Modern Slavery Act

Eddison Knight Ltd - Modern Slavery Act 2015

All reputable businesses have a moral and legal obligation to assist in the eradication of the abuse of any individual and the protection of vulnerable people. We encourage any client or member of staff to report any concerns and we pledge that management will take all reasonable steps to act upon such information. All matters relating to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act) within our business are the responsibility of Rahul Patel, Director

We are a recruitment and employment business based in London and Bedfordshire and we provide the recruitment services of both permanent and temporary staff in the following disciplines; Executive Search & Select, Education and Technology.

We are active members of a UK network of professional recruiters (TEAM – The Employment Agency Movement [www.jobsatteam.com]) who amongst other matters also provides training and compliance services. Apart from assisting their Members with guidance they offer specific courses with regard to the Act. As part of our induction process all new members of staff are briefed on the requirements of the Act.

When we engage with any new Client or Supplier we supply them with a copy of our statement and seek assurances from them that their business is aware of the Act and that it is suitably compliant.  When we engage with a job seeker we provide them with guidance as to their rights and the nature of our services and we would encourage them to report any concerns or infringements enacted by an employer.

At least annually but usually every 6 months we:

Conduct an ad hoc review of at least two of our Clients.

Conduct an ad hoc review of at least one of our Suppliers.

Conduct an ad hoc review of at least three of our supplied work force.

Conduct an ad hoc review via our payroll of supplied workers.

Raise the matter with our employees at their individual review.

This statement is made in accordance with Section 54(1) of the Act and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the current financial year.

 23 August 2017