Nichol McKay Ethics Statement

As a responsible ethical organisation Nichol McKay commit to operating within the following guidelines:

Understanding and Commitment

  • Ensure consistent understanding of business ethics across the organisation.
  • Continually enhance knowledge of all relevant laws and regulations of the United Kingdom and Europe.
  • Commit to eradicating unethical business practices including bribery, fraud, corruption and human rights abuses, such as modern slavery and child labour.

Ethical Practice

  • Conduct all business relationships with respect, honesty and integrity, and avoid causing harm to others as a result of business decisions.
  • Treat all stakeholders fairly and impartially, without discrimination or favour.
  • Actively support and promote corporate social responsibility (CSR).
  • Avoid any business practices which might bring the company into disrepute.


  • Implement apropriate Policies based on perceived risk, to drive unethical practices from the business.
  • Ensure business decisions minimise any negative impact on human rights and the environment whilst endeavouring to maximise value and service levels.
  • Ensure the education and training of staff involved in sourcing, supplier selection and supplier management to professional standards.
  • Practise appropriate due diligence in all business undertakings.


  • Accept accountability and take ownership of business ethics.
  • Foster a culture of leadership by example.
  • Foster an environment to prevent, report and remedy unethical practices.
  • Provide a safe environment for the reporting of unethical practices.