Modern Slavery Statement
This statement applies to Classic Cleaning Services Ltd (referred to in this statement as ‘the Organisation’). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 2018.
B) ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
Operating from one office located in Harlow, Essex.
Classis Cleaning Services Ltd are a contract cleaning company employing approx. 250 staff throughout the South East UK, current turnover approx. £3.5 million.
The labour supplied to the Organisation in pursuance of its operation is carried out in our clients business premises.
The Organisation considers that modern slavery encompasses:
The Organisation acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The Organisation understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.
The Organisation does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.
No labour provided to the Organisation in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Organisation strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in the United Kingdom.
E) SUPPLY CHAINS
In order to fulfil its activities, the Organisations main supply chains include those related to contract cleaning services.
F) POTENTIAL EXPOSURE
The Organisation considers its main exposure to the risk of slavery and human trafficking to exist in potential third part supplied labour.
In general, the Organisation considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be relatively limited. Nonetheless, it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it.
The Organisation carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.
The Organisation has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Organisation has taken the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place:
H) KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
The Organisation has set the following key performance indicators to measure its effectiveness in ensuring modern slavery is not taking place in the Organisation or its supply chains.
The Organisation has several policies available on request which further define its stance on modern slavery; including our recruitment and Training policies.
The Organisation provides the following training to staff to effectively implement its stance on modern slavery within our recruitment induction training.
K) SLAVERY COMPLIANCE OFFICER
The Organisation has a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Organisation obligations in this regard.
This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed for each financial year.
Date of approval 31st March 2019
Date 4th April 2019