The School is committed to achieving the highest possible standards of probity and integrity regarding its practices.
The School recognises that it is important for all Employees to have a means by which they can raise serious concerns about any aspect of the operation of the School. The School further acknowledges its obligations under the Public Disclosure Act (1998) to ensure mechanisms are in place through which concerns relating to matters of public interest can be raised.
The School encourages Employees to raise any concerns internally at the earliest opportunity rather than disregarding issues or raising the matter externally.
The School will address concerns seriously and undertake as much investigation as is necessary given the circumstances – this may include referral to external agencies.
The School will endeavour to advise an Employee of any actions / outcome arising from a complaint where appropriate. The School will provide reasonable support to an Employee who raises a concern.
The School will ensure that where a concern is raised, an Employee will be protected from detriment, harassment and victimisation. It is recognised that in certain cases it may be appropriate to consider concerns raised on a confidential or anonymous basis.
This policy and procedure explains:
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