Codes of conduct

The BCS has:

The BCS is affiliated to The Engineering Council

These are summarised here

The BCS Code of Practice

Responsibilities of Information Systems Practitioners Information Systems

The BCS Code of Conduct (summary)

The Public Interest

Duty to Employers and Clients

Duty to the Profession

Professional Competence and Integrity

The Engineering Council (summary)

Code and Rules of Conduct

Private practice:


What is the purpose of these professional codes?

If the codes cannot be enforced, are they of any more practical use than a handbrake in a canoe?

What prevents them being enforced within computing?

Can you foresee any problems with the BCS approach to the Code(s) of Practice?


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