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Policies and standards

Key policy and guidance resources are listed here.

  • Whistleblowing Policy
    UKRI Whistleblowing - ‘Freedom To Speak Up’ Policy encourages and enables employees to speak out when they encounter or suspect malpractice.
  • Research integrity
    We aim to help researchers and research organisations to undertake and manage research to the highest standards and provides guidance on the reporting and investigation of unacceptable research conduct.
  • Collaboration agreements
    Collaboration agreements between UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and other organisations can ensure the UK continues to have a world-leading role in research and development.
  • Requesting information from us
    We are committed to openness, transparency good record-keeping and effective communication in our handling of requests for information.
  • Funding Assurance Programme
    The Programme provides assurance to the UKRI Accounting Officer that public funds destined for research are properly safeguarded and used for the purposes intended by Parliament.

  • Complaints Policy
    Information on our formal complaints procedure and how to register a complaint with us.
  • Transparency Data
    UKRI actively publishes financial data as part of our commitment to transparency.
  • Health and Safety Policy
    This policy has been established to consolidate these management systems and will be developed to further integrate these within a UKRI Health and Safety management system.
  • Sustainability
    UKRI is committed to ensuring that sustainability is embedded in everything we do, as outlined in our Strategic Prospectus.
  • Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking
    In line with the Modern Slavery Act 2015, UK Research and Innovation is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in all its activities and contractual suppliers.