Modern Slavery Statement

Wallace Whittle Limited (“the Company”) understands the fundamental importance of ethical business and supply chain operations. We continue to monitor, review and take reasonable steps to ensure that slavery and human trafficking do not prevail in any aspect of our trading. We acknowledge our continued responsibilities under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and, accordingly, have produced this Statement with respect to the prevention of modern slavery. This statement outlines the Company’s approach to tackling slavery and human trafficking where it can.

Supply Chains

We expect our suppliers to adhere to our standard procurement terms and conditions which ensure that our supply chains are contractually obligated to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. We continue to engage with our suppliers regularly to collaboratively ensure compliance.

Company Policies

The Company’s Equal Opportunities Policy and Preventing Conflicts of Interest and Corruption Policy describe the values and principles which employees and suppliers are expected to uphold. Our recruitment practices ensure that individuals are free to work. All workers benefit from working conditions and terms and conditions of employment that meet or exceed all applicable legislation on areas including working hours, holiday, pay and equality. All offers of work made by the Company are accepted on an entirely voluntary basis.

Due Diligence

The Company continues to make progress in standardising Vendor questionnaires and ensuring these are fit for the purpose in meeting its obligation under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Employee Awareness

The Company conducts online training for its employees to emphasise the importance of acting with integrity and in line with our internal policies and procedures.
Key staff and employees are briefed on the existence of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and of their individual and collective responsibilities.
This statement has been approved by the Senior Management Team of Wallace Whittle Limited.

Allan McGill, Managing Director, Wallace Whittle Limited

Date: 01 July 2023