Modern Slavery Policy

We are Heat Recruitment of One Castlepark, Tower Hill, Bristol BS2 0JA. References to “we”, “us” and “our” are to Heat Recruitment & Heat Computing Ltd.  We have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and this statement sets out the steps our organisation

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy reflects our commitment to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Our Supply Chain:

We expect our suppliers to comply with our Anti-Slavery Policy which includes references to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“Act”) and we expect that some of our suppliers and clients to have their own policies in place (where the Act applies to them). Modern slavery is a violation of fundamental human rights and encompasses slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking. It is estimated there are over 21 million victims, including children, of forced labour globally.

The person in our organisation with overall responsibility for ensuring all necessary steps are taken to combat slavery and human trafficking is Steve Preston, Managing Director. All enquiries or comments about this statement should initially be directed to James Ackland, Operations Director compliance@heatrecruitment.co.uk

Our business structure:

Heat Recruitment are an Award-Winning Recruitment firm providing both Permanent and Interim Recruitment Solutions.  We operate within the recruitment sector in the UK and we act as an employment agency and employment business.

We provide recruitment and training services to our clients, namely introducing and supplying personnel to clients in various sectors including Engineering, Financial Services, General Insurance, Legal and Technology.  Our suppliers and contractors are predominantly UK based.

Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking:

We carry out compliance checks on all of our independent contractors before allowing them to commence an assignment with one of our clients.  All employees have a process by which they can report any suspected wrongdoing and are protected by confidentiality and fear of retaliation if made in good faith.  We provide all our employees with training on the risks posed by modern slavery and the processes and procedures designed to combat it within our organisation and within our supply chain.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Heat Recruitment Ltd slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year 2018/2019

 

Steve Preston

Managing Director