As a Company who sells hospital equipment to the NHS and Private sector, we have a responsibility to our people, our customers and the public to serve and protect. Teasdale is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking occurring in any of its corporate activities in addition to seeking to ensure that our supply chains are also free from such practices. This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps we are taking to ensure that our business in addition to our supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
Teasdale Ltd operates from a Head Office in the North West and employs The company employs over 45 people and operates solely in the UK providing positioning aids and accessories for the Operating Theatre and related departments. The nature of Our Supply Chains involve the procurement of raw materials mainly from UK suppliers. Teasdale carry out due diligence on all key suppliers and take steps to ensure their compliance with the Act.
Our Anti-Slavery Company Standard reflects our commitment to implementing and enforcing effective controls to minimise the risks of human trafficking and other modern slavery practices infiltrating our business operations or supply chains, and to act ethically and with integrity in all our business activities and relationships. Due Diligence Processes in Relation to Slavery and Human Trafficking In order to monitor and mitigate the risks of slavery and human trafficking occurring within our supply chains we will request appropriate assurances from all key suppliers as part of the due diligence process
Teasdale provide training to all relevant employees to ensure that they understand the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking infiltrating our business or supply chains. We make specific provision in our whistleblowing policy for the protection of those who whistle-blow in relation to an issue of modern slavery.
This statement is made to comply with Section 54 (1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending March 2017.