Renfrewshire Council

Code of Conduct for employees

The Code of Conduct for Employees outlines rules and guidelines on the proper conduct for council employees.

The Code of Conduct for Employees [295KB] covers:

  • The seven principles of public life
  • Relationships
  • Bribery, fraud and corruption
  • Your rights as an employee and member of the public
  • Disclosure of information expressing concerns  outwith line management 
  • Working with elected  members, political  neutrality and politically restricted posts 
  • Conflict of interest 
  • Acceptance of gifts, hospitality and other benefits 
  • Use of council resources
  • Use of the council  email system
  • Use of the internet
  • Use of social media
  • Data protection and ICT security
  • Use of financial resources
  • Recruitment and selection 
  • Relevant council policies and procedures 

For more advice and guidance on the Code of Conduct, contact your link team within HR and Organisational Development, Finance and Resources.