MODERN SLAVERY ACT TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT
This is the Modern Slavery Transparency Statement of Ralph Trustees Limited (“RTL”) for the financial year ending 29th April 2018. This statement is made pursuant to s.54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 creates offences in respect of slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking (“Modern Slavery”). RTL is committed to combatting all forms of Modern Slavery.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
RTL have existing policies and procedures which assist in combatting Modern Slavery including: checks and verification in respect of migrant workers; core values encompassing open two-way communication that encourages reports from staff of unethical conduct; and a central register of recruitment agents and supplier contracts.
RTL has also recently taken the following steps to further enhance its policies and procedures:
- A Modern Slavery Policy has been put in place
- Suppliers and recruitment agencies have been issued with a copy of the Modern Slavery Policy
In the coming months, RTL intends to take additional steps including:
- Expanding due diligence on subcontractors and suppliers
- Modern Slavery training across the wider group