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Ethics underpins everything we do as management accountants. Whether you’re just starting out or have been an accountant for years, a good understanding of the ethical issues you might face is important.
CIMA’s Code of Ethics is a guide to making the right choices. All students and members are required to comply with the Code and to adopt the fundamental principles in everything they do in their work.
Summary of the Code of Ethics
Are you facing an ethical dilemma? Our ethics checklist guides you through a series of steps which will help you decide on the best course of action.
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Our Code of Ethics applies to all CIMA members and registered students.
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Knowing how to respond to an ethical dilemma isn’t always easy. We’ve created a range of resources which can support you in understanding the Code of Ethics and applying ethical principles to your work every day.
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Would you know what to do when a situation arises that conflicts with the CIMA code of ethics? What decision process would you go through and what choices would you make?
This guide provides an overview of all the ethics support and resources that are available. It also includes suggestions on how to incorporate these resources in events and training activities, or use them individually to practice ethical decision making.
CIMA members and students worldwide have a responsibility to be fully aware of the implications of anti-corruption legislation in their market as well as the implications of laws with global reach such as the UK Bribery Act 2010 and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
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