The Guitar Amp & Keyboard Centre Ltd and GAK.co.uk Ltd ("the Company") is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in all its forms within our operations and supply chains. This policy outlines our commitment to combatting these issues, our responsibilities, and the actions we take to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and best practices.
2. Policy Statement
We condemn all forms of modern slavery, forced labour, human trafficking, and any violation of human rights. We recognize our responsibility to uphold and promote ethical business practices and to protect the rights and dignity of all individuals who are associated with our business.
3. Our Commitment
The Company is committed to:
- - Where possible, ensuring our business and supply chains are free from modern slavery and human trafficking.
- - Raising awareness and educating our employees, suppliers, contractors, and partners about the risks and indicators of modern slavery and human trafficking.
- - Promoting a culture of transparency, integrity, and accountability throughout our organization and supply chains.
The Company will comply with all applicable laws and regulations related to modern slavery and human trafficking. This includes but is not limited to, the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and any other relevant international legislation.
5. Risk Assessment and Due Diligence
We may conduct ongoing risk assessments to identify and evaluate potential risks of modern slavery and human trafficking within our business operations and supply chains. We may also conduct due diligence on our suppliers and contractors where deemed necessary, to ensure they share our commitment to ethical business practices.
6. Supplier and Contractor Engagement
At our discretion will communicate our commitment to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking to our suppliers and contractors. Our procurement processes may include clauses that require suppliers and contractors to adhere to anti-slavery and anti-human trafficking principles.
7. Reporting Mechanisms
The Company will encourage employees, suppliers, contractors, and other stakeholders to report any concerns or suspicions of modern slavery or human trafficking. We will provide appropriate channels for reporting, and we will treat all reports confidentially and with the utmost seriousness.
8. Training and Awareness
Where deemed necessary we will provide training to our employees, particularly those involved in procurement, supply chain management, and human resources, to raise awareness about modern slavery and human trafficking risks, indicators, and prevention methods
9. Continuous Improvement
We are committed to continuously improving our efforts to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking. We will regularly review and update our policies, procedures, and practices to ensure they remain effective and aligned with best practices.
10. Communication and Publication
This policy will be made available to the public on our company website. We will also communicate our commitment and actions to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking through appropriate internal and external channels.
The responsibility for the implementation and monitoring of this policy rests with the senior management team of GAK.co.uk LTD. All employees, suppliers, contractors, and partners are expected to support and adhere to this policy.
This policy will be reviewed annually or as needed to ensure its effectiveness and relevance.
By implementing this policy, we aim to contribute to the eradication of modern slavery and human trafficking, uphold human rights, and create a more just and equitable society.