Modern Slavery Policy

United Oilseeds Producers Ltd

Modern Slavery Policy

Notes on using this policy

Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 applies to all commercial organisation which carry on business or part of a business in the UK and have a turnover of £36 million or more per annum.

Introduction

This policy ensures that United Oilseeds Producers Ltd and all its subsidiaries, comply with section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the responsibilities for employers and employees.

United Oilseeds Producers Ltd is committed to ensuring that all of its business operations are free from involvement with slavery or human trafficking.

Annual statement

United Oilseeds Producers Ltd will publish an annual slavery and human trafficking statement.  A link to this statement will be on the homepage of the company website and will be signed and approved by the Board of Directors.

The board is responsible for ensuring that this statement is published and reviewed on an annual basis.

The statement will explain the steps that United Oilseeds Producers Ltd has taken, to ensure that slavery and trafficking are not taking place in any part of its own business or any of its supply chains.

Content of the statement

The following will be included in the statement

  1. The structure of our organisation, business operations of the organisation and the supply chains
  2. Our policies in relation to slavery and human trafficking
  3. The due diligence processes that we carry out to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our business and supply chains
  4. Identification of any parts of our business and supply chains where there is a risk of slavery or human trafficking taking place, and the steps that we have taken to assess and manage the risk
  5. A statement that training about slavery and human trafficking is available to all employees

Additional action points

 

In addition to producing the annual statement, United Oilseeds Producers Ltd is committed to:

  • Ensuring that any concerns about slavery or human trafficking can be raised through our whistle blowing procedure
  • Carry out regular audits to ensure all employees are paid at least the National Minimum Wage and have the right to work in the UK
  • Ensue that all commercial agreements include an obligation on our suppliers to operate in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and to ensure that any of their suppliers and sub-contractors also operate in accordance with the act.
  • Identifying and addressing any areas of high risk in our supply chain
  • Provide training for all employees involved in the supply chain on issues relating to slavery and human trafficking

 

 

 

 

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