MODERN SLAVERY ACT
Care Providers Ltd acknowledges internationally proclaimed human rights and is committed to combat slavery and human trafficking. We are a major healthcare recruitment company providing temporary staffing solutions to both NHS and private organisations throughout the United Kingdom and Internationally.
OUR EMPLOYEES & SUPPLY CHAINS
We currently have between 250-300 internal employees and over 10,000 temporary workers. Within our Healthcare services we also operate a supply chain of 60 subcontractors on our preferred agency suppliers list.
POLICIES ON SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING
As an organisation, we are committed to ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in any part of our business or supply chains. We show our commitment through our internal policies outlined below:
Working time, rest breaks and night working policy
Annual leave and holiday pay policies and procedures
Staff welfare policy
Recruitment of temporary worker policy
COMPANY DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING: EMPLOYEES
Internal audits are conducted against our policies and procedures. Any non-conformance's are logged and resolved within a specific time-frame and highlighted to the Directors.
In the last financial year there were no non-conformities logged.
All policies have been reviewed and are in line with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING: SUPPLIERS
We ensure all service level agreements signed by our suppliers comply with our policies and procedures on slavery and human trafficking. We ensure that the correct information is provided around this area. Our internal audit managers conduct annual audits on our suppliers.
Risk assessments are carried out for any new processes and logged on a risk register. The risk register is reviewed and maintained by Care Providers Executive team.
Measurement of effectiveness
Care Providers is committed to continuous improvement of its commitment to the Modern Slavery Act and on annual review will look to make improvements to its processes. The HR team are responsible for recording and measuring its effectiveness and its requirements for improvement year on year.
Training for staff
Care Provider's employees are required to comply with all aspects of the law and our internal employee handbook and its policies and procedures.
It out-lines what employees need to do should a specific case of modern slavery be identified and who contact should any signs be identified.
THIS STATEMENT IS MADE PURSUANT OF THE TRANSPARENCY PROVISION OF THE MODERN SLAVERY ACT 2015 (SECTION 54 (1) AND CONSTITUTES CARE PROVIDERS LTD’S SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDING 31ST MARCH 2020
This document has been approved and signed by Hugh-Woods Ballard, chairman, board of directors 23/04/2019