We provide information and guidance to those working for the Group on how to recognise and deal with bribery and corruption issues.
We conform with the laws of the England and Wales, including the Bribery Act 2010.
It is the IC’s policy to conduct all business in an honest and ethical manner. A zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption will be taken and all laws relevant to countering bribery and corruption will be upheld.
This policy applies to all individuals working at all levels within the IC who interface with external sources, including all employees and Directors, consultants, contractors, trainees, apprentices, interns, seconded staff, casual workers, agency staff, volunteers, agents, sponsors or any other person associated with IC wherever located (collectively referred to as Workers in this policy).
The Directors have overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with the legal and ethical obligations of IC, and that all those under its control comply with it.
The Chairman has primary and day-to-day responsibility for implementing this policy and for monitoring its use and effectiveness and dealing with any queries on its interpretation.
Management at all levels are responsible for ensuring those reporting to them are made aware of and understand this policy and are given adequate and regular training on it.
All employees are responsible for:
- professional conduct, being fair, honest and acting with integrity in all business dealings and relationships;
- adherence to this policy and should ensure they use it to disclose any suspected danger or wrongdoing.