Smart Modular Group t/a Smartpod is committed to implement and enforce effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery is not taking place in our business and/or supply chains.

This policy applies to all persons working for us or on our behalf in any capacity, including employees at all levels, directors, agency workers, seconded workers, volunteers, agents, contractors, external consultants, third-party representatives and business partners.

We acknowledge our responsibility to uphold the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and its obligations therein.

Management at all levels are responsible for ensuring those reporting to them understand and comply with this policy and are given adequate and regular training on it and the issue of modern slavery in supply chains.

All persons working for Smart Modular Group t/a Smartpod must ensure that they read, understand and comply with this policy.

The prevention, detection and reporting of modern slavery in any part of our business or supply chains is the responsibility of all those working for us or under our control. You are required to avoid any activity that might lead to, or suggest, a breach of this policy.

You must notify your line manager or a company director as soon as possible if you believe or suspect that a conflict with this policy has occurred or may occur in the future.

You are encouraged to raise concerns about any issue or suspicion of modern slavery in any parts of our business or supply chains of any supplier tier at the earliest possible stage.

If you are unsure about whether a particular act, the treatment of workers more generally, or their working conditions within any tier of our supply chains constitutes any of the various forms of modern slavery, raise it with your line manager or company Director.

Any breach of this policy may constitute a disciplinary offence. Depending on the seriousness of any breach, disciplinary action may include summary dismissal.

Smart Modular Group t/a Smartpod will ensure that this Policy is implemented, maintained and reviewed on a regular basis to reflect good practice and changes in legislation.

August 2023
Next Review: August 2024