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28
Aug
14
Posted by:
Cris Parker

A Personal Commitment

We have produced a video to increase the awareness of the BFO within the industry and the community at large and hope that you will share it with colleagues and friends.
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01
Aug
14
Posted by:
Kathleen Gilbert

Need help in starting a conversation about an ethical issue?

Kathleen Gilbert, the Ethi-call Coordinator, writes of the temptation to take the easy way out when faced with a difficult ethical dilemma. In such situations, she suggests the service offered by Ethi-call, a free and confidential ethics counselling service facilitated by St James Ethics Centre. On behalf of Ethi-call, Kathleen supports the BFO in providing useful guidance to individuals who might be struggling with an ethical dilemma.
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01
Aug
14
Posted by:
Mark Rantall

Trust is the foundation of my profession.

Mark Rantall, CEO of the Financial Planning Association, reflects on his experience at a St. James Ethics course. He discusses the increasingly pertinent, yet seemingly brushed aside, “grey area” in ethical practice in the banking and finance industry. He stresses that when your profession is based on a foundation of trust, it is critical that you do everything to enshrine that trust, protect it and promote it. Taking the BFO is significant way to do this.
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01
Aug
14
Posted by:
Louise Drolz

‘I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same’

Louise Drolz, Principal at Remedy Financial, speaks of a personal situation in which she has followed the BFO: “I will speak out against wrongdoing and support others who do the same”. She has followed through on this action with pride and strength despite it being a difficult decision, and emphasises that there is no “unless it’s to my detriment” addendum.
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