This statement sets out Safetell Limited’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 the Physical Security sector, 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 that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
Human Trafficking: the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation.
Forced Labour: all work or service, not voluntarily performed, that is obtained from an individual under the threat of force or penalty.
Harmful Child Labour: consists of the employment of children that is economically exploitative, or is likely to be hazardous to, or interfere with, the child’s education, or to be harmful to the child’s health, or physical, mental, spiritual, moral, or social development.
This statement covers the activities of Safetell Limited:
The Company is principally engaged in the design, manufacture and supply of products and services for the security of assets and personnel. The Company comprises of two divisions:
Customers range from leading blue-chip organisations to single sites, including banks and building societies, post offices, police forces, railway companies, local authorities and Government departments, petrol outlets, hospitals, convenience stores, retailers and supermarket chains. The market varies across the product range.
Safetell’s supply chain is primarily from within the United Kingdom with a few suppliers from Europe.
Safetell only operates in the United Kingdom but supplies products to end users in various countries.
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:
Safetell do not consider any of the organisations activities within the United Kingdom 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) in light of the introduction of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. As a result, the organisation will:
All staff are made aware of this policy as part of their onboarding with the company. This policy also forms part of the employee handbook and additional policies which are updated and issued regularly to all employees.
As well as training relevant staff, the organisation has raised awareness of modern slavery issues by circulating this policy statement by email and including awarenessin the new employee Induction programme.
The communication explains to staff: