To avoid any allegations of bribery or corruption, the acceptance of gifts or hospitality, other than items or gestures of a nominal nature or value, is not permitted. There may be occasions when you are offered gifts or hospitality and, in such instances, you must declare this immediately.
You should also report immediately any attempt from any other employee, customer or third party to bribe or corrupt you into divulging confidential information relating to our services.
This policy applies to all employees and officers of the organisation. Other individuals performing functions in relation to the organisation, such as agency workers and contractors, are encouraged to use it.
It is important to the business that any fraud, misconduct or wrongdoing by workers or officers of the organisation is reported and properly dealt with. The organisation therefore encourages all individuals to raise any concerns that they may have about the conduct of others in the business or the way in which the business is run. This policy sets out the way in which individuals may raise any concerns that they have and how those concerns will be dealt with.