Codes of Practice

MS Ireland operates in accordance with a number of codes applicable to our work. These codes are a combination of best practice guidelines, policies and procedures that protect the people we work with and make our work transparent and above reproach.

The Governance Code: Principles of Good Governance

MS Ireland is fully committed to the standards outlined in the Governance Code. 

We commit to:
  • Leading our organisation
  • Exercising control over our organisation
  • Being transparent and accountable
  • Working effectively
  • Behaving with integrity

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Guiding Principles for Fundraising

The Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising is a guide to best practice developed by a steering group set up in response to the Charities Act 2009.

MS Ireland is fully committed to achieving the standards contained
within the Statement of Guiding Principles for Fundraising.

The Statement exists to:

• Improve fundraising practice
• Promote high levels of accountability and transparency by organisations fundraising from the public
• Provide clarity and assurances to donors and prospective donors about the organisations they support.

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Boardmatch’s Ireland Transparency Scale

MS Ireland complies with  the standards contained in Boardmatch Ireland’s Transparency Scale. ’A’ Standard

Visit Boardmatch Ireland’s Transparency Scale website for further information 

National Financial Assistance Regulations

MS Ireland can offer financial assistance to people with MS to help cover the costs of some expenses associated with the condition. Voluntary Branches raise this money through their fundraising activities. 

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Codes of Good Practice to Protect Children

MS Ireland is fully committed to safeguarding the well-being of all the children and young people with whom we work. Our policy on child protection is in accordance with Children First, the national guidelines for the protection and welfare of children.

MS Ireland is committed to promoting the rights of the child including the participation of children and young people in matters that affect them. A set of guidelines have been introduced by MS Ireland and all staff and volunteers involved agreed to adhere to these guidelines in the work they do involving young participant.

Vunerable Adult Protection Policy

MS Ireland is dedicated to implementing and promoting measures to protect the right of all service users to be treated with dignity and respect and is committed to ensuring that the organisation provides a safe environment which is free from all forms of abuse, including discrimination, bullying, harassment or sexual harassment, neglect and mistreatment.  In achieving this aim, MS Ireland is committed to ensuring that there are policies, procedures, guidance and training for staff and service users that prevent any infringement of this right.


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