This statement sets out Bridge Farm Group’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains.
As part of horticulture industry, the organisation recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking.
The organisation is absolutely committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities, and to ensuring as far possible that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
This statement covers the activities of Bridge Farm Group:
The following is the process by which the company assesses whether or not particular activities or countries are high risk in relation to slavery or human trafficking:
The following activities are considered to be at high risk of slavery or human trafficking:
Responsibility for the organisation’s anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:
The organisation operates the following policies that describe its approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations:
The organisation undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The organisation’s due diligence and reviews include:
The organisation has reviewed its key performance indicators (KPIs). As a result, the organisation is:
The organisation expects HR professionals, and Senior Operational Management within the organisation to complete training, either face to face or online, on modern slavery and human trafficking.
The organisation’s modern slavery practices cover;
As well as training staff, the organisation has raised awareness of modern slavery issues by publishing the Modern Slavery statement as part of the employee handbook, displaying posters across the organisation’s premises and introducing relevant material into the induction process.
The materials used to explain to staff demonstrate: