ANTI‐BRIBERY AND CORRUPTION POLICY
Aspect Property Consultants is committed to the prevention, detection and elimination of all forms of corrupt business practice. The partners of Aspect do not tolerate any form of bribery or corruption and will strive to ensure that the firm fully meets its obligations under the Bribery Act 2010 and that it carries out its business fairly, honestly and openly.
Aspect’s anti 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 partners and staff including those permanently employed by Aspect, temporary agency staff and consultants. Aspect also expects its business partners, especially those introducing business to the firm, to promote and follow its policy or equivalent policies of their own. Aspect 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 AND GUIDANCE
The partners of Aspect 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 Aspect’s anti‐bribery and corruption policy will be dealt with under the firm’s disciplinary procedures. In the event of criminal conduct, Aspect will involve the police or other relevant enforcement agencies.
CORPORATE HOSPITALITY, PROMOTIONAL EXPENDITURE AND GIFTS
All Aspect partners 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 Aspect’s anti and corruption policy to any partner of the practice.
MONITORING AND SUPERVISION
Adherence to Aspect’s anti‐bribery and corruption policy will be monitored regularly internally and any breaches will be reported to the partners.