MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING POLICY STATEMENT
Peachy Crowd Ltd are committed to ensuring that its staff and any workers it supplies (directly or indirectly) are not subject to behaviour or threats that may amount to modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, and or similar human rights abuses.
We are also committed to ensuring our approach to tackling modern slavery in our own business and throughout our supply chains is consistent with our disclosure obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We all have a responsibly to be alert to the risks, however small, in our business and in the wider supply chain.
This statement sets out Peachy Crowd’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to the business and to ensure steps are maintained to prevent both slavery and human trafficking.
MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT
Modern Slavery Statement for Financial Year 2018/19
This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Peachy Crowd has taken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain.
Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Peachy Crowd Ltd has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain.
Peachy Crowd Ltd provides recruitment and IT consultancy services predominantly with the commercial and financial services sectors. Peachy Crowd Ltd delivers permanent staffing solutions to organisations within the UK.
OUR ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
The company has two Directors and a total of 4 employees.
OUR HIGH RISK AREAS
Although part of our business operates within the recruitment sector which is not a high risk, we remain committed to ensuring that our policies and procedures are strong and that any potential risk is managed and eradicated.
Peachy Crowd Ltd have taken steps to implement an internal modern slavery policy which applies to our employees, clients and suppliers.
OUR SUPPLY CHAIN
Our supply chains include facilities, business support and IT infrastructure.
Peachy Crowd Ltd operates a supplier policy and maintains a preferred subcontractor/supplier list. To ensure all those in our supply chain and subcontractors comply with our values we conduct due diligence on all subcontractors and suppliers before allowing them to become a preferred supplier.
Our anti-slavery policy forms part of our contract with all subcontractors/suppliers and they are required to confirm that no part of their business operations contradicts this policy.
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. Our Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy reflects our commitment to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
We expect our suppliers to comply with our Anti-Slavery Policy which includes references to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“Act”) and we expect that some of our suppliers and clients to have their own policies in place (where the Act applies to them).
We operate many internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include:
Equal Opportunities Policy: We are fully committed to ensuring that equal opportunities policies are implemented and maintained. All terms and conditions of service apply on a fair and consistent basis to every member of staff.
Recruitment Policy. We operate a robust recruitment policy, including conducting checks on work eligibility for all employees to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.
Code of Conduct. This code explains the way we behave as an organisation and how we expect our employees and suppliers to act.
DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS FOR SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
We carry out compliance checks on all of candidates prior to an introduction with one of our clients.
All employees have a process by which they can report any suspected wrongdoing and are protected by confidentiality and fear of retaliation if made in good faith.
OUR PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
We will know the effectiveness of the steps that we are taking to ensure that slavery and/or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain if:
No reports are received from employees, the public, or law enforcement agencies to indicate that modern slavery practices have been identified.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Peachy Crowd’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 20th June 2019.