Modern slavery statement

Modern slavery statement

We will not work with any business or organisation which is involved in modern slavery.

Our purpose is to champion better work and working lives. We wholeheartedly endorse the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015.

1. Introduction

Yoshki is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in all aspects of our business and supply chains. This policy outlines our commitment to maintaining ethical practices and ensuring that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place within our organisation, our supply chains or within any of our client organisations.

2. Policy Statement

Yoshki strictly prohibits the use of forced, bonded, or involuntary labour, as well as any form of human trafficking within its operations and supply chains. We are dedicated to upholding human rights and promoting fair labour practices.

3. Responsibilities

Yoshki acknowledges that combating modern slavery requires a collective effort. The following responsibilities are assigned to ensure effective implementation of this policy:

Top Management: Senior management is responsible for the overall implementation of this policy, providing the necessary resources and support.

Employees: All employees are expected to familiarise themselves with this policy, adhere to its principles, and report any concerns regarding modern slavery.

4. Risk Assessment

Yoshki will regularly assess and identify the potential risk of modern slavery within its supply chains. This includes evaluating suppliers, clients, contractors, and other business partners to ensure compliance with this policy.

5. Due Diligence

Yoshki will conduct due diligence on its supply chains to assess and manage potential risks of modern slavery. This includes implementing mechanisms to monitor and address potential issues.

6. Training and Awareness

Yoshki will provide training to employees, suppliers, and relevant stakeholders to raise awareness about modern slavery and human trafficking, ensuring everyone understands their role in preventing such practices.

7. Reporting Mechanisms

Yoshki encourages the reporting of any concerns related to modern slavery. We have established confidential reporting mechanisms to allow employees and stakeholders to voice concerns without fear of reprisal.

8. Collaboration and Transparency

Yoshki is committed to collaborating with other organisations, industry groups, and regulatory authorities to eradicate modern slavery. We will also be transparent in sharing our efforts and progress in combating modern slavery.

9. Continuous Improvement

Yoshki will regularly review and update this policy to ensure its effectiveness. We are committed to continuous improvement in our efforts to combat modern slavery.

10. Compliance

Non-compliance with this policy may result in disciplinary action, termination of contracts, or other legal measures as deemed appropriate.

Conclusion

Yoshki is dedicated to maintaining high ethical standards and is committed to eradicating modern slavery in all its forms. This policy reflects our commitment to conducting business responsibly and ethically.

This policy is effective from 1st January 2024 and will be reviewed annually.

David Whittaker
Global Head of Marketing, Support and Customer Implementation
Yoshki
david.whittaker@yoshki.com