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Anti-Bribery Policy

Deeson is committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems to counter bribery. Therefore, it is the Deeson Group Ltd’s policy to conduct all aspects of its business in an honest and ethical manner at all times. This policy applies to all individuals working for the Deeson Group Ltd, including anyone providing services to the Deeson Group Ltd such as consultants, or contractors

Policy aim

The aim of this policy is to help the Deeson Group Ltd act in accordance with the Bribery Act 2010, maintain the highest possible standards of business practice, and advise individuals of the Deeson Group Ltd’s 'zero-tolerance' to bribery.

The law

Under UK law (UK Bribery Act 2010), bribery and corruption is punishable for individuals by up to ten years imprisonment. If the Deeson Group Ltd is found to have taken part in the corruption or lacks adequate procedures to prevent Bribery, it could face an unlimited fine and be excluded from tendering for Government contracts.

Policy statement

This policy applies to all permanent and fixed-term staff employed by the Deeson Group Ltd, and any contractors, consultants or other persons acting under or on behalf of the Deeson Group Ltd

Deeson Group Ltd will not:

  • Make contributions of any kind with the purpose of gaining any commercial advantage

  • Provide gifts or hospitality with the intention of persuading anyone to act improperly, or to influence a public official in the performance of their duties

  • Make, or accept, “kickbacks” of any kind

Deeson Group Ltd will:

  • Keep appropriate internal records that will evidence the business reason for making any payments to third parties

  • Encourage employees to raise concerns about any issue or suspicion of malpractice at the earliest possible stage

  • See that anyone raising a concern about bribery will not suffer any detriment as a result, even if they turn out to be mistaken