Ashwell Rogers is committed to the prevention, detection and elimination of all forms of corrupt business practice. The principals of Ashwell Rogers do not tolerate any form of bribery or corruption and will strive to ensure that Ashwell Rogers fully meets its obligations under the Bribery Act 2010 and that it carries out its business fairly, honestly and openly.
Ashwell Roger’s anti-bribery and corruption policy sets out the framework for the prevention, detection and elimination of all forms of corrupt practice in the conduct of its business, to the benefit of maintaining its good reputation and its client and business partner confidence.
The Policy applies to all Ashwell Rogers’ principals and staff including those permanently employed by Ashwell Rogers, temporary agency staff and consultants. Ashwell Rogers also expects its business partners, especially those introducing business to Ashwell Rogers, to promote and follow its policy or equivalent policies of their own. Ashwell Rogers will not do business with third parties which fail to conduct business in a manner which is consistent with its anti-bribery and corruption policy.
Training & Guidance
The principals of Ashwell Rogers are committed to allocating adequate resources to the provision of training to ensure that personnel understand their obligations under the Bribery Act, including the potential sanctions for non-compliance.
Breaches of Ashwell Rogers’ anti-bribery and corruption policy will be dealt with under Ashwell Rogers’ disciplinary procedures. In the event of criminal conduct Ashwell Rogers will involve the police or other relevant enforcement agencies.
Corporate Hospitality, Promotional Expenditure & Gifts
All Ashwell Rogers’ principals and staff are aware that they must:
- only offer or accept gifts and hospitality that are customary and reasonable in terms of value and frequency
- never offer or accept any gift or hospitality if it may improperly influence a business decision or impair independence or judgement or give the appearance of doing so.
Personnel are encouraged to report potential breaches of the Bribery Act or Ashwell Rogers’ anti-bribery and corruption policy to any principal of the practice.
Monitoring & Supervision
Adherence to Ashwell Rogers’ anti-bribery and corruption policy will be monitored regularly internally and any breaches will be reported to the principals.