptions

If you bought a subscription which includes helpline hours, this entitles you to obtain advice via email or telephone from the Ocius Consulting advisory team. The designated number of hours is shown in your subscription agreement, and might also be stated as ‘unlimited’. If you come close to or go over the limit then we would offer you the option to buy more time at the designated rate.

All helpline users

We commit to respond to your email enquiry to our helpline within one working day, and to your phone call within two working hours.

It is our standard procedure to confirm all advice given by email. The total time spent dealing with your enquiries, including preparing the summary emails, updating the details of your enquiries, following up open enquiries and providing any reports you request on your helpline usage will be recorded against your account.

Any use of our helpline for the benefit of other parties, whether for payment or not, is not authorised. Our liability is limited to our individual subscribers, not to any third parties to whom the information is passed on.


Refunds, Cancellations & Distance Selling Regulations

We aim for this website service to be sold to businesses and as such, Distance Selling Regulations do not apply to business sales.

Should you be a consumer adapting any information or document for personal use, then please be aware that as our documents are all electronic, in accordance with Regulation 13 of the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, no automatic right of refund or cancellation will exist after a document has been purchased.

If a document is deemed to be faulty (in the case of electronic documents, a corrupt file, etc.) then you should make Ocius Consulting Limited aware by emailing citing the document in question.

Refunds will be given at the discretion of the company management.