Terms Of Use


These Terms Of Use, together with any and all other documents referred to herein, set out the terms of use under which you may use this site: requira.com.

Your acceptance of our Terms Of Use is required to access our site and is deemed to occur when you first accessed our site. If you do not agree with our Terms Of Use, you must stop using our site immediately.

There may be times where we do not exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use; in doing so, we are not waiving that right or provision.


Let's kick with some key definitions so we're all on the same page:

  • Content means any and all text, images, audio, video, scripts, code, software, databases and any other form of information capable of being stored on a computer that appears on, or forms part of our site.
  • Site means www.requira.com.
  • We / Us / Our / Service / Services means Requira Consulting who operates this site.

About Us

We are Requira Consulting Limited, trading as Requira.

  • Our registered office is at The Knoll Business Centre, Unit W8A, 325-327 Old Shoreham Road, Hove. BN3 7GS, United Kingdom..
  • We are registered in England and Wales under company number 8128682.
  • We can be contacted here.

Accessing Our Site

  • It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to access our site.
  • Access to our site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We may alter, suspend or discontinue our site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice.
  • We will not be liable to you in any way if our site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.

Acceptable Usage

  • You may only use our site in a manner that is lawful. Specifically:
    • You must ensure that you comply fully with any and all local, national or international laws and/or regulations.
    • You must not use our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent.
    • You must not use our site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind.
    • You must not use our site in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way.
  • We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to our site if you materially breach any of the provisions of these Terms Of Use. Specifically, We may take one or more of the following actions:
    • Suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your right to access our site.
    • Issue you with a written warning.
    • Take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach.
    • Take further legal action against you as appropriate.
    • Disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as we deem reasonably necessary.
    • Any other actions which We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
  • We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but not limited to those set out above) that we may take in response to breaches of these Terms Of Use.

Account Terms

If you signed up for an account on our site:

  • You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
  • You are responsible for any activity that occurs under your account (even by others who have their own logins under your account).
  • You may not use our service for any illegal purpose or to violate any laws in your jurisdiction.
  • You must provide your legal full name and a valid email address in order to complete the signup process.
  • You must be a human. Accounts registered by bots or other automated methods are not permitted.

If you signed up for our newsletter, you must abide by Substack's policies:

  1. All content included on our site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by us. All content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties. All rights are reserved.
  2. Subject to Point 3 and 6 in this section: you may not reproduce, copy, distribute, sell, rent, sub-licence, store, or in any other manner re-use content from our site unless given express written permission to do so by us. This includes:
    • You must not modify another website so as to falsely imply that it is associated with us.
    • The look and feel of the service is Copyright © to Requira Consulting. All rights reserved.
    • "Requira", our logo and any other product or service name or slogan displayed on on our site are trademarks of us and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the company or the applicable trademark holder.
  3. You may:
    • Access, view and use our site in a web browser (including any web browsing capability built into other types of software or app)
    • Download our site (or any part of it) for caching.
    • Print pages from our site.
    • Download extracts from pages on our site.
    • Save pages from our site for later and/or offline viewing.
  4. You must always acknowlege our status as the owner and author of the content on our site (or that of identified licensors, as appropriate).
  5. You may not use any content saved or downloaded from our site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence from us (or our licensors, as appropriate) to do so.
    • This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing and use of our site for general information purposes whether by business users or consumers.
  6. You may provide us with feedback, suggestions, and ideas about the service. You agree that we own all rights to use and incorporate the feedback you provide in any way, including in future enhancements and modifications to the service, without payment to you. Where we can, we will consider attribution.
  7. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the provisions of Chapter III of the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright Works’, covering in particular the making of temporary copies; the making of personal copies for private use; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data analysis for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation and news reporting; caricature, parody or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of copyright material.


Linking to our site

You may link to our site so long as:

  • You do so in a fair and legal manner;
  • You do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association, endorsement or approval on Our part where none exists;
  • You do not use any logos or trade marks displayed on Our Site without Our express written permission; and
  • You do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage Our reputation or to take unfair advantage of it.
  • You comply with the rest of this sction.

You may not:

  • Frame or embed our site on other websites without our express written permission.
  • Link to our site from any other site where the content contains material that is:
    • Is sexually explicit.
    • Is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory.
    • Promotes violence.
    • Promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity.
    • Discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
    • Is designed or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person.
    • Is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person.
    • Is designed or is otherwise likely to infringe (or to threaten to infringe) another person’s privacy.
    • Misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to deceive.
    • Implies any form of affiliation with us where none exists.
    • Infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trade marks and database rights) of any other party.
    • Is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
  • The content restrictions in this section do not apply to content submitted to sites by other users provided that the primary purpose of the site accords with the provisions of this list.
    • You are not, for example, prohibited from posting links on general-purpose social networking sites merely because another user may post such content.
    • You are, however, prohibited from posting links on websites which focus on or encourage the submission of such content from users.
  • Our site may contain links to other websites and we have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other websites. Accordingly, we always advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.
  • We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the content of third party sites.  
  • The inclusion of a link to another site on our site is for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.


  • The content on our site does not constitute advice on which you should rely. It is provided for general information purposes only. Professional or specialist advice should always be sought before taking any action.
  • We make no representation, warranty, or guarantee that our site will meet your requirements, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all software and hardware, or that it will be secure.
  • We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the content on our site is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. We do not, however, make any representations, warranties or guarantees (whether express or implied) that the content is complete, accurate, or up-to-date.
  • We use third party services to provide the necessary hardware, storage, payment processing and related technology required to run our site. You can see a list of our sub-processors in our Privacy Policy.

Our Liability

You expressly agree, to the fullest extent permissible by law, we accept no liability to any user for any loss or damage, whether foreseeable or otherwise, in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of (or inability to use) our site or the use of or reliance upon any content included on our site.

  • To the fullest extent permissible by law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and guarantees (whether express or implied) that may apply to our site or any content included on our site.
  • Our site is intended for non-commercial use only. If you are a commercial user, we accept no liability for loss of profits, sales, business or revenue; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; loss of anticipated savings; business interruption; or for any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
  • We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that our site is free from viruses and other malware. We accept no liability for any loss or damage resulting from a virus or other malware, a distributed denial of service attack, or other harmful material or event that may adversely affect your hardware, software, data or other material that occurs as a result of your use of our site (including the downloading of any content from it) or any other site referred to on our site.
  • We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability arising out of any disruption or non-availability of our site resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, natural events, acts of war, or legal restrictions and censorship.
  • Nothing in these Terms Of Use excludes or restricts our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.


  • These Terms Of Use, and the relationship between you and us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, English law.
  • If you are a consumer, any disputes concerning these Terms Of Use, the relationship between you and us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.
  • If you are a business, any disputes concerning these Terms Of Use, the relationship between you and us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Terms Of Use Changes

  • We may alter our Terms Of Use at any time.
  • Any changes will be posted on our site and emailed to account users.
  • You will be deemed to have accepted our Terms Of Use on your first use of our site following the alterations.
  • Unless expressly stated otherwise, the current version of our Terms Of Use is in effect and prevails over previous versions.

Change Log

  • 21 December 2022: Updated as site no longer uses Hyvor Talk and as this site has migrated to using Substack for "The Forcing Function" newsletter.
  • 18 June 2022: Initial version published.

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