Modern Slavery Act Statement
responsible manner whilst upholding its ethical principles. The business recognises its duties under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will ensure that slavery and human trafficking does not exist within the business or its supply chain.
Wearwell (UK) Limited is a private limited company which designs and manufacturers workwear clothing for use in industrial and commercial environments.
The business sources fabric, associated trims, finished goods and services from external businesses both in the UK and overseas and these make up the supply chain within Wearwell (UK) Limited.
We have increased our level of due diligence when using new suppliers, by reviewing and improving our supplier onboarding process. As part of our due diligence processes into slavery and human trafficking the supplier approval process incorporates a view of controls undertaken by the supplier and carry out yearly audits by an accredited third party.
We will aim to:
- Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains.
- Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains.
- Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains.
- Protect whistle blowers.
All new employees are subject to pre-employment checks to establish their identity and right to work in the UK. New employees are given an Induction into the Company and its policies and procedures along with details of their statutory rights. All directly employed labour is paid the minimum wage as set by the government. Agency staff are paid in accordance with current regulations, reputable agencies are used to ensure they are treating their staff fairly and paying the minimum wage.
The Directors and Senior Management take responsibility for implementing this policy statement and its objectives. Appropriate resources, including training, shall be provided to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place within the business or its supply chain.
Wearwell (UK) Limited does not knowingly conduct business, or associate with, any party that supports or facilitates human trafficking or slavery.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and is our slavery and human trafficking statement.
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