An internal code of conduct clarifies what is expected of everyone in the organisation, what can be expected of the organisation and what behaviour is and is not accepted. If the standards and values are clear to everyone, discussions are avoided and this clarity contributes to a better working atmosphere. An internal code of conduct can never make provision for every conceivable situation, so it calls for responsible, confidential, transparent, fair and impartial action on the part of employees. Integrity only really becomes tangible in daily practice and in the conversations you have with each other about it.

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