Modern Slavery Statement
This statement is made as part of Electus Recruitment Solution’s commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). It summarises how Electus Recruitment Solutions operates, the policies and processes in place to minimise the possibility of any problems, any risks we have identified and how we monitor them, and how we train our staff.
This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act, and relates to the financial year April 2015 to March 2016 it was approved by the board of Directors on 1st April 2016
Electus Recruitment Solutions is a limited company operating in the recruitment sector. We provide introduction services in the Engineering, Technology and IT Domains. Electus Recruitment Solutions is an independent business.
- Who we work with
All of the hirers that we work with, and all of the work-seekers we provide, are known to and identified by our staff. All of the temporary workers we supply are identified by our staff. Some of these work-seekers operate through their own limited companies. We do not supply work-seekers to hiring companies through any intermediaries.
[The hiring companies that we work with are located in the UK The [work-seekers / workers]we supply live in UK
- Other relationships
As part of our business, we also work with the following organisations:
The Association of Professional Staffing Companies.
- Our Policies
Electus Recruitment Solutions has a modern slavery policy
In addition, Electus Recruitment Solutions has the following policies which incorporate ethical standards for our staff and our suppliers.
- Age Discrimination Fact Sheet
- Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy
- Computer Use and Information Technology Policy
- Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
- Environmental Policy
- Equality and Diversity Policy
- Ethics and Business Integrity Policy
- Health and Safety Policy
- Social Media Policy
- Policy development and review
Electus Recruitment Solution’s policies are established by our directors based on advice from HR professionals, industry best practice and legal advice, and in consultation with APSCO an REC. We review our on a regular basis, or as needed to adapt to changes.
- Our Processes for Managing Risk
In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:
- When engaging with suppliers, we ask for evidence of their processes and policies, including commitments around modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, human rights, and whistle-blowing.
After due consideration, we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour, or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be
Additionally, we have taken the following steps to minimise the possibility of any problems:
- We collaborate with our suppliers in order to improve standards and transparency across our supply chain.
- Only senior members of staff who have undergone appropriate training for assessing modern slavery risks in the supply chain are authorised to sign contracts and establish commercial relationships in any area where we have identified the potential for risk.
Our staff are encouraged to bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.
- Our Performance
As part of monitoring the performance of Electus Recruitment Solutions we track the following general key performance indicators:
- The level of training amongst staff
- The speed with which we investigate related complaints, and the effectiveness of any whistle-blowing procedures
Based on the potential risks we have identified, we have also established the following key performance indicators, which are regularly assessed by our board of directors:
- the percentage of suppliers who sign up to an appropriate code / provide their own modern slavery statements
- the level of modern slavery training and awareness amongst our staff
- Our Training
All of our staff receive training and support that is appropriate to their role. In particular:
All of our staff receive awareness-raising information around issues involving modern slavery and human trafficking, so that they can bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.
As part of this, our staff are encouraged to discuss any concerns that they have.
Training is refreshed regularly