September 27, 2022
This statement is made as part of People2.0 (Group) UK Limited’s (“People2.0 UK”) commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act (2015). People2.0 UK is committed to supporting ethical and compliant practices in the provision of our services. This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act.
People2.0 UK is a payroll and compliance company and is the parent company of People2.0 UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Finland companies. People2.0 UK are part of a global group, and the ultimate parent company is People2.0 Global, LLC, which is based in the United States of America.
People2.0 UK’s office is based in London and within the People2.0 UK group we have two other offices located in Berlin and Antwerp. We provide global flexible workforce solutions across for recruitment agencies and clients, and pride ourselves on offering compliant services in line with local and global legislation.
We value transparency and compliant employment practices based on honesty and integrity and aim to provide a quality trustworthy service.
OUR SUPPLY CHAINS
We work closely with recruitment agency partners, who source contractors for placements with clients. Our external business supply chain involves engaging with contractors, agency and clients for the supply of the contractor’s services to clients. Our internal supply chain relates to our office facilities such as IT, telecoms, refreshments, and cleaning services.
OUR POLICIES ON SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains, or in any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in out supply chains and partnerships.
We value partnerships and suppliers who support these principles and impart our attitude towards compliance to the organisations we work with. We recognise the importance of this ethos within the recruitment sector and can demonstrate our commitment to compliance through the following steps. These include:-
DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk, we have multiple legal teams based across our European offices and work closely with local lawyers and accountants in each jurisdiction in which we operate to ensure that we are engaging employees and contractors compliantly in line with local labour laws. Our legal teams work closely with the sales and operations departments to ensure compliance alignment. This enables us to work collaboratively to:-
In relation to our internal suppliers, we engage with recognised telecoms and facilities providers, ethical local food suppliers, and local cleaning providers with whom we have a long-standing relationship.
RISK ASSESSMENT & MEASURING EFFECTIVENESS
People2.0 UK regularly assesses the risks of non-compliance when engaging with new business deals to ensure it provides the highest standard of service. We work collaboratively from a compliance perspective with individuals across the following departments in order to ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors adhere to our values
People2.0 UK measure the effectiveness of the steps it takes by educating internal staff and external partners in relation to labour compliance, reviewing internal policies and procedures and monitoring feedback.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we will continue to educate our staff.
FUTURE STEPS AND REVIEW
People2.0 UK believes in seeking continuous improvement opportunities to raising standards. We will continuously develop our policies, procedures and training to support our compliance responsibilities.