Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Heritage Investment Partners, LLP Code of Ethics and Practice Standards are based on the principle that all employees of our Company have a fiduciary duty to put the interests of our clients ahead of their own and that of the Company.
Our Clients place their trust and confidence in us to be fair, honest and professional. In providing our services we will not knowingly make false or misleading statements to a client.
Objectivity requires honesty and impartiality when making investment recommendations or rendering financial planning advice. In the course of providing professional services we shall exercise reasonable and prudent professional judgment and shall act in the best interest of the client. The utmost care is taken to maintain objectivity and to avoid situations that could subordinate our judgment.
We shall provide services to clients competently and maintain the necessary knowledge and skill to continue to do so in the areas that our advisory clients have engaged us to provide. We actively participate in continuing education programs to improve our knowledge and to maintain our level of competence.
We shall perform professional services in a manner that is fair and reasonable to our clients. Any potential conflicts of interest are disclosed. Material information relevant to the professional relationship we have with our clients shall be disclosed. Our client disclosure includes but is not limited to our business affiliation, address, telephone number, credentials, qualifications, licenses, and compensation structure.
Heritage Investment Partners, LLP is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our clients. Keeping client information secure and private is a priority for us. We provide a copy of our privacy notice to each of our clients at the beginning of the engagement.
In all professional activities we shall perform services in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations of governmental agencies and other applicable authorities. We shall conduct our business in a professional manner with integrity and will not engage in any activity that reflects adversely upon our firm or our industry.
We shall act diligently in rendering professional services to our clients by providing our services in a reasonably prompt and thorough manner. We shall make and /or implement only recommendations that we believe are suitable for our clients.