MODERN SLAVERY and HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT 2019
Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person’s liberty by another in order to exploit them for personal or commercial gain.
We are committed to improving our practices to combat Slavery and Human Trafficking.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Our policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
PML (Programme Management) Limited and PML Group Holdings Limited is a Management Consultancy working in the Housing and Local Government sectors.
PML (Programme Management) Limited and PML Group Holdings Limited employs 6 members of staff and before confirming employment thorough “right to work in the UK” checks are carried out. This validation ensures that both UK citizens and any other nationalities have the appropriate documentation to be living within the United Kingdom and are therefore by definition will not knowingly be the subject of any illegal acts of entry to the country.
PML (Programme Management) Limited and PML Group Holdings Limited do not trade directly with any other country and where possible procures all labour and materials locally. In this context the only significant supply chain will be through the delivery of materials both for programmed works and day to day Office requirements. The equipment and materials associated with these services will be procured directly within the UK. When tendering services, either for ourselves or on behalf of a client, we will ensure that all suppliers are conscious of their obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
PML are committed to ensuring that there is no Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.
In light of the obligation to report on measures to ensure that all parts of our business and supply chain are slavery free we have reviewed our workplace policies and procedures to assess their effectiveness in identifying and tackling modern slavery issues.
Our workplace policies and procedures demonstrate our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure Slavery and Human Trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains. We review our agreements and dealings with suppliers to ensure compliance with anti slavery measures,
The Senior Management take responsibility for implementing this policy statement and its objectives and shall provide adequate resources and investment to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place within the organisation.
This policy statement will be reviewed annually and published.
Date: 16th January 2016
Signed by: Kim Newman, Managing Director of PML Group
(Original signed document held on file)