This statement applies to BDL Fire Protection Ltd, Unit 2 St Michaels Industrial Estate Widnes WA8 8TL (referred to in this statement as ‘the Organisation’). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 2019/20.
BDL Fire Protection Ltd are based at Unit 2 St Michaels Industrial Estate Widnes Cheshire WA8 8TL and are specialists within the Passive Fire Protection Industry. Formed in 2015. The organisation undertakes work in numerous Counties in the UK.
The organisations main activity is Passive Fire Protection, with the demand being consistently high throughout the year and is therefore not seasonal. The organisations activities include:
The labour supplied to the Organisation in pursuance of its operation is carried out wholly in the United Kingdom. Regions include but not limited to:
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.
In order to fulfil its activities, the Organisation’s main supply chains include those related to:
The Organisation considers its main exposure to the risk of slavery and human trafficking to exist in any item / material above is manufactured in a country where protection against breaches of human rights may be limited.
In general, the Organisation considers its exposure to slavery / human trafficking to be relatively low. 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:
The Group has set the following key performance indicators to measure its effectiveness in ensuring modern slavery is not taking place in the Group or its supply chains.
The Organisation has no formal policy in place at this moment, but steps are being taken to explore this when updating policies and procedures.
The Organisation has plans to include suitable training into its next annual training matrix.
The Organisation will appoint a modern slavery officer prior to the addition of suitable training taking place in its next annual training regime.
This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed for each financial year.