Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement | Llanmoor Homes
Llanmoor Development Co Limited is committed to trading ethnically, with zero tolerance for Modern Slavery (including human rights violations, child and forced labour or human trafficking in any form), in our own operations and our supply chain.
We recognise that our business operations within a sector and within our supply chain which can be vulnerable to forced labour and Modern Slavery offences. We are therefore mindful if our role in helping to prevent hidden labour exploitation.
Our Company values are strongly focussed on people and relationships. Our values of sustainability and collaboration focus on the long-term success of our industry and the wellbeing of both our employees and supply chain partner businesses. Our approach to tacking modern slavery is therefore built upon our core vision and these values. In this modern slavery statement, we have set out the steps we are taking to minimise the associated risks to our business and supply chain partners.
We recognise that our success relies upon our relationships with our supply chain and our approach is to build strong, open and positive relationships with suppliers and providers who share our values.
Our Business Organisation, Structure and Supply Chain
Llanmoor Development Co Limited is a privately owned construction Company, principally engaged in residential development in South Wales. Our Business involves the design, build and sale of new homes for private individuals and registered social landlords. The Company operates from its headquarters at Talbot Green, Pontyclun in Rhondda Cynon Taff and employs circa 80 employees.
The Company supply chain is considerable and includes contractors, consultants, labour agencies, product and material suppliers and service providers.
We do not employ any person under the age of 16 in any aspect of our business operations, including on our sites. As a reputable business, we ensure that as a minimum we comply with all relevant employment legislation, including legislation upholding minimum pay level, legally mandated benefits, working conditions and working hours.
We have procedures in place to ensure that our business confirms that all employees, agency workers and labour only subcontractors are eligible to work in the UK.
Our staff are encouraged to remain vigilant to unethical policies and we have whistleblowing procedures in place for the reporting of any concerns,. In addition, we have an Anti-Bribery & Corruption Policy, information relating to which is available to all employees.
Our policies are reviewed annually and updated as required. We will work with our supply chain to ensure that they are aware of there obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Assessing the Risk of Modern Slavery & Due Diligence
Based upon our risk assessment, we believe that the business has a relatively low overall risk of modern slavery in both our own and in our immediate supply chain. However, we will continue to be pro active in ensuring we are making our workforce, sub-contractors and suppliers aware of the potential risks. All of our contractors and supply chain agreements will be reviewed on renewal to ensure their compliance with our policy.
Areas of potential risk are as follows:
Direct, Temporary & Agency Employment
All direct employees are paid as a minimum in accordance with UK living wage. All agency providers are required to satisfy us that staff all have written employment Contracts, have not had to pay for the opportunity to work, are legally able to work within the UK and are paid at least the current UK living wage.
We will continue to review our sub-contractors practices and seek to gather information from them about their employment and payment practices. Contracts will be ceased with any sub-contractors that are unable to satisfy us that they are being compliant under the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We will carry out spot checks on sub-contractors to check their compliance.
Training & Awareness
We will develop and promote awareness of modern slavery issues through provisions of information and training of our employees. Managers and those involved with recruitment and for supply chain appointments will be made aware of the assessment and due diligence requirements of the Company. Managers will be encouraged to ensure that all employees and sub-contractors are aware of the Act and how to report any matters of concern relating to Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking.
This statement is pursuant to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Llanmoor Development Co Limited 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. The statement was approved by the Board of Directors and is signed on their behalf by: