Modern Slavery & Equal opportunity
Modern slavery is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. Modern Slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking, and forced/bonded labor. First Way Cleaning Services Ltd has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery.
We are committed to acting ethically, with integrity and transparency in all dealings, and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within our business or our supply chain.
We are a provider of cleaning services primarily office and building sector. We operate solely in the mainly in London and surrounding area.
Our Supply Chains
Our supply chains include a very small and limited number of companies and we do not subcontract any of our work.
Our Policies & Due Diligence process on Slavery and Human Trafficking:
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. In light of the obligation to report on measures to ensure that all parts of our business and supply chain are slavery free.
Our Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and our workplace policies and procedures demonstrate our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we have in place systems to:
- Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains.
- Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains.
- Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains.
- Protect whistle blowers.
We have zero-tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values we have in place a supply chain compliance program.
We regularly conduct training and refresher training for our procurement and recruitment teams so that they understand the signs of modern slavery and what to do if they suspect that it is taking place.
This statement has been approved by the Board of Directors of First Way Cleaning Services Ltd on 01st April 2021.
Equal Opportunities Policy:
First Way Cleaning Services Ltd is committed to treating all employees equally. First Way Cleaning Services Ltd will not be treated less favorably because of the company that s/he keeps, or because of the employee’s family background.
First Way Cleaning Services Ltd treats employees according to their skills and abilities. No treatment will be based on irrelevant characteristics of the employee, whether they are proven or perceived.’
First Way Cleaning Services Ltd will ensure that all necessary steps are taken to employ, train and promote employees on the basis of their experience, abilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability.
First Way Cleaning Services Ltd will also take all reasonable steps to provide a work environment in which all employees are treated with respect and dignity and that is free of harassment based upon an employee’s race, color, ethnic origin, nationality, national origin, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age or disability.
First Way Cleaning Services Ltd not tolerate any form of harassment, whether engaged in by employees or by outside third parties who do business with the Company. Employees have a duty to co-operate with the Company to ensure that this policy is effective in ensuring equal opportunities and in preventing discrimination or harassment. Action will be taken under the Company’s disciplinary procedure against any employee who is found to have committed an act of improper or unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying or intimidation. Serious breaches of this equal opportunities and dignity at work statement will be treated as potential gross misconduct and could render the employee liable to summary dismissal. Employees should also bear in mind that they can be held personally liable as well as, or instead of, the Company for any act of unlawful discrimination.
Employees should draw the attention of their line manager to suspected discriminatory acts or practices or suspected cases of harassment. Employees must not victimize or retaliate against an employee who has made allegations or complaints of discrimination or harassment or who has provided information about such discrimination or harassment. Such behavior will be treated as potential gross misconduct in accordance with the Company’s disciplinary procedure.
Our Recruitment, advertising and selection:
The recruitment process will be conducted in such a way as to result in the selection of the most suitable person for the job in terms of experience, abilities and qualifications.