Modern Slavery Policy

1. Introduction:

Penns Personnel is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in all its business activities and ensuring that our supply chains are free from exploitation. This policy outlines our commitment to eradicating modern slavery and our approach to achieving this goal.

2. Policy Statement:

Penns Personnel acknowledges its responsibility to adhere to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and takes a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking. We are dedicated to ensuring that modern slavery does not exist within our organization or in any part of our supply chains.

3. Our Commitments:

  • Employment Practices: Penns Personnel is committed to fair and ethical employment practices. We ensure that all our employees are provided with fair wages, reasonable working hours, and a safe working environment.

  • Supply Chain Due Diligence: We conduct due diligence on all potential suppliers to ensure they share our commitment to preventing modern slavery. This includes evaluating their policies and practices related to human rights and labor standards.

  • Training and Awareness: We provide training to our employees to increase awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking issues. This training helps them identify and report any potential violations.

  • Reporting Mechanisms: Penns Personnel encourages the reporting of any concerns related to modern slavery. Employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders are encouraged to report any suspicious activities through our established reporting mechanisms.

4. Responsibilities:

  • Senior Management: Senior management is responsible for implementing and overseeing the effectiveness of this policy. They are committed to promoting awareness and ensuring compliance with anti-slavery and human trafficking requirements.

  • Employees: All employees are expected to act in accordance with this policy and report any concerns promptly. Failure to comply with the policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

5. Due Diligence Process:

  • Supplier Assessment: Prior to engaging with new suppliers, Penns Personnel evaluates their policies and procedures to ensure they align with our commitment to combat modern slavery.

  • Monitoring and Evaluation: We regularly monitor our supply chains to identify and address any risks of modern slavery. This includes ongoing assessments and audits of key suppliers.

6. Communication:

Penns Personnel will communicate this policy to all employees, suppliers, and relevant stakeholders. We will also make it publicly available on our website.

7. Review and Updates:

This policy will be reviewed annually and updated as necessary to ensure its continued effectiveness in preventing modern slavery and human trafficking.

8. Compliance:

Failure to comply with this policy may result in disciplinary action, termination of employment or contractual relationships, and legal action as appropriate.

By implementing and adhering to this Modern Slavery Policy, Penns Personnel aims to contribute to the eradication of modern slavery and create a work environment that promotes human rights and ethical business practices.