Modern Slavery Statement

MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT:

This statement sets out the steps that Martin Evans Construction has undertaken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain. 

Martin Evans Construction Ltd has a zero tolerance approach to any form of modern Slavery. We are committed to acting in an ethical manner with integrity and transparency in all business dealings. 

We are committed to creating effective system and control in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain and impose those same high standards on our contractors, suppliers and other business partners. 

OUR BUSINESS:

Martin Evans Construction Ltd is a small building company dealing with commercial and domestic projects in the West Midlands. As such we work with a range of different suppliers and subcontractors.

OUR POLICIES:

Martin Evans Construction’s Modern Slavery Policy, reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships.

OUR PROCESSES FOR MANAGING RISK:

In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes:

  • Identify and assess potential risk areas when considering taking on new suppliers and regularly review our existing supply chains
  • Review the potential for risk at regular intervals, including the possibility of re-auditing a supplier or conducting spot checks.
  • Protect whistle blowers.

After due consideration, we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour, or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be alert to the potential for problems.

TRAINING

To maintain awareness and ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business our Modern Slavery Policy is included in our Employee Handbook.

OUR COMMITMENT

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Martin Evans Constructions’ slavery and human trafficking statement. It has been approved by the Board of Directors, who will review and update it annually.

Martin Evans

Managing Director