Use our ethics checklist to guide you through an ethical dilemma.
CIMA ethics helpline: free to members and students
0800 358 7663
+44 (0)20 8849 2303
Free, confidential helpline for members and students facing an ethical dilemma in relation CIMA's code of ethics. Please email at any time. Alternatively, telephone advice is available 10am - 4pm, Monday-Friday (GMT/BST).
Please note that this service helps to guide you through the code and consider your course of action and is not a substitute for technical or legal advice.*
Global guidance line
(xx*) 800 3838 4000 (*insert your country's international access code before the toll free 800 number). See Expolink international access codes for your country.
If your country does not have a free-phone number, please call +44(0)1249 661957.
How would you feel if you were uneasy about something happening at work compromising your professional standing? CIMA has joined with Expolink to provide an anonymous and confidential service for you to discuss a concern and consider next steps.
You can contact Expolink free from any telephone in your country 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except 25 December).
The service is there to support and prompt you in deciding next steps with regard to an ethical concern and guide you to other potential areas of support. The content of the call will not be recorded or reported and no action will be taken on the basis of the call. It is not a substitute for technical or legal advice*.
Expolink is a global company that specialises in confidential helplines.
Legal advice - UK law only
0800 092 1980 / +44 (0)1275 376031, Monday - Friday, 8am-8pm GMT/BST.
Business and personal legal information available from LAW Express online and at no charge. For business advice visit the LX business website. For personal advice visit the LX personal website.
The legal advice line offers low cost professional legal advice for all personal, commercial and employment issues. Call length is not restricted. Service extends to your partner and any dependent children under 21 years. Please quote your CIMA ID when calling.
UK whistleblowing guidance
The UK's whistleblowing law is the public interest disclosure act. Should a member or student have whistleblowing concerns they can contact Law Express for free (details above), quoting CIMA whistleblow for specific advice about actions they should take and the law's protection.
Further ethics support is available online and includes the code of ethics, ethical dilemmas, ethical checklists and helplines. CIMA also has an online library of resources, including articles, blogs and webcasts.
See www.cimaglobal.com/ethics, or contact us at email@example.com.
CIMA does not give guidance on employment disputes or represent members at employment disciplinary hearings or tribunals.
Financial Services Authority
HM Revenue and Customs
Serious Organised Crime Agency
* CIMA does not supply legal, investment, professional, or career advice. Information and comments, if any, made by our staff and Expolink are given in good faith and for the purpose of general guidance only.
CIMA will take all reasonable care in dealing with individual queries but can only respond on the basis of the information provided to it. No responsibility or liability whatsoever is accepted for any error, omission or misstatement (whether or not arising out of negligence) or for any loss or damage sustained as a result of reliance on information supplied or comments made.