Specialist Tiling Contractors

Modern Slavery

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Modern Slavery


Introduction: At JPR Tiling, we are committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards in all aspects of our business. This includes taking a strong stance against modern slavery and human trafficking. This policy outlines our commitment to preventing and eradicating these practices throughout our operations and supply chains.

Policy Statement: JPR Tiling condemns all forms of modern slavery, including forced labor, human trafficking, and other violations of basic human rights. We are dedicated to ensuring that our business activities and supply chains are free from these abuses. We strive to be an ethical company that promotes fair and safe working conditions for all individuals.

Policy Principles:

  1. Compliance with Applicable Laws: We will comply with all relevant laws and regulations related to modern slavery and human trafficking in all jurisdictions where we operate. This includes but is not limited to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 in the United Kingdom.
  2. Employee Awareness and Training: We are committed to raising awareness and understanding of modern slavery among our employees. We will provide training to our staff to help them identify the signs of modern slavery, understand their responsibilities, and report any concerns or suspicions.
  3. Supplier Due Diligence: We will undertake thorough due diligence processes to assess the risk of modern slavery within our supply chains. This includes evaluating our suppliers’ policies, practices, and adherence to relevant laws. We will work collaboratively with our suppliers to ensure they share our commitment to combatting modern slavery.
  4. Supplier Audits and Assessments: We will conduct periodic audits and assessments of our suppliers to verify their compliance with our modern slavery standards. This will involve reviewing working conditions, employment contracts, wages, and other relevant indicators to ensure that workers are not subject to any form of exploitation.
  5. Whistleblowing Mechanism: We will provide a confidential reporting mechanism, such as a dedicated email address or helpline, to allow employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders to report any suspicions or incidents of modern slavery. We will investigate all reports promptly and take appropriate actions to address any substantiated concerns.
  6. Continuous Improvement: We are committed to continuously improving our policies, practices, and procedures to combat modern slavery. We will regularly review and update this policy to ensure its effectiveness and alignment with evolving legal and ethical standards.
  7. Collaboration and Engagement: We will actively engage with industry organizations, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders to share best practices, collaborate on initiatives, and promote a collective effort to eradicate modern slavery.

Responsibilities: All employees of JPR Tiling are responsible for upholding this policy and supporting its implementation. Managers and supervisors have a duty to ensure their teams understand the policy and receive appropriate training. Any employee who suspects or becomes aware of modern slavery must report it immediately through the designated reporting mechanism.

Conclusion: JPR Tiling is firmly committed to preventing and combatting modern slavery and human trafficking in all its forms. By adhering to this policy, we strive to create a fair and ethical working environment within our organization and throughout our supply chains. This policy will be reviewed regularly to ensure its ongoing effectiveness in addressing the challenges posed by modern slavery.