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Organisational structure, business and supply chains
Our supply chain comprises of contractors and manufacturers &
To ensure greater understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, a Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking awareness training module (provided by Citation Ltd.) is made available to staff and our supply chain.
Wagstaff is an Equal Opportunities employer. Our HR consultants, Citation Ltd., are engaged under contract to provide and externally monitor our recruitment and employment procedures and practices.?Wagstaff is committed to preventing modern slavery or human trafficking and protecting workers from abuse and exploitation within our business or our supply chains. Employees, suppliers and contractors are required to comply with our ethical policies:
Whistleblowing Policy - We encourage all our workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or its supply chains.
Company Code of Conduct - sets down the actions and behaviour expected of employees and others when representing Wagstaff.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy - our policy and the Company’s CSR reports summarise how we work responsibly with suppliers and engage with local and wider communities.
Due Diligence Processes
Wagstaff carries out due diligence on it’s supply chain to promote transparency and accountability. Suppliers and contractors are required to complete a questionnaire and review process making clear our expectations.
We assess the modern slavery and human trafficking risks associated with products, sources and suppliers, identifying any required changes in the sourcing and category of materials used in the production process.
Forestry Stewardship Council accreditation serves to ensure the elimination of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking throughout the timber product supply chain. Each year, steps taken to ensure Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking is not occurring within our own business and supply chain include Wagstaff’s:
Supply chain vetting questionnaire
Health & Safety Policy
Ethical Trade Procurement policy
Right to Work in UK Employment verification
Equal Opportunity & Diversity Policy
FSC Chain of Custody Accreditation
FISP Accreditation & audit
Site inspections and supply chain review meetings
External monitoring of HR practices
Wagstaff will robustly apply sanctions to any employee, supplier, or contractor in our supply chain who, following investigation, is found non-compliant regarding modern slavery, human trafficking or other human rights violations. This will include termination of employment, removal of supplier from approved supplier list, cancellation of existing and future orders, contracts or agreements.
Both suspected and actual violations will be reported to the Police or other regulatory or legally authorised bodies. Full co-operation in the provision of evidence or investigation will be given.
Our Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be reviewed and published annually. The Board of Directors endorses this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.