Empro

Modern Slavery Policy

Statement

Empro Consultants recognises that all businesses have an obligation to prevent slavery and human trafficking and will do all in its power to prevent slavery and human trafficking within its business and within the supply chains through which it operates.

Empro Consultants is committed to eliminating modern slavery, human trafficking in supply chains and our business.

Empro Consultants is committed to ensuring that its staff and any workers it supplies (directly or indirectly) are not subject to behaviour or threats that may amount to modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, and similar human rights abuses.

Policies

‍We have appropriate policies in place that underpin our commitment to ensure that  there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. We continuously review and update all our policies.

Our Modern Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking  place in our business and supply chains. The Policy sets out our zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking. Every member of staff is expected to comply with the policy which includes raising any concerns and using the appropriate reporting channels at the earliest possible stage.

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff where relevant.

All our staff receive awareness-raising information around issues involving modern slavery and human trafficking, so that they can bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.

Any staff, workers or other parties are strongly encouraged to report any concerns or suspicions that they might have to the Director of Empro Consultants Limited Reports surrounding these issues are taken extremely seriously by our Board of Directors, who are committed to ensuring that all investigations shall be prompt and effective. If our investigations reveal any issues, we are committed to taking  appropriate action, including but not limited to:

– Working with the appropriate organisations to improve standards.

– Removing that organisation from our preferred supplier list.

– Passing details to appropriate law enforcement bodies.

Supply Chain

We expect our suppliers to agree and adhere to our ethical standards for conducting business. These standards require suppliers to:

− not hold any person in slavery or servitude or requiring a person to perform any form of forced or compulsory labour.

− not arrange or facilitate the trafficking of any persons.

− not purchase materials or services from companies who use involuntary labour or participate in human trafficking.

− treat and reward employees equally on the basis of the characteristics of their work and the intensity of their effort.

− provide safe, hygienic, and healthy working environments for their employees.

− provide, as a minimum, rates of pay at the national minimum wage

− act in accordance with applicable national and regional laws and regulations at all times.

Due Diligence

‍We have in place systems to identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains, mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply  chains, allowing us to assess, identify, address and monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains and protect whistleblowers. We assess the risk of slavery or human trafficking occurring in our supply chains and apply enhanced checks where higher risk areas are identified.

‍Training

All staff within Empro Consultants are expected to comply with all laws and act in accordance with local guidelines and regulations and act with integrity and honesty. To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff where relevant. 



Signed: Emma Armstrong |  Company Director  | 2nd February 2023

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