Website Statement in relation to Bribery and Corruption
The Company is committed to conducting its business around the world with the highest degree of integrity. This commitment includes a zero tolerance approach towards all forms of bribery and corruption.
The Company has implemented a formal compliance programme designed to minimise the risk of bribery and corruption occurring within its business and this programme includes a comprehensive Anti-Bribery and Corruption Code of Conduct which has been formally approved by the Company’s Board of Directors. You can read a copy of this Code of Conduct by clicking here.
This Code of Conduct extends to all of the Company’s business dealings and transactions in all countries around the world in which the Company or its subsidiaries, associates, joint venture partners or agents operate. It is a mandatory requirement of the Company that all directors, employees, joint venture partners, officers, agents, customers, suppliers and advisors comply with this Code of Conduct.
Any director, employee or officer of the Company who is found to have breached this Code of Conduct will be liable to disciplinary action which may result in dismissal or other sanctions. Breaches of this Code of Conduct by customers, suppliers, joint venture partners, agents or other third party contractors and advisors to the Company may result in immediate termination for breach of all contracts with the Company.
Further, engaging in bribery and corruption whether at home or abroad will constitute a criminal offence which will expose both the Company and the individuals involved to serious criminal sanctions including, the risk of imprisonment.
Everyone involved with the Company has a responsibility to ensure that its business and the markets in which it operates are kept free of bribery and corruption and to ensure that the highest standards of business integrity are maintained. The Company expects and relies upon all of the individuals with which it has dealings to play their part in ensuring that this objective is met.
Chief Executive Officer