The University of Portsmouth is committed to ensuring that all business carried out by the University and its subsidiary companies is conducted with integrity, transparency and fairness, and in compliance with all relevant rules, regulations and legislation.

We are committed to preventing the facilitation of any form of tax evasion and will not work with any individual or organisation that is not committed to preventing the facilitation of tax evasion, in compliance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017.

The University regularly reviews its risks and associated processes and procedures to ensure that all steps are taken to prevent facilitation of tax evasion.

The University maintains a register of possible risks of the facilitation of tax evasion by its staff and associates, as well as listing controls to mitigate those risks, and any actions required to improve those controls. This register is regularly reviewed and updated as and when required in relation to the nature of the specific risks.

The University reviews its policies and guidance in relation to the Criminal Finance Act on a regular/ periodic basis alongside similar policies.