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Commodity Codes For EU Import and Export: GEA’s Commitment

In today’s global business landscape, ethical and responsible conduct is paramount. This holds true not only for individual companies but also for associations that represent multiple members. The Garage Equipment Association (GEA) UK recognizes the significance of ethical business practices and upholds stringent Codes of Conduct for its UK members.


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Mission Statement & Member Codes of Good Practice at GEA

The GEA’s mission is clear: to promote and ensure ethical conduct, accountability, and responsibility among its members. To achieve this mission, the GEA has established a Member Code of Good Practice, which serves as a guiding light for all its members in the UK.

This Member Code of Good Practice encompasses a wide range of ethical and responsible conduct principles, including:

  • Honesty and Integrity: GEA members commit to conducting their business with honesty and integrity. They adhere to the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior.
  • Transparency: Transparency is a cornerstone of ethical conduct. GEA members pledge to be transparent in their business dealings, providing accurate and comprehensive information to stakeholders.
  • Fair Trade: GEA promotes fair trade practices among its members, ensuring that they treat customers, suppliers, and partners with fairness and respect.
  • Environmental Responsibility: In an era of environmental awareness, GEA members commit to sustainable and environmentally responsible practices.


Codes of Conduct – Engineers’ Role on Customer Premises: GEA Guidelines:

Within the broader Code of Conduct, the GEA also provides specific guidelines for professionals working on customer premises, particularly engineers. This section emphasizes the importance of maintaining ethical standards while delivering services.

The GEA guidelines for engineers working on customer premises include:

  • Respect for Customer Property: Engineers must treat customer property with care and respect, ensuring no damage or unauthorized access.
  • Professionalism: Engineers are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
  • Confidentiality: Engineers must maintain the confidentiality of customer information and business processes.
  • Compliance with Laws: Engineers must adhere to all relevant laws and regulations when providing services on customer premises.

By adhering to these guidelines, GEA members ensure that ethical practices are maintained even in the field, ultimately contributing to a trustworthy and responsible business environment.

The GEA Codes of Conduct are a testament to the association’s commitment to ethical and responsible business practices. These codes, including the Member Code of Good Practice and specific guidelines for professionals like engineers, ensure that GEA members in the UK uphold the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and fairness. By embracing these principles, the GEA fosters a culture of ethical conduct that benefits both its members and the broader business community.

Mission Statement & Member Code Of Good Practice

Code Of Conduct - Engineer Working On Customer Premises

Code Of Conduct - Engineer RBT Calibration.

Code Of Conduct - Pre-Fab Inspection Pits

Disciplinary Procedure - GEA Disciplinary Procedure

Member Rules - Grievance Procedure

Terms Of Reference For GEA Meetings