This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Ben Burgess Holdings Ltd and its subsidiary Ben Burgess & Co Ltd have taken and are continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within their business or supply chain.
Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Ben Burgess Holdings Ltd and its subsidiary Ben Burgess & Co Ltd are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings.
Our policies and procedures
As part of our commitment to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in its supply chains, we have the following internal procedures to ensure that it is conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner:
As part of our supplier approval process we incorporate a review of controls undertaken by that supplier to ensure there is no evidence of slavery or human trafficking. We will not support or deal with any business involved in slavery or human trafficking.
We conduct robust checks on any new employee – including eligibility to work in the UK – to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.
We are committed to complying with minimum and living wage legislation.
Approval of this statement
This statement has been approved by the Managing Director in relation to the year ended 31st January 2018
27 April 2018