Document Reference: KB/ModSlav, Version 4 January 2023
This Danesmoor Holdings Ltd. Policy is approved by the Board; it represents the Danesmoor Holdings Ltd. Board’s direction to the business on this topic. Compliance with this policy is mandatory through aligning Danesmoor Holdings Ltd. group companies’ processes and people behaviours to the commitments below.
This Danesmoor Group Ltd. policy statement covers all entities in the Group required to report under the Modern Slavery Act 2015; that is, PWS Distributors Ltd., Danesmoor Ltd. and Life-Kitchens for Living Ltd. The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 2022/2023.
This policy applies to all persons working for us at any of our sites within the UK including County Durham, North Yorkshire and London, or on our behalf in any capacity, including employees at all levels, directors, officers, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, agents, contractors and suppliers. Danesmoor Group Ltd. strictly prohibits the use of modern slavery and human trafficking in our operations and supply chain. We have and will continue to be committed to implementing systems and controls aimed at ensuring that modern slavery is not taking place anywhere within our organisation or in any of our supply chains.
The Group considers that modern slavery encompasses:
The Group acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The organisation understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally its supply chains.
The Group does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour and expect that our suppliers will hold their own suppliers to the same high standards.
No labour provided to the Group in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Group strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in the United Kingdom
In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Organisation has taken the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place:
This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed for each financial year.