against on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation or marital status; and • observe both the spirit and letter of our legal obligations.
Diversity • Foster’s values and respects the diversity of our employees and is committed to creating an inspiring and inclusive workplace where everyone is treated equally and fairly. • the Board, assisted by management, will set and communicate measurable diversity objectives for our business and regularly review the effectiveness of these objectives. • we are committed to equal employment opportunity, formalized by our merit based recruitment and selection and EEO – diversity, inclusion and Anti- harassment policies. the group’s remuneration framework is underpinned by performance and equity. Conflicts of interest Policy Foster’s has a policy in place with respect to disclosing and managing potential conflicts of interest. employees must not engage in activities, hold interests or allow themselves to be in situations that involve, could potentially involve or could be perceived as involving,a conflict between their personal interests and the interests of Foster’s, without prior disclosure and, where appropriate, approval. Employees are required to declare relevant potential conflicts prior to starting the activity or, in the caseof prospective employees, during the application and recruitment process. where a potential conflict arises, employees must immediately disclose this to their manager and to the Company Secretary. A register of disclosed interests is maintained by the Company Secretary. Political donations • Foster’s also has in place a policy prohibiting donations, whether incash or kind, to any political partyor organisation, politician or candidate for public office in any country in which it operates. Corporate sustainability
• Foster’s adopts an integrated approach to corporate sustainability. the groupis committed to continuously improving its business practices to maximise positive and minimise negative social, environmental and economic impacts. this enhances employee engagement and retention, supports corporate reputation, manages risk and • protects the Company’s social licence to operate. Conclude with a list of alternative sources of short and long term investment, giving a brief description of each. Short Term Financing Banks can be an invaluable source of short term working capital finance. 1. Overdraft Agreement: By entering into an overdraft agreement with the bank, the bank will allow the business to borrow up to a certain limit without the need for further discussion. The bank might ask for security in the form of collateral and they might charge daily interest at a variable rate on the outstanding debt. However, if the business is confident of making the repayments quickly, then an overdraft agreement is a valuable source of financing, and one that many companies resort to.
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