Code of Conduct
The Code of Business Conduct sets out the key responsibilities and obligations with which employees of the Group should comply and the minimum standards expected from us all.
Employees must take reasonable steps to protect the intellectual property rights of the Group and to respect such rights of others. Intellectual property developed in the course of the Group’s business belongs to the Group.
Competition law prohibits agreements or arrangements with competitors in regard to participation in bidding processes or bid prices or other commercially sensitive information in a way which distorts competition.
Conflicts of Interest
Each employee must make sure their personal interests do not conflict with the interests of the business and if that situation arises they should immediately notify their immediate manager.
Fraud, Bribery & Corruption
It is improper to give or accept bribes or any illegal payments. Bribery and corruption are illegal in all the territories in which we operate. Mercury is committed to the prevention of fraud. The Mercury Code of Business Conduct The Code of Business Conduct sets out the key responsibilities and obligations with which employees of the Group should comply and the minimum standards expected from us all.
Gifts & Improper Payments
It is Mercury’s policy that we will never seek to exert or expose ourselves to improper influence by the giving or receipt of gifts or any other inducements, no matter what the local practices are in the areas in which we operate.
Accurate Accounting & Money Laundering
It is essential that there should be no intentional or negligent misstatement of records or accounts relating to Mercury’s business activities, nor any failure to record expenditure or income.
Employees are not permitted to disclose confidential information to any party, even a fellow employee, unless authorised to do so beforehand.
Group Information Technology
Every employee has a duty to use Group IT resources responsibly and appropriately in line with IT policies.
We have an important duty to all our employees, and third parties with whom we work, to secure, protect & respect the information we hold about them and ensure it is, at all times, handled and stored responsibly.