Modern Slavery Statement

Modern Slavery Statement

This statement is made as part of Industrious Recruitment Ltd’s commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act).  It summarises how Industrious Recruitment Ltd 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 03/2022 to 03/2023.   It was approved by the board of directors on 30/01/2022.

 

Cheryl Parish and Louise Matthews

Directors

1. Our Business

Industrious Recruitment Ltd is a limited company operating in the recruitment sector. We supply temporary and permanent workers in the medical, industrial, and commercial sectors.

Industrious Recruitment Ltd is an independent business.

1.1 Who we work with

All the hirers that we work with, and all the work-seekers we provide, both permanent and temporary, are known to and identified by our staff.

The hiring companies that we work with are located in the United Kingdom.  The workers we supply live in the United Kingdom.

1.2 Other relationships

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

 

Our Policies

Industrious Recruitment Ltd has a modern slavery policy.

In addition, Industrious Recruitment Ltd has the following policies which incorporate ethical standards for our staff.

  • Anti-bribery / corruption policy
  • Whistle-blowing policy

1.3 Policy development and review

Industrious Recruitment Ltd’s policies are established by our and HR professionals, based on advice from industry best practice and legal advice.  We review our policies annually or as needed to adapt to changes.

 

2. Our Processes for Managing Risk

To assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:

  • We review the potential for risk at regular intervals, including the possibility of re-auditing a supplier or conducting spot checks.

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 of the businesses who supply us, to investigate any complaints.
  • We collaborate with our suppliers to improve standards and transparency across our supply chain.

Our staff are encouraged to bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.

 

3. Our Performance

As part of monitoring the performance of Industrious Recruitment Ltd, we track the following general key performance indicators:

  • incidents reported are acted upon in a timely manner
  • the level of modern slavery training and awareness amongst our staff

We carefully consider our indicators, to ensure that we do not put undue pressure on our suppliers that might increase the potential for risk.

 

4. Our Training

All our staff receive training and support that is appropriate to their role.  In particular:

  • Our leadership team receive detailed training in identifying and resolving concerns around modern slavery and human trafficking.
  • Our HR personnel undertake training courses that include guidance around modern slavery and human trafficking, as well as other wider human rights issues.
  • All our staff receive awareness-raising information around issues involving modern slavery and human trafficking, so that they can bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.

As part of this, our staff are encouraged to discuss any concerns that they have.

Training is refreshed regularly.