Code of Conduct.

The code adopted by Tremark Associates is sponsored by the Governing Council of the Association of British Investigators (ABI) and comprises of ten principles.


Principle 1- Responsibility and Accountability
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are personally responsible and accountable for their actions or omissions, as are their agents and other persons paid to assist an investigation. It must be ensured that the latter adhere to this Code of Ethics and Professional Standards (or that of the Association of British Investigators).

Principle 2 – Honesty and Integrity
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to act with honesty, integrity and must not compromise their position, that of this Company, The Association of British Investigators, or any of their clients.

Principle 3 – Caution and Thoroughness
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to verify the credentials of clients to ensure that they have lawful and moral reasons to request an investigation.

Principle 4 – Conflict of Interest
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates having a personal or conflicting interest in any matter in which they are involved shall disclose that interest, if it is in conflict with the interests of their clients.

Principle 5 – Acting within the Law
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to obey the law and refrain from carrying out any act that they know, or ought to know, is unlawful, or contrary to company policy.

Principle 6 – Authority, Respect and Courtesy
No employee or agent of Tremark Associates is to abuse their position and must respect the rights of all individuals.
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to act with self control and tolerance, treating everyone with whom they come into contact, during the course of their activities, with respect, fairness and courtesy.

Principle 7 – Equality
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to act with fairness and impartiality. They will not discriminate unlawfully on the grounds of sex, race, colour, language, religion or belief, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, disability, age, sexual orientation, property, birth or other status.

Principle 8 – Confidentiality
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to treat information with which they are entrusted during the course of business with respect and access or disclose it only for the purposes for which it is intended; attending to all instructions within the principles of the prevailing privacy legislation and in particular if controlling personal data to be so notified with the Information Commissioner.

Principle 9 – General Conduct
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are to act in a professional manner.
They must not behave in a manner which brings, or is likely to bring, discredit upon The Company, the Association or any of their clients, or act in a way that undermines or is likely to undermine confidence in this Company, The Association of British Investigators, or any of Tremark Associates clients.

Principle 10 – Challenging and Reporting Improper Conduct
All employees and agents of Tremark Associates are expected to challenge and when appropriate take action or report breaches of this code and the improper conduct of colleagues.

By adopting these principles and embedding them into our business, Tremark Associates strives to conduct their business to standards which are legal, fair, and professional.

This flows from our determination to:

  • Be fair
  • Be transparent
  • Be accountable
  • Be honest
  • Be cautious
  • Be thorough
  • Be law abiding
  • Be mindful of the confidentiality of that with which we are entrusted
  • Protect and enhance the reputation of Tremark Associates Limited and its clients