“TSI.. aims to provide quality oriented and value based services in the field of third party auditing and certifications. TSI.. carries out its certification activities in an impartial manner and exercises utmost care in managing conflict of interest and ensuring objectivity in certification process and decision making. TSI.. endeavors to maintain independence in certification activities without influence of any commercial, financial or other interests.” TSI.. provide an object and fair assessment and certification process. Impartiality is at the core of our business ethics. TSI.. has put in place procedures, practices and policies to safeguard the impartiality of its activities. We strive to deliver assessment certification services which provide the market place with confidence, while maintaining the professionalism and credibility of not only our own audit and certification processes, but those of the our partners certification Bodies as well. Each employee and associate has the responsibility to comply with our process and guidelines in regards to impartiality. In order to provide a sounding board, and to ensure sufficient weight and importance is attached to the need for objectivity in all that it does, TSI.. has appointed a formal Impartiality Committee. The Committee has been appointed by the Directors to monitor all aspects of our business activity. All members of the Committee have extensive and value adding experience in the individual sectors which they represent; thus enabling them to guarantee a wealth of knowledge, expertise and integrity to TSI.. Any instance where an employee, associate or customer feel there is a threat to impartiality, you are welcome to contact our founder director. Our Director has the authority to initiate a full investigation into your enquiry, in conjunction with the Chairman of the Impartiality Committee. Threats to Impartiality: We recognize the following as threats to our impartiality:
- Self-interest – threats that arise from a person or body acting in their own interest.
- Self-review – threats that arise from a person or body reviewing their own work.
- Familiarity – threats that arise from a person or body being too familiar with or trusting of another person or entity instead of seeking out objective audit evidence to back up conclusions.