1. Organisation’s Structure
2. Our Policies relating to Slavery & Human Trafficking
3. Our Due Diligence processes in relation to slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains
Monitoring of tier 1 and 2 supply chains for unfair practices; Policies on fair sourcing of goods and services; Employment practices such as advertising vacancies, work/life balance; Training for staff; Diversity data; Corporate Social Responsibility; Willingness to share our values.
Supplier responses are taken into consideration when short-listing and we make any concerns known to the supplier.
4. The parts of our business and supply chains where there is a risk of slavery and human trafficking taking place, and the steps it has taken to assess and manage that risk
Whilst the majority of our materials are sourced from the UK, we do obtain some items from countries such as China. In such instances, we audit the supplier’s business and obtain confirmation that they understand and adhere to our policy on slavery & human trafficking. We expect our partners to ensure their goods, materials and labour are fully compliant with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and that they are transparent, accountable & auditable.
5. Our effectiveness in ensuring that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our business.
We use the following KPI’s to measure how effective we have been to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains:
6. Training about slavery and human trafficking available to our staff.
We will be providing new training to staff involved in recruiting and sourcing/managing a supply chain so that they are able to identify risk factors, understand the implications and assist us with implementing the Anti-Slavery Policy effectively. Our staff have all been briefed on the subject.