Professional Standards

STEP members are expected to abide by the STEP Codes of Conduct, which set out the key ethical and professional standards a member should uphold. These professional standards provide a clear understanding of what to expect from a STEP member.

If you feel one of our members is not acting in accordance with STEP’s professional standards, you can make a complaint via the Complaints and Disciplinary Process

STEP's codes of conduct and disciplinary processes and procedures are overseen by the Professional Standards Committee and the Disciplinary Panel

Upholding Professional Standards at STEP - Learning from complaints

Codes of Professional Conduct

The Codes of Professional Conduct provide a broad set of principles for the conduct of a member’s professional activity.

Complaints: Our Disciplinary Process

The Disciplinary Process investigates any report suggesting a member may have acted in contravention of the Code of Professional Conduct.