Policy last updated: 2 October 2018
Lewtay’s Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to all actions and activities undertaken by Lewtay Training.
The statement sets out Lewtay’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small and staff are expected to report their concerns and for management to act upon them.
This statement covers the business activities of Lewtay Training which are as follows:
Lewtay Training are a national provider of training providing vocational and business training to support staff development including Apprenticeships
Our supply chains consist of other professional service providers acting primarily as consultants, together with suppliers of services and equipment to our offices.
Lewtay Training considers its activities to be of low risk in respect of slavery and human trafficking, although through continual review and assessment of current and new suppliers, Lewtay will identify where there may be any potential for particularly high risks.
To ensure a good understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, Lewtay will communicate its statement widely, internally and externally, at induction, and publication on the company’s website. In any circumstances where we consider there may be a high risk, appropriate training will be developed and targeted at those personnel who may have direct exposure.
The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.
The following policies set out our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations:
Whistleblowing policy: Lewtay encourages all employees, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or its supply chains.
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The due diligence process includes for completion of a pre-qualification and supplier information form to assess their compliance and suitability. During the assessment, we make clear our expectations of business partners and evaluate the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier.
Lewtay will measure how effective it is in ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business, supply chain or employers through regular audit review.
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The Senior Management Team endorse this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.