This statement is made in accordance with Section 54, Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. This statement sets out the organisation’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1st November 2021 to 31st October 2022.
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Applies to TMI Foods Limited and its subsidiaries.
The organisation continues to operate the policies that describe its approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations. These include Whistleblowing Policy and the Equality Policy.
Identifying risk and preventing modern slavery in our own operations
The organisation takes a number of steps to mitigate the risk of modern slavery occurring in our own operations:
- Employees Right to Work Checks – these are completed for all employees working for the organisation in accordance with current legislation and guidance issued by the Home Office and we will only employ individuals who have provided documentary evidence that they legally have the right to work in the UK.
- Training – The organisation continues to provide promote awareness of modern slavery on a regular basis to all employees with information in the employee newsletter and posters displayed on notice boards. All employees in the Personnel department, senior managers, managers and supervisors are required to complete mandatory online Modern Slavery Training on a bi-annual basis to reinforce the following:
- how to identify the signs of slavery and human trafficking;
- what initial steps should be taken if slavery or human trafficking is suspected;
- how to escalate potential slavery or human trafficking issues to the relevant parties within the organisation;
- what external help is available, for example through the Modern Slavery & Exploitation
Helpline and Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority
This statement was approved on 4th November 2022 by the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer, who reviews and updates it annually.
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