The below policy sets out how Sheard Properties Ltd along with S. Sheard & Son Ltd intends to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
Sheard & Son Ltd operates one business unit, Sheard Packaging, incorporated into Sheard Properties Ltd.
Sheard & Son Ltd maintains a preferred supplier list. We conduct due diligence on all suppliers before allowing them to become a preferred supplier. This due diligence includes an online search to ensure that particular organisation has never been convicted of offences relating to modern slavery. Our anti-slavery policy forms part of our contract with all suppliers and they are required to confirm that no part of their business operations contradicts this policy.
In addition to the above, as part of our contract with suppliers, we require that they confirm to us that:
OUR PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
We will know the effectiveness of the steps we are taking to ensure that slavery and/or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain if:
We are continuously increasing awareness and understanding within our Company of our commitment to eliminating the risk of forced labour and human trafficking occurring in our direct operations and supply chain. We will provide specific formal training courses as necessary.
APPROVAL FOR THIS STATEMENT
This statement was approved by the Board of Directors.
Lee Shackleton Managing Director