Members will observe the highest principles of ethics, equity, integrity, professional conduct and fair practice in dealing with others and will conduct their business in a manner designed to enhance the operation, image and reputation of the industry and bca members. The bca will offer guidance and support to members to help achieve these standards.
Ethical conduct is not simply compliance with legal requirements but extends to honesty, respect for and equitable treatment of others, integrity and social responsibility. It is conduct that holds up to disclosure and to public scrutiny.
Members and their staff will act towards other members and non-members, clients and others at all times in good faith. Members should actively seek to support and uphold the mission statement and values of the bca. All applicants are required to adopt this code of practice, through signature, before being accepted as a bca member. Following such signature and acceptance, all members shall continue to ensure their compliance with this code of conduct.