Modern Slavery Introduction
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement is a response to Section 54(1), Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and relates to actions and activities for the financial year ending 31 May 2024.
Bluestone Design Group Ltd (‘the Company’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking violations in its own operations, its supply chain, and its products. We have zero-tolerance towards slavery and require our supply chain to comply with our values.
Bluestone Design Group Ltd and has business operations in the United Kingdom.
We operate in the We operate in the design and development of website & eCommerce websites sector. The nature of our supply chains is as follows: We work with the world’s leading digital hosting provider Digital Ocean.
For more information about the Company, please visit our website: www.bluestone98.com.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include the following:
We make sure our suppliers are aware of our policies and adhere to the same standards.
As part of our efforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, we have adopted the following due diligence procedures:
Checking certain suppliers with external third parties for any slavery or human trafficking risks. Our due diligence procedures aim to:
Identify and action potential risks in our business and supply chains.
Monitor potential risks in our business and supply chains
Reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our business and supply chains.
Risk and Compliance
The Company has evaluated the nature and extent of its exposure to the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in its UK supply chain through:
We do not tolerate slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains. Where there is evidence of failure to comply with our policies and procedures by any of our suppliers, we will require that supplier to remedy the non-compliance.
The Company uses Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure its effectiveness and ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in its business and supply chains. These KPIs are as follows:
We will contact suppliers to enquire about their modern slavery practices every 12 months.
We will train our staff about modern slavery issues and increase awareness within the Company. We will carry out a regular audit of suppliers – 100% of suppliers each year.
The Company requires its staff to complete training and ongoing refresher courses on slavery and human trafficking. The Company’straining covers: