Disclosure and Transparency
VCS aims to be transparent and accountable in its operations and provide information about its mission, structure, programmes, activities and finances, as well as be responsive to requests for information. VCS will make available to its stakeholders, donors and public on its website an annual report that includes key information on its programmes, activities, audited accounts and compliance with the Code of Governance for Charities & Institutions of a Public Character.
The VCS Board and staff are fully committed to conduct all its activities with integrity and the highest ethical standards whilst complying with applicable laws and regulations. VCS strongly believes that the actions and conduct of the Board and staff are essential to maintaining these standards. In line with this commitment, VCS has a Whistle-Blowing Policy to allow whistle-blowers to raise concerns over a breach of these standards, highlight incidents of malpractice or wrongdoings within VCS. This Policy applies to any suspected improprieties involving Board or staff of VCS. The Audit and Risk Committee reviews arrangements ensures arrangements are in place for the independent investigation of such matters and appropriate follow-up actions. You can read about VCS Whistle-Blowing Policy here.
To whistle-blow in good faith and in the best interest of VCS, please email your concerns to email@example.com.
Please include details such as your concern(s), the person(s) involved, date and time of incident or any other information to substantiate the concern(s). To maintain accountability and transparency, you are encouraged to identify yourself and include your contact details. All information provided will be kept strictly confidential within our limits.