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Modern Slavery 1.3
Dalbergia Consulting Ltd
Compliance with Modern Slavery Act 2015
Confirmation that you comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015
This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Dalbergia and its associated companies has taken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain.
Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Dalbergia has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain.
Our business is a small professional services firm employing direct staff in the UK. Our supply chain is typically limited to the use of similar organisations and as such we regard our activities as low risk.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner and are fully required to comply with the ethical standards laid down by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
- Recruitment policy. We operate a robust recruitment policy, including conducting eligibility to work in the UK
checks for all employees to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their
- Whistleblowing policy. We operate a whistleblowing policy so that all employees know that they can raise
concerns about how colleagues are being treated, or practices within our business or supply chain, without fear of reprisals.
We conduct due diligence on all suppliers before allowing them to become a preferred supplier. This due diligence includes an online search to ensure that organisation has never been convicted of offenses relating to modern slavery.
In addition to the above, as part of our contract with suppliers, we require that they confirm to us that:
- They have taken steps to eradicate modern slavery within their business
- They pay their employees at least the national minimum wage / national living wage (as appropriate)