Please ensure that email@example.com has been granted full Admin Permission on the page.
If this has been done properly then you will not need to accept the partner request.
If however, you need to accept a partner request.
This can be found in the page settings shown below under Page Roles.
1) Visit your Fan Page
2) Click "Settings"
3) Visit Page Roles
4) Accept any partner requests (or make Nick Francis an Admin)