This Code of Conduct and Best Practice creates a clear framework of values and principles that support and underpin the meaning of bca membership. Adherence by all bca members to the Code actively demonstrates commitment to professional and ethical conduct.
General Principles 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 serviced office and managed space 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.
By signing and returning this application you agree to adhere to the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Principles listed opposite. Failure to comply with these Principles shall constitute a breach of this Code of Conduct and Best Practice which shall, in turn, entitle the bca to suspend and, where it deems fit, terminate your membership.
bca Mission Statement bca is the industry resource for its members providing a range of member benefits, together with information and education as well as creating public awareness of the sector.Membership of the Business Centre Association (bca) represents support for high standards in the Business Centre and Managed Workspace industry and reporting protection for the industry's Clients through the bca Member Client complaints procedure.
All business centre, managed workspace and trade supplier applicants are required to adopt this code of practice, through signature, before being accepted as a bca member.
Members shall require their directors, employees, representatives and nominees to comply with this code.Principles Business Centres and Managed Workspace bca Members will, at all times:
Waiver bca shall not have any liability whatsoever to members of the Association and/or to any clients dealing with members as a result, whether directly or indirectly, of requiring members to comply with this Code of Conduct and Best Practices. It is the responsibility of all members of the bca to ensure that they maintain at all times adequate insurance and other protection against any claims which may be made against them.