Professionalism, ethics and conduct

CIMA is committed to upholding the highest ethical and professional standards, and to maintaining public confidence in management accounting. CIMA members and students are required to comply with the CIMA Code of Ethics and to adopt the fundamental principles to their working lives.

Find out how being a CIMA professional makes you stand out from the crowd.

Your professionalism

Find out more about professionalism and employability, or access the Members' Handbook


Access the Code, ethics helplines, and browse our resources including anti-bribery guidance, e-tools and webcasts


Read more about professional conduct, and find out about the complaints process

Professionalism and ethics - why does it matter?

This video message asks what we learnt from the 2008 financial crisis, and what happened in the years since. Have you considered your role and responsibilities as a professionally qualified management accountant?