Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement

This statement, made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, sets out steps Agincare has taken and is continuing to take to understand and minimise the potential risk of modern slavery in its business and supply chains.

Our Organisation

We provide a wide range of care services to support individual’s need including Live-in Care, Home Care, Residential Care Homes, Supported Living and Training Solutions.

Our Commitment to the Principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015

Agincare is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking. As an equal-opportunities employer, Agincare is committed to creating and ensuring a non-discriminatory and respectful working environment for its staff. Agincare wants all its staff to feel confident that they can expose wrongdoing without any risk to themselves.

Agincare recruitment and people management processes are designed to ensure that all prospective employees are legally entitled to work in the UK and to safeguard employees from any abuse or coercion once in our employment.

Agincare does not enter into business with any organization, in the UK or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to be involved in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.

Agincare maintains the following policies which are accessible to all staff via the Agincare intranet:

  • Code of Conduct
  • Whistleblowing Policy
  • Anti-discriminatory, Bullying and Harassment Guidance
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy
  • Recruitment and Selection Policy

Our Supply Chain

Due to the nature of our business, Agincare assess itself to have a low risk of Modern Slavery in our business and supply chains.

Our supply chains are limited and we procure goods and services from a restricted range of UK and overseas suppliers predominantly via UK Government Frameworks.

Embedding the Principles

The principles will continue to be embedded by the following activities:

  • Providing awareness training to staff on the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and informing them of the appropriate action to take if they suspect a case of slavery or human trafficking
  • Ensuring that consideration of the modern slavery risks and prevention are added to Agincare’s policy review process as an employer and procurer of goods and service
  • Continuing to take action to embed a zero-tolerance policy towards modern slavery through policy, education and learning
  • Making sure that consideration of the modern slavery risks and prevention are added to Agincare’s procurement strategies and contract terms and conditions include references to modern slavery and human trafficking
  • Ensuring that staff involved in buying or procurement and the recruitment and deployment of workers receive training on modern slavery and ethical employment practices

This statement constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement; it will be reviewed and updated annually.

Date: 04/01/2023