Goodbye Blue Monday Ltd
Modern Slavery Statement
Blue Monday is committed to ensuring that modern slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains. This statement sets out our actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to our business and to implement steps to prevent slavery and human trafficking during the financial year 2023.
Blue Monday is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking.
As an equal opportunities employer, we're committed to creating and ensuring a non-discriminatory and respectful working environment for our staff. We want all our staff to feel confident that they can expose wrongdoing without any risk to themselves.
Our recruitment and people management processes are designed to ensure that all prospective employees are legally entitled to work in the UK and to safeguard employees from any abuse or coercion.
We do not enter into business with any organisation, in the UK or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to be involved in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.
Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
Our leadership team and Senior Producers are responsible for due diligence in relation to known or suspected instances of modern slavery and human trafficking.
Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking
The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.
The following policies and terms of business set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations:
2.1 Whistleblowing policy - the Company encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or its supply chains.
2.2 Dignity at Work and Equal Opportunities Policies – These policies set down the actions and behaviours expected of employees when representing and working within the company.
2.3 Corporate Social Responsibility - Blue Monday summarises how we manage our environmental impacts and how we work responsibly with suppliers and local communities.
Management & Approach
Blue Monday is committed to the continuing evaluation and improvement of our systems and processes. Some of the planned activity for 2023—24 which will contribute towards our anti-slavery commitments includes:
a sustained focus on safeguarding awareness, including training which contains specific modern slavery elements (for staff in relevant front-facing roles), and the implementation of a Mandatory Training Policy to drive compliance with training completion, including safeguarding training.
refinement of an international safeguarding framework to enhance governance measures to mitigate risk both internally within Blue Monday and in our work with partner agencies.
an internal audit of compliance is scheduled to be completed in 2024