Anglian’s Modern Slavery Policy sets out its stance on modern slavery and explains how Anglian will handle such issues. It also includes guidance as to how to identify and report any suspected issues and where to find further information or guidance.
Anglian provide training to all its employees via its Learning Hub on the Modern Slavery Act, to heighten awareness and support our commitment to approaching Modern Slavery ethically and with integrity and transparency.
Anglian operate a robust recruitment and selection process. This includes ensuring that appropriate identity checks are carried out in accordance with our Prevention of Illegal Working Policy, to establish that all new employees are eligible to work in the UK.
Anglian only source agency workers from reputable UK employment agencies who comply with the Agency Worker Regulations and carry out the appropriate identity checks to establish that workers are eligible to work in the UK.
In 2015/16 Anglian introduced the National Living Wage, which is reviewed annually in accordance to the National Minimum Wages changes. All employees are paid directly into a personal bank or building society account in their name.
Anglian encourage all its employees and any other individual working for or on behalf the Company to report concerns about suspected malpractice or wrongdoing, whether related to activities within the Company or to its suppliers or sub-contractors. The Anglian Whistleblowing Policy provides guidance as to how to raise concerns. It also provides reassurance to any individual raising a concern that this will be taken seriously, investigated appropriately, that their confidentiality will be respected and that they are able to raise genuine concerns without fear of reprisals, even if they turn out to be mistaken. Further guidance and support is available from the Whistleblowing Officer and an independent confidential helpline.
This statement was approved by the Board of Directors
Lisa Walsh – Group HR Director
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