Health and Safety
The FSB will comply with the obligations under all Health and Safety Acts and Regulations and any other supporting legislation. The FSB will always endeavour to provide and maintain a healthy and safe working environment for its employees, as well as visitors and any members of the public who might be affected by our operations to fulfil our obligations as a responsible employer and company.
Corporate Social Responsibility
The FSB defines corporate social responsibility as action taken by the company which positively impacts on our members, our shareholders, our people, our suppliers and the communities around our businesses and which goes beyond our legal or regulatory obligations.
Continuously improve our environmental performance and integrate recognised environmental management and best practice into our business operations whilst reducing our consumption of resources and improve the efficient use of those resources.
The FSB will not discriminate against any person because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race (including colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Members Code of Conduct
The Members Code of Conduct regulates the conduct of FSB members in relation to their interaction with other members, the employees of the Federation and the general public where the member is perceived to be acting as a member of the Federation. Members should endeavour to follow the principles adhered to by those in public office – Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty and Leadership.
Breaches of the Code of Conduct will be referred to and resolved via the FSB's internal dispute resolution processes.
The full version of the members code of conduct is available here ...
Disaster Recovery Fund
- The Federation has set up a Disaster Recovery Fund to provide assistance and relief to any full member adversely affected by a National Disaster.
- The criteria for invoking the Procedure will be decided by any three Honorary National Officers of the Federation.
- Relief can be made available in the form of a loan of up to £5,000 in respect of any one business of a member (or two joint members) free of interest for one year.The Loans are repayable at the end of one year. The Treasury Committee will oversee the grant of loans.