HPC requires all Employees and Associates to perform their roles and responsibilities to the highest ethical standards, to be lawful and to adhere to any regulatory guidelines. HPC also expects its clients, suppliers and other stakeholders to uphold and promote these behaviours and values.
HPC and its employees will at all times demonstrate the highest levels of integrityand honesty in order to uphold both personal and corporate reputations and to inspire confidence and trust. HPC will conduct its business in a competent, fair, impartial, and efficient manner.
Employees will be treated with dignity and respect with equal employment opportunities given to all irrespective of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability or age. Employees are offered a safe and healthy workplace and the company will not tolerate any form of harassment.
HPC is committed to building long term partnerships with clients by being honest and straightforward in its dealings. It will respect the confidentiality of any information it may obtain in relation to client organisations and their employees.
Suppliers will be chosen based on considerations such as price, quality, delivery, service, and integrity. Honesty and openness will be paramount in the company’s dealings with its suppliers.
The company will build its reputation based solely on performance. It will compete energetically and lawfully. It will not seek to damage the reputation of its competitors either directly or by implication.
Health and Safety
HPC is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all employees.
HPC respects the environment and the need to protect it and will work to minimise the impact its operations have on it.
Regulations and the Law
HPC will seek to comply with any legislation affecting its operations. It will meet its tax obligations.
Giving and Receiving Gifts & Entertainment
Employees will neither seek nor accept gifts or entertainment, without a legitimate purpose from any individual or business organisation that does or seeks to do business with HPC. Gifts and entertainment may be given to others at the expense of the company if these are consistent with customary business practice and are not excessive in value.
Bribery and Corrupt Practice
HPC is committed to the prevention of bribery by those employed and associated with it and is committed to carrying out business fairly, honestly and openly, with zero-tolerance towards bribery.
Modern slavery is a heinous crime and a morally reprehensible act that deprives a person’s liberty and dignity for another person’s gain. HPC has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and is fully committed to the prevention of slavery and human trafficking.