Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement is a response to Section 54(1), Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and relates to actions and activities for the financial year ending 31 December 2022. SIGVARIS BRITAIN LTD is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking violations in ist own operations, its supply chain and its products. We have zero tolerance towards slavery and require our supply chain to comply with our values.
SIGVARIS BRITAIN LTD is the subsidiary of the SIGVARIS Group, the parent company being SIGVARIS HOLDING AG, and has business operations in the United Kingdom, the Group having business operations worldwide. We operate in the Healthcare sector, and all goods sold by us are manufactured by our own Group companies. For more information about the Company, please visit our website: www.sigvaris.com
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include the following:
- Whistleblowing policy – to ensure privacy and legal compliance for employee reporting
- Staff code of conduct – to ensure ethical and professional behaviours
- Annual Training - to staff around modern slavery
As part of our efforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, we carry out internal supplier reviews on an annual basis.
Risk and Compliance
We do not consider that we operate a high-risk environment because our suppliers are Group owned companies with strict modern slavery policies in place.
Jan Briggs Company Secretary