Modern slavery statement

Modern slavery statement

Modern Slavery Act 2015

Modern slavery and human trafficking statement Kanditree

Introduction

Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain.

We are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2019.

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.

In light of the obligation to report on measures to ensure that all parts of our business and supply chain are slavery free and we have reviewed our workplace policies and procedures to assess their effectiveness in identifying and tackling modern slavery issues.

Our Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy demonstrate our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Supplier adherence to our values

We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our employment and contractors comply with our values we have in place a supply chain compliance programme.

We have a dedicated compliance team, which consists of a representative from the following departments:

Human resources

The HR team is led by Ashley Ward.

Training

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we intend to provide training to our staff. We also require our business partners to provide training to their staff and suppliers and providers.

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