Part 5 - Code of Conduct for Employees

This Code of Conduct includes confidential reporting procedure (whistle-blowing) for employees other than for staff in educational establishments (for whom a separate code exists).

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  1. Employees must follow Financial Regulations, Standing Orders, the Council’s procurement and contract management guidance and Accounting Instructions whenever any goods or services are purchased.
  2. Employees may not order, in the name of the Council, equipment or goods, whether with a discount or not, from official Council suppliers for their own personal use even if the cost is reimbursed in full to the Council.
  3. Employees undertaking procurement or contract management activities should ensure they have the necessary skills and knowledge to do so or should seek appropriate advice and support from the Commercial Service.
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