Review Date: September 2017

Next Review Date: September 2018

 

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Introduction

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1st September 2017 to 1st September 2018.

The statement sets down Free2Learn commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small.  Staff are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.

 

Organisational structure and supply chains

This statement covers the business activities of Free2Learn which are as follows:

Training provider. The Company currently operates in the following countries:

  • UK

 

High Risk Activities

Responsibility for the Company’s anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:

  • Policies: HR Manager is responsible for creating and reviewing policies. The process by which policies are developed is looking at best practice and adapting to the needs of the Company
  • Risk assessments: H&S Manager is responsible for risk assessments in respect of human rights.
  • Due diligence: HR is responsible for due diligence in relation to known or suspected instances of modern slavery and human trafficking.

 

Training

To ensure a good understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, the Company requires all staff training activity (online course).

 

Policies

The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.

The following policies set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations [insert links to the relevant Company policy]:

  • Whistleblowing policy – the Company encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or its supply chains.
  • Employee Code of Conduct – The Code of Conduct sets down the actions and behaviour expected of employees when representing the Company.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy – The Company’s CSR policy summarises [how we manage our environmental impacts and] how we work responsibly with suppliers and local communities.
  • Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking

The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes building long-standing relationships with suppliers and making clear our expectations of business partners

 

Performance indicators

The Company uses the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we are in ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains including  requiring all staff to have completed training on modern slavery. This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The Management team endorses this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement has been approved and authorised by:

 

Signed: Gabriella Gherscovic

Position: Director