The Modern Slavery Act was introduced in 2015 to cover slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Salmon is committed to acting with integrity in all areas of business 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. This is Salmon’s slavery and human trafficking statement for financial year 2018.
Salmon undertakes property development throughout the UK in all commercial use classes. We have undertaken over 60 projects with an end value in excess of £1bn. The business is UK-based with 10 employees and a business turnover over c. £65m. Our supply chain is predominantly UK based and is managed centrally by a team of property development specialists.
The nature of the property development industry and the fact that Salmon operate within the UK, limits the direct exposure towards forms of slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour.
However, Salmon is not complacent and expects and requires that its employees and each of its suppliers conduct business with integrity and in a lawful manner and we have several policies and procedures which demonstrate our approach to modern slavery issues:
Guiding Principles for all employees that place ‘Integrity at the heart of the business’ to ensure we always do the right thing
Speak Up Policy whereby all our employees are encouraged to report illegal, unethical or dishonest behaviour, including human rights violations like modern slavery.
Supplier, Outsourcing and Third Party Policy to ensure all suppliers go through the appropriate due diligence at selection stage, ensuring awareness and compliance with the Modern Slavery Act requirements where relevant.
Annual due diligence checks on significant suppliers to ensure ongoing awareness and compliance with Modern Slavery Act.
This statement is made in accordance with Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Salmon’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year commencing 1 January 2018 and ending 31 December 2018.
6th March 2019