Modern Slavery Statement

Organisation

This statement applies to No1 Healthcare Ltd (referred to in this statement as ‘the Organisation’). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year April 2019- April 2020

Due to the nature of our business we recognise that we could be at risk of exposure to modern slaver and human trafficking. We are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking. We take this responsibility seriously and take all necessary steps to ensure that we do not do business with any supply chains that directly or indirectly benefit from slavery or human trafficking.

 

 

Organisational structure

No1 Healthcare is an independently owned Recruitment agency who supply staff of all ranges to employers in the medical field. This covers both public and private sector employers.

The company was established in January 2017 by Josh Singh.

The Company operates from its office in Edinburgh, however does supply staff across the UK. The Company employees 5 number of staff in-house but can place

 

 

Definitions

The Organisation considers that modern slavery encompasses:

  • human trafficking
  • forced work, through mental or physical threat
  • being owned or controlled by an employer through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse
  • being dehumanised, treated as a commodity or being bought or sold as property
  • being physically constrained or to have restriction placed on freedom of movement.

 

Commitment

The Organisation 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 Organisation 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.

No labour provided to the Organisation in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Organisation strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in the United Kingdom.

Steps

The Organisation carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.

The Organisation has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.

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:

  • We ensure that all new suppliers are visited on site
  • Suppliers are audited every year.
  • Right to work checks are completed for all employees of No1 Healthcare
  • Right to work checks are completed for all candidates of No1 Healthcare.
  • Membership of Stronger Together

We also have in place systems to:

  • Identify and access potential risk areas in our supply chains, to include country and business transaction risk.
  • Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains
  • Monitor risk areas in our supply chains

 

 

Key performance indicators

The Organisation has set the following key performance indicators to measure its effectiveness in ensuring modern slavery is not taking place in the Organisation or its supply chains.

  • Use of robust supplier section process.
  • Use of our payroll systems

Policies

The Organisation has the following policies which further define its stance on modern slavery:

  • Recruitment Policy
  • Equality and Diversity Policy
  • Whistleblowing Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy

Slavery Compliance Officer

The Organisation has a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Organisation’s obligations.

This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2010 and will be reviewed for each financial year.

The Company has elected Gabby Kaur as their compliance officer.

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