Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
IntroductionSlavery and human trafficking remains a hidden blight on our global society. We all have a responsibility to be alert to the risks in our business and in our supply chain. Our employees are alert to the risks and are expected to report any concerns to senior management, who in turn will act upon them.
Company structureCircuit Supply Limited is an independent electrical distributor, based in Waterlooville. Power Discount llp is also based in Waterlooville. Company turnover is in excess of £5.2 million.
Our businessThe main activity of our business is the wholesale of electrical products to electrical contractors, users and OEM’s.
Our Supply ChainOur supply chains include the sourcing of electrical products from predominately UK based suppliers and manufacturers.
Our policy on slavery and human traffickingWe are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human tra cking in our business or within our supply chains. Our Anti-slavery policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in our business relationships. This is done by implementing and enforcing systems and controls ensuring slavery and human tra cking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
Due diligence processes for slavery and human traffickingAs part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we do the following:
- * Have a policy of “knowing our customer” ensuring we are dealing with appropriate businesses
- * Build long standing relationships with our suppliers, ensuring they are aware of our expectations
Supplier adherence to our ethics and valuesWe have zero tolerance with regards to slavery and human trafficking. It is expectation that our customers and suppliers comply with these values.
TrainingWe provide briefings to our staff to ensure they have a good level of understanding with regards to the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking within our business and our supply chain.
Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking
We use the following key performance indicators to measure how effective we have been in order to ensure that modern slavery and human trafficking is not taking place within our business and within our supply chains:
- * Use of staff monitoring
- * Completion of an audit by the Branch Manager
- * Personal contact with our supply chain ensuring they understand our expectations
The above statement is made in accordance with section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
David Brown. (Director)
Reviewed and updated 1st September 2021