Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking – Statement
At Golden Tree Gallery we are committed to improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking. This statement sets out the steps are taking to ensure modern slavery is not taking place in our business and is made pursuant to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
This statement is as guidance meant to become a rule in our our commercial activities and lays in Company’s Conduit and Ethic Code of Practice that promote the understanding, appreciation and awareness in the matter.
The Golden Tree Gallery will not knowingly support or do business with any person or organisation involved in slavery and/or human trafficking and is committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships.
These are the preventative steps that we are taking and have taken to date:
We are preparing and intend to formally adopt, policy on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking;
Policies and procedures will be in place to minimise any risk of slavery and trafficking in our supply chains by providing due diligence checks on our new contracts and suppliers.
- More specifically:
– An improved procurement process which asks suppliers specific questions on modern slavery.
– An updated Whistle-blowing Policy that encourages staff to report concerns about modern slavery and child or forced labour.
– An updated recruitment process that includes due diligence checks and information for new staff.
– Awareness training for staff to highlight the Golden Tree Gallery‘s new and updated policies and to ensure that staff remain vigilant and report any concerns.
- These will include:
– Obtaining where appropriate contractual warranties that slavery is not taking place in the business or in any element of its and that all necessary policies and procedures have been put in place to prevent such practices;
– Ensuring a right to request compliance related documentation and to carry out an audit if so required at our discretion;
– Ensuring our contracts contain the ability to terminate the arrangement with our suppliers should they breach the Act or not comply to our satisfaction.
We will decline to enter a new or renewable contract with a supplier (where we can), where we are not satisfied sufficient commitments and protections are in place.
We will reassess our employment practices and procedures to ensure compliance with the Act
We will appoint an anti-slavery and human trafficking officer to monitor risk and carry out a yearly audit of compliance, suggesting recommendations as and when required.
Golden Tree Gallery Management