Modern Slavery Act 2015: slavery and human trafficking statement
The Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) is a dispute resolution service headquartered in London.
The BBRS was incorporated on 10 July 2019, company number 12096333.
BBRS is a company limited by guarantee, with no share capital and no shareholders.
We are fully committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking from occurring within our organisation and supply chain, as per Modern Slavery act 2015.
We consider the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking occurring in our organisation to be low due to the character of services we provide. However, we take full responsibility for being able to identify and address any issues which may arise in course of business.
Our procurement policy sets out the standards we follow in ensuring our suppliers do not engage in modern slavery or human trafficking behaviours. We review our suppliers’ Modern Slavery Act statements, and where unavailable, contact them directly in order to establish their approach to modern slavery and human trafficking.
BBRS is committed to provide friendly environment for their employees. This is set out in a number of internal policies, which explain in detail BBRS’s approach to such topics as diversity and inclusiveness, whistleblowing and anti-bribery and others.
[insert any information on internal policies or things BBRS does for their employees to show their commitment to fair treatment, etc. – such as London Living Wage, whistleblowing policy, diversity and inclusiveness]
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.
We are committed to act ethically in all our business relationships and to implement and enforce effective controls to ensure human trafficking does not take place at any of our suppliers. Please refer to our Anti-slavery Policy for more details.
Our supply chain includes: [list all suppliers].
We review our suppliers’ Modern Slavery Act statements on a regular basis. In case these statements are not available, we contact our suppliers directly to ensure their compliance.
Training and ongoing commitment
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, BBRS provides training to their staff.
BBRS will continue to take responsibility to comply with the requirements set out by the Act and will ensure relevant checks with regards to their suppliers are conducted during audit process.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending [DATE]. It was approved by the board on [DATE].
Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking
We use the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we have been to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains:
[list any measures available, such as vetting procedures, supplier screening, tier of supplier, subcontractor inspections, whistleblowing, training, remedial action – provide percentage or number of actions performed]
Following a review of the effectiveness of the steps we have taken [this year] to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains we intend to take the following further steps to combat slavery and human trafficking: [OUTLINE FURTHER STEPS OR MEASURES TO BE TAKEN TO COMBAT SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING].]
This statement has been prepared in accordance with section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending [DATE].
It was approved by the board on [DATE].
[Name and signature of Director/Member]
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