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Purpose and scope of the procedure
The code of conduct and disciplinary procedure set out below are designed to ensure that all employees of the Company are treated fairly and consistently, to ensure the efficient and safe performance of work and to promote the maintenance of good relations between colleagues and between employees and their managers.
You should familiarise yourself with and abide by the code of conduct and disciplinary procedure, which applies to all employees.
The code of conduct forms part of your contract of employment with the Company. The disciplinary procedure does not form part of your contract of employment. It may be amended at any time and the Company may use an alternative procedure depending on the circumstances of the particular case.
Code of conduct
The code of conduct covers the main standards of behaviour and performance required by the Company. You are under a duty to comply with the standards of behaviour and performance required by the Company and to behave in a reasonable manner at all times.
A breach of the Company rules set out below will render you liable to disciplinary action in accordance with the disciplinary procedure. An instance of gross (serious) misconduct will normally render you liable to dismissal without notice or pay in lieu of notice.
The Company rules and the examples of misconduct
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