- Modern slavery is a crime and a gross 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.
- 2Chamberlain Doors has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and we are committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery is not taking place anywhere in our own business or in any of our supply chain.
- This policy applies to all persons working for us or on our behalf in any capacity, including employees at all levels, directors, officers, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, interns, agents, contractors, suppliers or any other people or bodies associated with the business.
- The Directors have overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with our legal obligations and that all those under our control comply with it.
- The Managing Director has primary and day to day responsibility in relation to our supply chain for implementing this policy and monitoring its use and effectiveness, dealing with any queries about it, and auditing internal control systems and procedures to ensure they are effective in countering modern slavery.
- All persons working for the company must ensure that they read, understand and comply with this policy.
- The prevention, detection and reporting of modern slavery in any part of our business or supply chains is the responsibility of those working for us or under our control. All persons employed by us as required to avoid any activity that might lead to, or suggest, a breach of this policy.
- All employees are encouraged to raise concerns about any issue or suspicion of modern slavery in any parts of our business or supply chains of any supplier at the earliest possible stage, by reporting it in accordance with our Whistleblowing Procedure.
- This Policy will be communicated to all our employees
- Any breach of this policy will generally be treated as gross misconduct and may result in dismissal without notice.
- We may terminate our relationship with individuals and organisations working on our behalf if they do not comply with this policy
K W Diggle, Managing Director
Issued September 2019
For and on behalf of Chamberlain Doors Ltd