Ethics Statement

Yorkshire Cancer Research’s mission is to help people avoid, survive and cope with cancer. The ability to build and maintain trust with donors, beneficiaries and the wider public is critical to this mission. 


As such, the Charity requires ethical standards of conduct from everyone with whom it has a relationship. This includes, but is not limited to, Trustees, advisers, employees, volunteers, Research Advisory Panel members, award holders, funding applicants, third party suppliers and contractors.


1. Ethical principles must underpin anything done for and on behalf of the Charity:


2. The Charity must not be compromised. Everyone concerned with the Charity is expected to:


3. The Charity will not become involved in any kind of arrangement:


4. The Charity will not accept involvement of any nature with:


*Control means possession (directly or indirectly) of 50% or more of the voting stock or other equity interest with the power to vote or control management decisions through the ownership of securities or by contract or otherwise.