Modern Slavery Statement for ECS Engineering Services Ltd
ECS Engineering Services Ltd (ECS) is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in all its business activities. We believe that every person has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, and we are committed to ensuring that our business and supply chains are free from modern slavery.
While we currently fall below the turnover thresholds mandating that we publish a statement in line with Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, ECS considers the subject sufficiently important to lead to the voluntary publication of this statement
ECS is a UK-based engineering services provider, specializing in mechanical and electrical engineering solutions for a range of sectors, including water, power, and renewable energy. We operate across the UK, with headquarters in Nottinghamshire.
Our Policies and Procedures:
ECS has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking. We have a documented Modern Slavery policy and supporting procedures to ensure that our business activities and supply chains are free from these practices.
The policy will include our commitment to ensure provisions are included to minimise risks associated with.
- Adherence to local and national laws
- Freedom of workers to terminate employment
- Freedom of movement
- Freedom of association
- Prohibits any threat of violence, harassment and intimidation
- Prohibits the use of worker-paid recruitment fees
- Prohibits compulsory overtime
- Prohibits child labour
- Prohibits discrimination
- Prohibits confiscation of workers original identification documents
- Provides access to remedy, compensation and justice for victims of modern slavery
We have a Code of Conduct embedded within our Employee Handbook that sets out our expectations of ethical behaviour from all our employees and our policy will be clearly communicated to them during the onboarding process.
We provide training to our employees and suppliers on modern slavery and human trafficking to ensure that they understand the risks and can take appropriate action to prevent these practices from occurring. Training is accessed through the Supply Chain Sustainability School and is embedded as an objective for All Directors, Senior Managers, Procurement Staff and Site Supervisors
We communicate our expectations on eliminating Modern Slavery risk to our suppliers and conduct due diligence on all our suppliers to ensure that they share our commitment to ethical and sustainable business practices.
Our Supply Chains:
We recognize that our supply chains can be complex and involve a wide range of suppliers, subcontractors, and partners. We are committed to working with our suppliers to ensure that they share our commitment to ethical and sustainable business practices.
We will communicate to our supply chain our expectations of suppliers in relation to human rights, labour practices, environmental sustainability, and business integrity and through supplier monitoring ensure that key members of our supply chain can also demonstrate this commitment.
We monitor our performance on modern slavery and human trafficking through regular risk assessments and audits of our business activities and supply chains. We also encourage our employees and suppliers to report any concerns or suspicions of modern slavery or human trafficking to us.
We are committed to continuous improvement in our efforts to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking. We will review and update our policies and procedures as necessary to ensure that we remain at the forefront of ethical and sustainable business practices, and we are seeking to review our procedures against BS 25700 (Organizational responses to modern slavery) to ensure we manage risk to widely accepted standards.
ECS is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in all its business activities. We recognize that this is an ongoing process, and we will continue to work with our employees, suppliers, and partners to ensure that we maintain the highest standards of ethical and sustainable business practices.