OUR POLICIES

Modern Slavery Statement

See below our Modern Slavery Statement.

This statement is made as part of Regional Recruitment Services commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). It summarises how Regional Recruitment Services operates, the policies and processes in place to minimise the possibility of any problems, any risks we have identified and how we monitor them, and how we train our staff.

This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act, and relates to the financial year January 2021 to January 2022. The Director Zaka Ullah FCCA FMAAT ACIB has approved it on Jan 2021.

Modern Slavery Statement

OUR BUSINESS

Regional Recruitment Services Ltd is a limited company operating in the recruitment sector. We provide/ supply temporary workers in the Commercial, industrial, construction and tech and engineering sectors.

Regional Recruitment Services Ltd is part of the wider KAD financial investments group.

Who We Work With

All of the hirers that we work with, and all of the work-seekers we provide, are known to and identified by our staff. Our staff identify all of the temporary workers we supply. Some of these work-seekers operate through their own limited companies. We do not supply work-seekers to hiring companies through any intermediaries.

As a “neutral vendor”, we work with other businesses to supply workers to hiring companies. All of the workers we supply are hired directly by other businesses, and we facilitate supplying them to the hiring companies.

Other Relationships

As part of our business, we also work with the following organisations:

• The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (www.rec.uk.com) and/or the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (www.rec-irp.uk.com)

Our Policies

Regional Recruitment Services ltd has a modern slavery policy available on the website.

In addition, Regional Recruitment Services Ltd has the following policies, which incorporate ethical standards for our staff and our suppliers. More information about our policies are available on our website https://regionalrecruitment.co.uk/

Policy Development and Review

Regional Recruitment Services Ltd.’s policies are established by Zaka Ullah FCCA FMAAT ACIB, based on advice from HR professionals, industry best practice and legal advice, and in consultation with Khateeja Ali (Assoc CIPD). We review our policies annually, or as needed to adapt to changes.

Our Processes for Managing Risk

In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:

In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:

•  When engaging with suppliers, we ask for evidence of their processes and policies, including commitments around modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, human rights, and whistle

• We review the potential for risk at regular intervals, including the possibility of re-auditing a supplier or conducting spot checks.

After due consideration, we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour, or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be alert to the potential for problems.

Additionally, we have taken the following steps to minimise the possibility of any problems:

•  We reserve the right to conduct spot-checks of the businesses who supply us, in order to investigate any complaints.

• We require the businesses we work with to address modern slavery concerns in their policies.

•  We collaborate with our suppliers in order to improve standards and transparency across our supply

•  We ensure that all of our suppliers are members of appropriate industry bodies and working groups.

Our staff are encouraged to bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.

Our Performance

As part of monitoring the performance of Regional Recruitment Services Ltd, we track the following general key performance indicators:

Based on the potential risks we have identified, we have also established the following key performance indicators, which are regularly assessed by Zaka Ullah FCCA FMAAT ACIB and Khateeja Ali (Assoc CIPD).

• Provide their own modern slavery statements

• the effectiveness of enforcement against suppliers who breach policies

• the amount of time spent on audits, re-audits, spot checks, and related due diligence

• the level of modern slavery training and awareness amongst our staff

We carefully consider our indicators], in order to ensure that we do not put undue pressure on our suppliers that might increase the potential for risk.

Our Training

All of our staff receive training and support that is appropriate to their role.     In particular:

•All of our staff receive awareness-raising information around issues involving modern slavery and human trafficking, so that they can bring any concerns they have to the attention of

As part of this, our staff are encouraged to discuss any concerns that they have. Training is refreshed regularly

Modern Slavery Policy

1. Regional Recruitment Services is committed to eliminating modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, and similar human rights.

 

2. Regional Recruitment Services is committed to ensuring that its staff and any workers it supplies (directly or indirectly) are not subject to behaviour or threats that may amount to modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, and similar human rights.

 

3. Regional Recruitment Services Ltd provides appropriate training and awareness information for its entire In particular:

• Our recruiters, HR personnel, and staff involved undertake training courses that include guidance around modern slavery and human trafficking, as well as other wider human rights

•All of our staff receive awareness-raising information around issues involving modern slavery and human trafficking, so that they can bring any concerns they have to the attention of

 

4. Any staff, workers or other parties are strongly encouraged to report any concerns or suspicions that they might have to Khateeja Ali (Assoc CIPD) HR

 

5. Our director Zaka Ullah FCCA FMAAT ACIB, who are committed to ensuring that all investigations shall be prompt and effective, takes reports surrounding these issues extremely seriously. If our investigations reveal any issues, we are committed to taking appropriate action, including but not limited to:

• Working with the appropriate organisations to improve standards,

• Removing that organisation from our preferred supplier list,

• Passing details to appropriate law enforcement

 

6. We regularly monitor our risks in this area through the use of relevant key performance indicators, including:

• The percentage of suppliers who sign up to an appropriate code / provide their own modern slavery statements,

• The effectiveness of enforcement against suppliers who breach policies

• The amount of time spent on audits, re-audits, spot checks, and related due diligence, and

• The level of modern slavery training and awareness amongst our staff

 

7. As part of our efforts in this area, we publish a modern slavery statement on an annual basis.

 

8. We would also recommend reading this in conjunction with our other policies, including our:

• Corporate social responsibility policy,

• Ethical procurement policy,

• Anti-bribery / corruption policy, and

• Whistle-blowing policy.

This policy was adopted on Jan 2021 after being agreed by our director Zaka Ullah FCCA FMAAT ACIB. It is reviewed annually.