STATEMENT OF POLICY
The Company is committed to corporate responsibility in order to enhance the value of its business. The nature of the business, as well as the market, needs to determine which issues are most relevant in addition to any minimum standards set by the Company.
The Company defines corporate responsibility as action taken by the Company which positively impacts on its customers, shareholders, employees, suppliers and the communities around our businesses, and which includes and goes beyond our legal or regulatory obligations. Examples of the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility include:
- Investing for the long term to bring out the best in its people
- Acting as a responsible shareholder
- Investing in its communities
- Engaging with customers
- Managing environmental impact
- Maintaining effective health and safety management systems
The Company is committed to reviewing its corporate responsibility policies and actions annually, which will enable continuous judgement of the Company's performance. In shaping the Company's approach to corporate responsibility, it engages with (business and non-business interest groups) to ensure that we fully understand their expectations of the Company and to ensure that its policies and programmes address relevant issues.
The Company aims to set, maintain and promote high standards of corporate responsibility. As a provider of recruitment solutions, the Company believes that a positive record as a conscientious employer, acting responsibly and with integrity, has enhanced, and will continue to enhance, its reputation and contribute to its long-term financial success.