Code of Ethics
At Frome Medical Practice, we are dedicated to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking. Our strong policies ensure that our operations are free from forced employment and exploitation.
We prioritise the wellbeing and rights of children. We prohibit the recruitment or employment of children under the legal age limit, ensuring they are protected from hazardous conditions and night work.
We maintain a zero-tolerance policy towards abuse, intimidation, or discrimination. We provide a safe and respectful work environment where every individual is treated with dignity and professionalism.
We reject all forms of discrimination. Our work environment values diversity and treats all employees fairly, irrespective of factors such as race, nationality, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, political affiliation, or union membership.
We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and promoting sustainability.. Together, we strive for a greener future.
Freedom of association and choice
We support employees' rights to join associations of their choice and make employment decisions freely. We respect individual rights, including the freedom to leave a job after providing reasonable notice.
Health and safety
We prioritise the health and safety of our employees. We maintain a safe and clean workplace, provide regular training, and appoint a Health and Safety representative to oversee employee wellbeing
Wages and benefits
We ensure fair and timely payments to our employees. We provide written employment terms, wage statements, and protect against unwarranted pay reductions or deductions.
We encourage whistleblowing and protect those who report misconduct and we take prompt action to address concerns, ensuring a culture of integrity and transparency.
We maintain accurate records, offer optional overtime, and do not exploit home working, fixed term or bank contracts or apprenticeships to avoid employment obligations. We communicate contract termination terms transparently, fostering a balanced and respectful work environment for our employees.
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