Blue Orchid Hotels is committed to preventing modern slavery in its corporate activities and supply
Our aim is to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking within our organisation and supply chains. To support this, we operate the following policies that describe our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks, and steps to be taken to prevent any such incidents in our operations.
- Employee code of conduct
- Recruitment and selection policy
- Safeguarding policy
- Due Diligence
- Our Supply Chain
1. Employee Code of Conduct
- 1.1 The companies code of conduct lays out expectations and guiding principles for appropriate workplace behaviour. Some policies also provide legal and ethical guidelines for relationships between employees, people we support, stakeholders and suppliers.
- 1.2 The details of our code of conduct are clearly stated both in the company handbook and company policies, which makes it clear to employees the actions and behaviours expected of everyone when representing the company.
- 1.3 The company strives to maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior when operating both within the business and out in the community.
2. Recruitment and selection policy
- 2.1 Blue Orchid prides itself on being an equal opportunities employer. To comply with employment legislation and the Equality Act 2010, it is important that all staff involved in recruitment, selection and redundancy situations apply consistent and impartial criteria which are free from discrimination at all stages.
- 2.2 We operate a robust recruitment policy, including conducting UK eligibility to work checks for all employees, to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.
3. Safeguarding Policy
- 3.1 There is safeguarding policy, with robust procedures currently in place which ensures that people are alerted to any signs of abuse which includes modern slavery.
4. Due Diligence
- 4.1 By practicing due diligence in our organisation we aim to ensure that no-one is subject to modern slavery.
- 4.2 To support this, the Senior Management Team have the relevant experience and have participated in appropriate training.
5. Supply Chain
- 5.1 The company takes the following steps to ensure our supply chain is reputable and that they (suppliers) have taken steps to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking within their business:
- We use only specified, reputable employment agencies to source employees
- We use reputable suppliers who can verify that their business can evidence risk assessments, method statements and relevant insurance for their own business.