This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Oxford Economics Ltd has taken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain. Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Oxford Economics Ltd has a zero tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain. Our Policies We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner.
- Recruitment policy. We operate a robust recruitment policy, including conducting eligibility to work in the UK checks for all employees to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.
- Whistleblowing policy. We operate a whistleblowing policy so that all employees know that they can raise concerns about how colleagues are being treated, or practices within our business or supply chain, without fear of reprisals.
- Environment Statement. The company is aware of the responsibility of all individuals and organisations to support a move towards sustainable development and aims to comply with its responsibilities in all of its corporate functions.
Approval for this statement This statement was approved by Adrian Cooper, CEO on 27th April 2022