Stretched Light Ltd Employee/Freelancer Code of Conduct Company Policy

Stretched Light Ltd outlines our expectations regarding employees’/freelancers’ behaviour towards their colleagues, members of the public, contributors, presenters and line managers.

We promote freedom of expression and open communication. But we expect all employees/freelancers to follow our code of conduct. They should avoid offending, participating in serious disputes and disrupting our workplace. We also expect them to foster a well-organised, respectful and collaborative environment.

This policy applies to all our employees and freelancers, regardless of employment agreement or rank.

Policy elements
Company employees/freelancers are bound by their contract to follow our Employee/Feelancer Code of Conduct while performing their duties. We outline the components of our Code of Conduct below:

Compliance with law
All employees/freelancers must protect our company’s legality. They should comply with all environmental, safety and fair dealing laws. We expect employees/frelancers to be ethical and responsible when dealing with our company’s finances, products, partnerships and public image.

Respect in the workplace
All employees/freelancers should respect their colleagues. We won’t allow any kind of discriminatory behaviour, harassment, or victimisation. Employees/freelancers should conform with our Equal Opportunities Policy in all aspects of their work, from recruitment and performance evaluation to interpersonal relations.

Protection of Company Property
All employees/freelancers should treat our company’s property, whether material or intangible, with respect and care.

Should not misuse company equipment or use it frivolously.
Should respect all kinds of incorporeal property. This includes trademarks, copyright and other property (information, reports etc.) Employees/Freelancers should use them only to complete their job duties.
Employees/Freelancers should protect company facilities and other material property from damage and vandalism, whenever possible.

All employees/freelancers must show integrity and professionalism in the workplace and on location

Job duties and authority
All employees/freelancers should fulfil their job duties with integrity and respect toward customers, stakeholders and the community.

Supervisors and managers must not abuse their authority. We expect them to delegate duties to their team members taking into account their competences and workload.

Likewise, we expect team members to follow team leaders’ instructions and complete their duties with skill and in a timely manner.

We encourage mentoring throughout our company. 

Absenteeism and tardiness
Employees/Freelancers should follow their schedules.

Conflict of interest
We expect employees/freelancers to avoid any personal, financial or other interests that might hinder their capability or willingness to complete the task or production in hand.

All employees/freelancers should read and follow our company policies. If they have any questions, they should consult Simon Fielder, Director or Simon Rae, Director