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Policies and Statements

Moredun Group Policies and Statements

The following policies and statements apply to all companies within the Moredun Group.

Bullying and Harassment Statement

The Moredun Group is committed to being an organisation in which equality of opportunity is a reality and in which every individual can seek, obtain and continue employment without discrimination.

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Business Continuity Policy

The Moredun Group Business Continuity Policy provides the framework for the planning for, and management and coordination of a response to any significant emergency in any part of the Moredun Group.

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Counter Fraud Strategy

The Moredun Group is committed to conducting business in an ethical and honest manner, and is committed to implementing and enforcing systems that ensure fraud, bribery and corruption are prevented.

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Data Protection Policy

The Moredun Group, are committed to comply with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) in respect of personal data of the individuals whose information The Moredun Group collects and processes., including but not limited to staff, students, visitors, research participants, contractors and other third parties.

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Environmental Policy

The Moredun Group takes its environmental responsibilities very seriously. As an organisation we seek to carry out our various activities in a manner that minimises any negative impact on the environment.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Moredun Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality of opportunities and to providing a service and following practices which are free from unfair and unlawful discrimination.

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy is currently under review

Fair Work Statement

The Moredun Group values its highly skilled workforce and the important contribution they make to the organisation and to the wider scientific community. We recognise the importance of providing a working environment that is supportive, inclusive, and fair to all.

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Health and Safety Policy

The Moredun Group takes a unified approach to Health and Safety and is committed to upholding the highest strategic and operational standards to ensure the Health, Safety and Welfare of all its staff, visiting workers, students, contractors and those using facilities at Pentlands Science Park (PSP) and Firth Mains Farm.

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Modern Slavery Policy

The Moredun Group are committed to protecting and respecting human rights and have a zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking in all its forms.

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Net Zero Statement

The Moredun Group recognises the global climate emergency and is committed to paying its part in Scotland’s national endeavour to end our contribution to climate change within a generation.

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Quality Policy

Moredun Research Institute conducts world class scientific research to improve livestock health and welfare through the prevention and control of infectious diseases of livestock. One of the ways Moredun Research Institute intends to maintain and enhance this leading position is by its commitment to a Quality Management System that meets the requirements of the International Standard ISO 9001.

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Safeguarding Statement

The Moredun Group is committed to ensuring we have safe research, innovation, and knowledge transfer environments, which are free from sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, bullying, psychological abuse, and physical violence, for all individuals that are employed on, participate in, or otherwise come into contact with, the research, innovation, and knowledge transfer activities.

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Sustainability Policy

The Moredun Group recognises its role is to protect communities and the environment now and for the future. We are therefore committed to understanding and managing the environmental, economic and social impacts of our operations through the delivery of sustainable solutions.

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Terms and Conditions of Purchase

The Terms and Conditions of Purchase for each arm of the Moredun Group can be viewed and downloaded on the following page:

Terms and Conditions of Purchase

Group Travel Policy

The Moredun Group recognises staff travel has a potential significant environmental and financial impact which needs to be balanced with the benefits of Moredun Group staff developing collaboration, commercialisation and research opportunities which are key to the ongoing business.

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Use of Animals in Scientific Research Statement

The Moredun Group is committed to applying the principles of reduction, refinement and replacement of animals in research and to the thorough ethical review of all proposed work involving licenced procedure on animals.

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Whistleblowing Policy

The Moredun Group are committed to creating a safe, fair and honest working environment and will not tolerate any form of malpractice.

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Moredun Research Institute Statements

The following policies and statements apply to the Moredun Research Institute

Research Integrity Statement

Moredun Research Institute is committed to the highest standards of research practice and research integrity.

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