IW Corporate

International Workplace Corporate

International Workplace seeks to be a good corporate citizen in everything that we do. The below policy sets out the overarching guidelines to our approach to corporate social responsibility, which are further enforced by separate, more detailed guidelines in key policy areas.

Our purpose

We specialise in employment relations, environmental management, facilities management, health and safety, human resources and leadership and management, serving a full range of different sectors. An established market leader in the provision of information, training, consultancy and support services, we help organisations to go beyond compliance in the workplace and build a better future.

Our values

Our corporate values embody the principles we stand for. There are six corporate values, which are:

Trust

Doing what we say, meeting our commitments and maintaining our integrity in everything we do worldwide

Enjoyment

Recognising that fun is an important part of work both for us and our clients

Citizenship

Recognising that we do not exist separately from the rest of the world, and that the more you give, the more you get

Collaboration

Working together as a team to achieve our goals and deliver the highest quality training and consultancy

Challenge

Having the confidence to embrace change, learning from it, and celebrating success and failure

Excellence

Striving to do the very best we can with the resources we have available whever we operate globally

These values form the core of our recruitment, performance management, training and development, and reward systems.

Our behaviours

We seek to ensure that at all times our corporate behaviours are consistent with our corporate purpose and corporate values. As a regulatory specialist, we must ensure that we as a minimum comply with the requirements of all relevant legislation in force in all the markets we operate in.

Key areas include:

Business ethics

Any potential conflict of interest likely to impact on the company’s corporate purpose or corporate values must be reported as soon as its potential impact becomes known. We operate a strict policy in line with the requirements of the Bribery Act 2010 regarding corporate gifts, entertainment etc.

Health and safety

As health and safety specialists, we have an excellent safety record and adopt a proactive approach to risk management. We have a separate health and safety policy.

Access and disability

We are a JobCentrePlus accredited employer. We have a separate access and disability policy.

Sustainable practices

As environmental specialists, we seek to develop sustainable business practices and have made a number of improvements in sustainable performance in recent years. We have a separate environmental policy.

Data protection

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a data controller and abide by ICO codes of practice with regard to management, storage and use of personal data.

Equality and diversity

We seek to make the company as representative as possible of the community in which it is based, and have a separate equality and diversity policy.