seeks to operate with high standards of integrity and honesty and
expects the same standards from all employees, volunteers,
implementing partners, suppliers and contractors.
report concerns or suspicions about any wrongdoing, unethical
practice or criminal acts on the part of any employee or volunteer of
ACROSS, its implementing partners, suppliers or contractors.
will treat any information received from you seriously and
confidentially, in line with best practice and applicable law.
is no definitive list of what would be classified as wrongdoing, but
examples include, although are not limited to, the following acts,
which you reasonably believe have or will take place:
- a criminal
offence including fraud or theft;
or exploitation of a child or vulnerable adult;
in or facilitate the human trafficking of another person;
- a failure
to comply with a regulatory or legal obligation;
their position or authority to abuse/victimise another
risk to the health and safety of an individual;
or corruption (e.g. accepting incentives in return for awarding
business, or receiving benefit);
accounting, reporting or auditing irregularities;
of internal policies and procedures;
- other risks
or dangers at work (e.g. breaches of IT security);
- behaviour that
is not in line with ACROSS’s expected policies;
other criminal or illegal activity has, will or is likely
to take place; and
attempt to conceal any of the above matters.
you have any concerns or allegations about the conduct of an ACROSS
staff member, representative, supplier, contractor or implementing
partner, please report it immediately, in any of the following ways: