THE AIM OF THIS POLICY AND THE TRAINING OF EMPLOYEES IS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THIS ISSUE AND CREATE A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF HOW THIS RELATES TO THE WORKPLACE.
Peppermint Clinic is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in any of its corporate activities and recognises its’ responsibility to understand all potential risks relating to the business and to put steps in place to ensure there is no slavery or human trafficking within its supply chain.
The Company understands there are many forms of slavery including forced labour, debt bondage and human trafficking. The aim of this policy and the training of employees is to raise awareness of this issue and create a better understanding of how this relates to the workplace.
Peppermint Clinic is an independent and private aesthetics and Medical clinic. Offering various treatments to self-pay clients and private health insurance patients. We believe our clientele's safety is our priority whilst maintaining care, respect and dignity at all times.
Peppermint Clinic is a registered hospital therefore the majority of its staff are medically trained with a professional registration with their governing bodies: NMC/GDC/GMC/HPC.
All our staff are highly trained within their field of expertise and are covered by their professional indemnity insurance to carry out the treatments on offer.
The policy sets out the Company’s position on forms of modern slavery and human trafficking, steps that should be taken if slavery is suspected in any aspect of the supply chain and how the Company will raise awareness of the issue.
The policy includes -
Responsibilities and reporting procedure
It is the duty of all employees to take whatever reasonable steps are necessary to ensure compliance with our Policy and to prevent, detect and report any instances of suspected slavery or human trafficking. This duty does not only fall on the directors of the Company but equally to all employees and associated persons.
It is encouraged that any suspicions or concerns are reported promptly to ensure investigations may proceed without undue delay and any action can be taken efficiently.
The Company will support anyone who raises genuine concerns in good faith, it is also committed to ensuring nobody suffers any detrimental treatment as a result of reporting in good faith a suspicion that an actual or potential instance of slavery or human trafficking has taken place or may take place in the future.
Other relevant Policies include -
The Company requires all managers and all HR personnel within the company to complete training on modern slavery and human trafficking.
The Company’s modern slavery training includes:
The Company is committed to ensuring all employees have a high level of awareness of the risks and issues surrounding the Policy.
In addition to training key members of staff, the Company will raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking issues by communicating with staff across all dealerships.
These communications will explain to staff:
We have not identified any instances of either slavery or human trafficking occurring in our practice. We have not as yet adopted any formal performance indicators to measure how effective we have been to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business. We intend to keep monitoring this.
As set out above, the Company continues to take further steps to ensure that neither slavery nor human trafficking occurs in our business, through continued training and communication on this matter.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending August 2023.
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Peppermint Group Ltd is a limited company registered in England & Wales under company number 12163351. Registered Office Address is 229 High Street, Blackwood, NP12 1AL.
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