The statement sets down Design It’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains.
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.
This statement covers the business activities of Design It which is to provide graphic design and marketing communications to organisations. Design It also sources print and other related services from third party suppliers. The company operates from one UK base.
Our supply chains
Our supply chains include outsourcing: printed matter; accounting and administrative tasks; IT services. All providers are UK based.
Our policies on slavery and human trafficking
Design It 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.
We have in place systems across our business; our trading partners; and our supply chains to:
- Identify inappropriate employment practices.
- Identify and assess other potential risk areas.
- Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring.
- Monitor potential risk areas.
- Protect whistleblowers.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business, in our supply chains and in our business partners, we provide relevant training to our staff.
Due Diligence processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes building long-standing relationships with suppliers and making clear our expectations of business partners and evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier. We will not trade with suppliers that fail to meet our expectations.
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The Partners endorse this policy statement and are fully committed to its implementation.
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement has been approved and authorised by:
20 February 2019