Extract from the Ethical Framework

56. Professional relationships will be conducted in a spirit of mutual respect. We will endeavour to build good working relationships and systems of communication that enhance services to clients.

57. Practitioners will treat colleagues fairly and foster their capability and equality of opportunity.

58. Practitioners will not undermine any colleague’s relationship with clients by making unjustifiable or ill-judged comments.

59. All communications between colleagues about clients should be on a professional basis and thus purposeful, respectful and consistent with the management of confidences agreed with clients.

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