Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Policy
At 4Change Marketing we conduct our business fairly, ethically and with respect to fundamental human rights. We are fully committed to the prevention of all forms of slavery, forced labour or servitude, child labour and human-trafficking, both in our business and in our supply chains. We will not tolerate it.
Slavery, child labour and human trafficking are serious crimes and a violation of fundamental human rights. There are various forms of this ‘Modern Slavery’ which deprives victims of their liberty and usually involves financial exploitation.
You are required to read and comply with this policy if you work for, or on behalf of the Company in any capacity including as: an employee, director, officer, worker, consultant, volunteer, supplier or service provider.
Failure to comply with this policy may result in disciplinary action, including dismissal, or termination of the contract between you and the Company. It could also involve other legal steps being taken against you.
Preventing slavery and human-trafficking in our business
4Change Marketing makes appropriate checks on all employees, recruitment agencies and suppliers, to know who is working for, or on behalf of us.
The Company provides every employee with a written Contract of Employment. We pay every employee in accordance with the law. We comply with our legal obligations to ensure the health and safety of all of our employees and workers, including in relation to working hours, rest breaks and holidays.
If you are one of our Suppliers
If you supply the Company with goods or services, you must assess your business and supply chains and confirm to us that you comply with your legal obligations, in relation to Modern Slavery, and are committed to ensuring there is no slavery, forced labour or servitude, child labour or human trafficking taking place in your business, or any of your supply chains.
If you breach this policy or are found to have slavery or human-trafficking in your business, or knowingly in your supply chain, the Company may terminate the contract with you and pursue its legal remedies against you.
If you are an Employee or Worker providing services for us
You must immediately report any suspicions of Modern Slavery or human-trafficking in our business or supply chains to Diane Ellis, Head of People & Culture who will investigate and report on actions which may require to be taken.
You will not suffer any detrimental treatment as a result of reporting any genuine concerns, raised in good faith, under this policy. This applies, even if after investigation, they are found to be mistaken. If you believe that you have suffered any such treatment, you should immediately inform our HR Department and if you are an employee, refer to our Grievance and Anti-Harrassment and Bullying Policies.
Monitoring and Review
Our Directors have overall responsibility for the effective operation of this policy and for ensuring compliance with the relevant statutory framework.
The Directors have delegated day-to-day responsibility for operating the policy and ensuring its maintenance and review to HR. HR will continue to review the effectiveness of this policy to ensure it is achieving its stated objectives.