Modern slavery and human trafficking statement
WCG is 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.
We are working towards understanding all potential modern
slavery risks related to college business and to putting in place
steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human
trafficking within our own business and our supply chains.
This statement relates to actions and activities during
the financial year 1 August 2015 to 31 July 2016.
The organisation operates the following policies (currently
under review) 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:
Whistleblowing policy WCG encourages all its
workers, customers and other business partners to report any
concerns related to the direct activities, or the supply chains of,
Staff code of conduct WCG makes clear to
employees the actions and behaviour expected of them when
representing the organisation. The organisation strives to maintain
the highest standards of employee conduct and ethical behaviour
when operating abroad and managing its supply chain.
Supplier/Procurement code of conduct WCG is
committed to ensuring that its suppliers adhere to the highest
standards of ethics. Procedures ensure that suppliers demonstrate
that they provide safe working conditions where necessary, treat
workers with dignity and respect, and act ethically and within the
law in their use of labour.
Agency workers WCG uses only specified,
reputable employment agencies to source labour and always verifies
the practices of any new agency it is using before accepting
workers from that agency.
The college will undertake due diligence when considering taking
on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers.
This statement has been approved by the Corporation who will
review and update it annually.
Chair of the Corporation
Date: 13 December 2016