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Corporate Policies

Guidelines for Board Operation

The Guidelines for Board Operation and Membership outline the guidelines which operate in relation to the operation, structure and composition of the Board and its Committees.

View the Guidelines for Board Operation document

Continuous Disclosure & Investor Relations Policy

The Company has established policies and procedures designed to guide compliance with ASX Listing Rule disclosure requirements, and to ensure accountability at a senior management level for that compliance.

The Continuous Disclosure & Investor Relations policy sets out vetting and authorisation processes designed to ensure any relevant information requiring disclosure to the market:

  • is made in a timely manner;
  • is factual;
  • does not omit material information; and
  • is expressed in a clear and objective manner.

Senior managers of the Company are aware of the need to advise the ASX of any information that may have a material effect on the price or value of its securities.

View the Continuous Disclosure & IR policy.

Improper Conduct Reporting Policy

We are a leading merchant and the manner in which we conduct ourselves reflects on our reputation and the way we are regarded by our customers, suppliers and the wider community.

The Company has developed worldwide policies that outline the appropriate behaviour and business conduct that is expected of all our businesses, employees and others who act for us worldwide. We want to ensure that Spicers continues to be a safe, fair and honest place to work.

A Prevention and Reporting of Improper Conduct policy has been developed and the 'Speak Up' programme assists employees and other affected parties to independently and anonymously report allegations of suspected improper conduct.

The  'Speak Up' reporting service is a 24 hour independent reporting service that gives employees in any country the opportunity to raise concerns related to improper or unlawful conduct, outside of Company management.

Transacting in Company Securities Policy

The Transacting in Company Securities policy outlines the parameters for trading in Spicers Limited 'Company securities' by directors and employees.

Managing Risk

The Risk Management policy is a statement of overall intentions and direction of the Company) related to the management of risk.


Read the Company's Diversity Policy

In accordance with the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Act, a workplace gender profile report was lodged in May 2018 for the Spicers Australia operations. 

Code of Conduct

To further strengthen the expectations of professional business behaviour, a Code of Conduct  was developed in 2012 and overarches our Company policies and values.

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