This statement applies to Diphex Solutions Limited (referred to in this statement as "the Organisation"). The information included in this statement refers to 2021.
The organisation is controlled by a Board of Directors who work directly with the General Manager, Managers and all staff members.
The location of the Organisation's offices are at: Unit 3, Roebuck Business Park, Harrietsham, Maidstone, Kent, England ME17 1AB.
The Organisation's main activity includes the providing products and services that significantly reduce the risk of harm to human health or the environment posed by hazardous chemicals. The Organisation promotes information regarding its products and services via its website. Demand for our product is consistent throughout the year and is therefore not seasonal.
The labour supplied to the Organisation in persuance of its operation is conducted throughout Great Britain.
The Organisation considers that modern slavery encompasses:
The Organisation acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The Organisation understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.
The Organisation does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced compulsory labour.
No labour provided to the Organisation in the persuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by the means of slavery or human trafficking. The Organisation strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in Great Britain
In order to fulfil its ativities, the main supply chains of the Organisation include those related to Medical Devices for the emergency decontamination of chemical splashes, and washing agents and absorbents for the decontamination of chemical spills, from various suppliers in France and in Great Britain. We understand that the Organsation's first-tier suppliers are intermediary traders and therefore have contractual relationships with lower-tier suppliers.
In general, the Organisation considers it exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be relatively limited. Nonetheless, it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in the business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods/services to it.
The Organisation carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.
The Organisation has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
The Organisation has the following policies which further define its stance on modern slavery: Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
Slavery Compliance Officer
The Organisation has a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Organisation's obligations.
This statement is made in persuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2010 and will be reviewed for each year.