This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Robert Higgins City Construction Limited’s anti-slavery and human trafficking statement.
Our procurement and employment practices ensure that we are a supportive and ethical employer. We aim to provide a high level of professional service, which in turn helps to build and maintain our business and relationships. In addition, Robert Higgins City Construction Limited expects a high level of conduct from those companies with which we do business.
The statement sets down the Company’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our business and supply chains. Robert Higgins City Construction Limited sets out employee rights and responsibilities in our Contracts of Employment Policy and related employment documentation. We all have a duty to alert to risks, however small. Staff members are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.
Organisational Structure & Supply Chains
This statement covers the business activities of Robert Higgins City Construction Limited.
A provider of professional building services across the public and private sector.
The Company operates in the United Kingdom.
As part of our Management Framework, Robert Higgins City Construction Limited operates a range of policies and procedures.
Responsibility for the Company’s anti-slavery initiative is the Managing Director.
To ensure a good understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, the Company communicates the policy and highlights how to recognise the risks of slavery and human trafficking, which is also included at induction and via toolbox talks.
The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.
Due Diligence Processes For Slavery & Human Trafficking
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers.
The Company’s due diligence process includes building long-standing relationships with Trafficking suppliers and making clear our expectations of business partners and evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier and invoking sanctions against suppliers that fail to improve their performance in line with an action plan provided by us, including the termination of the business relationship.
We will communicate this statement to all our existing and new employees to ensure a high level of understanding of Robert Higgins City Construction Limited’s position on modern slavery and human trafficking in our business.
This policy is subject to continuous monitoring and review to ensure continued improvement in our working practices.