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Statement Purpose to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015
Rainbow Home Care Services is committed to combatting modern slavery in all its forms and ensuring ethical practices throughout our operations. As a responsible and socially conscious organization, we hereby present our statement pursuant to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Organizational Structure and Supply Chains: Rainbow Home Care Services is a residential care activity for the elderly and disabled, social work activities without accommodation for elderly and disabled. We operate in Hertfordshire County and have a diverse network of suppliers, contractors, and business partners.
Policies and Commitments: We have implemented robust policies and procedures to prevent and address modern slavery within our organization and supply chains. These policies include, but are not limited to:
Zero Tolerance Policy: We maintain a zero-tolerance approach towards modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, and child labour.
Supplier Code of Conduct: We require all our suppliers and business partners to adhere to our Supplier Code of Conduct, which explicitly prohibits any form of slavery or human trafficking.
Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence assessments of our suppliers and business partners to ensure they meet our ethical standards. This includes assessing their policies, practices, and transparency regarding modern slavery risks.
Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
We have conducted a comprehensive risk assessment of our operations and supply chains to identify areas of potential exposure to modern slavery. Based on this assessment, we have implemented various measures to mitigate these risks, including:
Supplier Audits: We regularly conduct audits and assessments of our suppliers to ensure compliance with our ethical standards. These audits evaluate labour conditions, working hours, wages, and other relevant factors.
Training and Awareness: We provide training and awareness programs to our employees and supply chain partners to promote a clear understanding of modern slavery risks and our commitment to eradicating them.
Whistle-blower Mechanisms: We have established confidential reporting mechanisms to encourage employees and stakeholders to report any concerns related to modern slavery or unethical practices.
Performance Evaluation and Reporting:
We continuously monitor and evaluate our efforts to combat modern slavery. We are dedicated to improving our performance and transparency in this area. Our progress and initiatives are communicated through:
Annual Statements: We produce annual statements, in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act, to update our stakeholders on our actions, achievements, and challenges in addressing modern slavery.
Collaboration and Engagement: We actively engage with industry peers, governmental bodies, and NGOs to share best practices and collaborate on initiatives aimed at eradicating modern slavery.
We recognize that the fight against modern slavery requires ongoing commitment and collaboration. In the future, we intend to:
Strengthen Due Diligence: We will enhance our due diligence procedures to further scrutinize and monitor our suppliers and business partners.
Training and Education: We will continue to invest in training programs to raise awareness among our employees and supply chain partners about modern slavery risks.
Continuous Improvement: We will regularly review and update our policies and practices to align with evolving best practices and legal requirements.
Rainbow Home Care Services is fully dedicated to preventing and eliminating modern slavery in all its forms. We are committed to upholding human rights, promoting fair labour practices, and ensuring a responsible and ethical business environment.
Roxana Elena Ulmeanu
1 April 2021
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