Fairfield Care Product LTD, Policy 2019 Anti Slavery
Aims of this policy
This policy supports our commitment to limiting the risk of modern slavery occurring within our own business or infiltrating our supply chains or any other business relationship.
The policy applies to all persons working for or on our behalf in any capacity, including employees, directors, officers, agency workers, contractors, consultants, volunteers/interns and any other third-party representative.
We expect all who have or seek to have a business relationship with the company to familiarise themselves with this policy and to act at all times in a way that is consistent with its values.
We will only do business with organisations who fully comply with this policy (or those who are taking verifiable steps towards compliance).
This policy will be used to underpin and inform any statement on slavery and human trafficking that we are required to produce further to the transparency in supply chain requirements of Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA).
Fairfield Care Products Ltd is a leading disability and care product supplier who has helped people with reduced function, mobility and disability live as full a life as possible since 1993. Today, Fairfield Care Products Ltd has a comprehensive product range of mobility, home-care, long-term care and acute equipment and products.
Fairfield Care Products Ltd. operations were founded in 1993 and the company now employs over 25 people. Based in Bedford, the company is ideally placed to provide the UK healthcare market with a range of products and services that meet the demands of both the public and private sectors.
What do we mean by modern slavery?
Modern slavery can take many forms. It is a complex and multi-faceted problem. The MSA covers four key criminal activities:
- Slavery: where ownership is exercised over an individual
- Servitude:involves the obligation to provide service imposed by coer