Impartiality Policy

It is the policy of APJ to operate its business in accordance with the guidance principles of impartiality, competence, responsibility, openness, confidentiality and responsiveness. APJviews the safeguarding of impartiality as paramount in maintaining confidence in DS audit services. AIPL senior management has established and promoted an impartiality policy with associated objectives on which APJ service will be based. APJ’s management is committed for managing conflict of interest, in case there is any, and brings objectivity to the audit process.

 A relationship that threatens APJ’s impartiality can be based upon ownership, governance, personnel, shared resources, finances, contracts, marketing and payment of a sales commission or other inducement for the referral of new clients etc. APJ’s top management is committed to impartiality in its management system audit services. All Director , staff and sub-contractors are required to complete and sign the Compliance with Conflict of Interest Form.

 In order to remain impartial APJ always strives to;

 Constantly educate and make all staff members aware of all possible threats of conflict of interest that can arise during verification

Continuously monitor and identify possible threats to our impartiality and guard against such threats

Report such threats to authorities responsible for taking further actions, both internally and externally

Ensure that all management and staff are aware of the confidentiality agreement APJ has with the clients

Empower management staff to take immediate actions against any staff or client who act in a way that undermines APJ’s position on impartiality

Demand that all staff declare any relationship that they may have which can result in breaching the conduct on impartiality and or confidentiality with clients or business partners

Constantly provide APJ staff with necessary support in reporting and cooperating with authorities when reporting incident(s) which are threats to APJ’s impartiality