You can find policies and information on where you can find further information in the drop-down menus below.

Responsible Investment Policy

Being a responsible investor means ensuring that the beliefs we hold as Catholics are translated into positive action through the portfolio of shares we hold.

This is about active participation through the investments we hold in key issues as they affect people and planet.

You can read our full Investment Policy Statement here.

Modern Slavery Statement and Suppliers Code of Conduct

We are pleased to share our first diocesan Modern Slavery Statement. The Statement is published jointly with Caritas Diocese of Salford, The Cathedral Centre Bookshop, and SDC Trading, the organisation that looks after our parish centres.

Modern Slavery Statement

Our Modern Slavery Statement has been approved by the Trustees and will be reviewed annually.


The Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency is responsible for the policies throughout the Catholic Church in England and Wales. Its primary role is one of co-ordination, advice and support in respect of safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk across the Church.

For more information on Safeguarding in the Diocese of Salford, please visit our website page:

Email:  safeguarding@dioceseofsalford.org.uk

Post: Safeguarding Officer, Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Data Protection

For more information on Data Protection in the Diocese of Salford please click here

For parish Data Protection templates please click here.

For the Diocese of Salford Privacy notice please click here.

For more information on data protection, please contact the Data Protection Officer on:


Post: Data Protection Officer, Cathedral Centre, 3 Ford Street, Salford, M3 6DP

Health and Safety

Health and Safety Policy

Accident and Incident Report Form

For more information on Health and Safety in the Diocese of Salford please click here 

The team can be contacted by emailing safety@dioceseofsalford.org.uk or calling 0161 817 2222.


Insurance matters for diocesan and parish buildings and activities is managed from the Cathedral Centre in collaboration with Catholic Insurance Services Limited.  For insurance please telephone 0161-817 2203.

Property claims

Please notify the Property Office immediately if you have a claim for damage to a property.  They will provide you with a claim form.  These will then be referred to our property insurer the Catholic National Mutual Limited.  In the event of an emergency, please contact:

During Office Hours telephone   01481 732789

Outside Office Hours – emergency assistance only (Vericlaim UK Ltd) – 0844 8793284

Liability claims

In the event that your parish receives a liability claim from a third party, please contact the Diocesan Administration office immediately by telephoning 0161-817 2203.

Complaints and Whistleblowing

You can find our complaints policy and whistleblowing policy below

Complaints Policy and Procedure  

Diocese of Salford Policy – Whistleblowing