Issue Date: January 2023
Next Review : January 2024
ETHICAL BUSINESS POLICY STATEMENT
The Company is committed to the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity in its business activities in the UK and overseas. Every employee and individual acting on the Company's behalf is responsible for maintaining the Company's reputation and for conducting company business honestly and professionally.
This policy outlines the Company’s position on prohibiting and preventing bribery, fraud, dishonesty, and illegal activity. The Board of Directors and Senior Management take a zero-tolerance approach and are committed to enforcing effective systems throughout the company to prevent, monitor and eliminate any form of dishonesty and consider that such activities have a detrimental impact on business by undermining good governance and distorting free markets.
This policy applies to all employees of the Company, and to temporary workers, consultants, contractors, acting for, or on behalf of, the Company within the UK and overseas. Every employee and associated person acting for, or on behalf of, the Company is responsible for maintaining the highest standards of business conduct. Any breach of this policy will be treated as grounds for serious disciplinary action, and / or constitute a contractual and criminal matter for the individual concerned. The Company is committed to transparency and believes that fair conduct helps to foster deep relationships of trust between the Company and our business partners and customers and as such a breach of this policy may also cause serious damage to the reputation and standing of the Company.
In compliance with statutory legislations and to embed commitment to integrity and honesty the Company will not sanction the following: –
The success of the Company's measures depends on all employees, and those acting for the Company, playing their part in helping to detect and eradicate dishonesty. Therefore, all employees and others acting for, or on behalf of, the Company are encouraged to report any suspected dishonesty in accordance with the procedures. The Company will support any individuals who make such a report, if it is made in good faith.