Persons in any category of membership shall at all times uphold the dignity and reputation of their profession, act with fairness and integrity towards everyone with whom their work is connected, and towards other members and safeguard the public interest in matters of health, safety, the environment and otherwise.
They shall, in addition, exercise their professional skill and judgement to the best of their ability and discharge their professional responsibilities with integrity. They shall encourage the vocational progress of those in their professional charge.
In joining the IET, all members agree to abide by the Rules of Conduct. Members re-affirm their commitment to the Rules through the annual renewal of their membership. Suggestions that a member’s conduct has contravened the Rules are reviewed in accordance with the Institution’s Disciplinary Regulations.
The following would constitute an allegation of improper conduct for the purpose of the IET’s disciplinary process:
- Any breach of the IET’s Bye-laws or Rules of Conduct;
- Personal status (eg bankruptcy, criminal offences unconnected with work).
Complaints about members of the IET must be submitted in written form (which includes electronically) to the Director of Governance and External Engagement. You can submit your complaint to us in the following ways: