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Modern Slavery Policy

RecruitAbility Modern Slavery Policy

March 2019

This statement is made as part of RecruitAbility’s commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). It summarises how RecruitAbility operates, the policies and processes in place to minimise the possibility of any problems, any risks we have identified and how we monitor them, and how we train our staff.

This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act and relates to the financial year January 2019 to December 2019. It was approved by the directors on 7 March 2019.

Lucy Fowler, director, RecruitAbility

Wendy Barriball, director, RecruitAbility

1. Our Business

RecruitABility is a limited company operating in the recruitment. We provide introduction services and supply temporary workers to businesses in the Herts and Essex area.

1.1 Who we work with

All of the hirers that we work with, and all of the work-seekers we provide, are known to and identified by our staff. All of the temporary workers we supply are identified by our staff. We do not supply work-seekers to hiring companies through any intermediaries.

1.2 Other relationships

As part of our business, we also work with the following organisations:

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (www.rec-uk.com)

2. Our Policies

This is our Modern Slavery Policy which can be accessed via our website at www.recruitability.co.uk

2.1 Policy development and review

RecruitAbility’s policies are established by our directors based on advice from HR professionals, industry best practice and legal advice, and in consultation with the REC. We review our policies on a regular basis or as needed to adapt to changes.

3. Our Processes for Managing Risk

In order to assess the risk of modern slavery we use the following processes with our suppliers:

  • When engaging with suppliers we ask for evidence of their processes and policies including commitments around modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, human rights and whistle-blowing
  • We review the potential for risk at regular intervals

After due consideration we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be alert to the potential for problems.

Additionally we have taken the following steps to minimise the possibility of any problems:

  • We reserve the right to conduct spot-checks on suppliersWe ensure that our suppliers are members of appropriate industry bodies
  • Our staff are encouraged to bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.

 

4. Our Performance

RecruitAbility carries out regular performance reviews with regards to modern slavery.

5. Our Training

All our staff receive training and support around modern slavery that is appropriate to their role. As part of this, our staff are encouraged to discuss any concerns that they have. Training is refreshed regularly.