Anti-bribery and corruption—charitable and political donations policyInsert date
Anti-bribery and corruption—charitable and political donations policyInsert date

The following Practice Compliance guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Anti-bribery and corruption—charitable and political donations policyInsert date

From: [Insert name and job title].

We run our business[es] with integrity. All of us must work together to ensure our business[es] remain[s] untainted by bribery and corruption. This policy is integral to that effort and we are all bound by it.

  1. 1

    Introduction

    1. 1.1

      [Insert organisation’s name] takes pride in its support of charities and good causes and is committed to conducting itself with the highest standards of probity in continuing to offer such support.

    2. 1.2

      This policy covers political and charitable donations made by this organisation or on its behalf. This is to ensure that any legitimate contribution is recorded and does not improperly affect this organisation.

    3. 1.3

      [Insert organisation’s name] will not use charitable donations as a substitute for political payments.

  2. 2

    Charitable donations

    1. 2.1

      A charitable donation is a gift made by an individual or company to a non-profit organisation or charity.

    2. 2.2

      A charity means any body of persons or trust established for charitable purposes only.

    3. 2.3

      Charitable donations are commonly in the form of cash or other assets.

    4. 2.4

      Bribes may be disguised as charitable donations. For that reason, any donations this organisation makes require prior approval—see Approval procedure below.

    5. 2.5

      While individuals may of