Modern Slavery Statement

Modern slavery statement for financial year 2021/22

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1st June 2021 – 31st May 2022.

The statement sets down Professional Role Players Ltd.’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small, Staff are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.

Organisational structure and supply chains

This statement covers the business activities of Professional Role Players Ltd which are as follows:

 The supply of professional role players for medical and corporate training and examinations, the provision of an online training and examination platform, and the design and development of training courses and examinations.

 The Company currently operates in the following countries:

 United Kingdom, U.K.

High Risk Activities

We recognise our diverse workforce, who are based throughout the U.K., carry a certain risk and therefore Professional Role Players Ltd.’ have strict guidelines to their employment. They register their contact details and headshot on our database and are then interviewed and given our terms and conditions to sign. They also complete our pre-employment screening Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. This confirm nationality and immigration status, current address, employment history (past 3 years) and criminal record.

 

Responsibility for the Company’s anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:

  •  Policies: Finance Manager is responsible for creating and reviewing policies. The process by which policies are developed is by looking at best practice and adapting to the needs of the Company.
  • Risk Assessments: Health & Safety Manager is responsible for risk assessments.
  • Due Diligence: Operational Department is responsible for due diligence in relation to known or suspected instances of modern slavery and human trafficking.

Training

To ensure good understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, the Company requires all staff to complete an online training course annually.

Policies

The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.

 

The following policies set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations:

  1.  Whistleblowing Policy – We operate a whistleblowing policy so that all employees know that they can raise concerns about how colleagues are being treated, or practices within our business or supply chain, without fear of reprisals.
  2. Company Code of Conduct – This code explains the manner in which we behave as an organisation and how we expect our employees and suppliers to act.
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Policy – The Company’s CSR policy summarises how we manage our environmental impacts and how we work responsibly with suppliers and local communities.
  4. Recruitment Policy – We operate a robust recruitment policy including conducting eligibility to work in the UK checks for all employees to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.

Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking

The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers.

Professional Role Players Ltd operates a supplier policy and maintains a preferred supplier list. We conduct due diligence on all suppliers before allowing them to become a preferred supplier. Our anti-slavery policy forms part of our contract with all suppliers and they are required to confirm that no part of their business operations contradicts the policy.

 In addition to the above, as part of our contract with suppliers, we require that they confirm to us that:

  1.  They have taken steps to eradicate modern slavery within their business.
  2. They hold their own suppliers to account over modern slavery.
  3. (For UK based suppliers) They pay their employees at least the national minimum wage/national living wage (as appropriate)
  4. We may terminate the contract at any time should any instances of modern slavery come to light.

Performance Indicators

The Company uses the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we are in ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains by requiring all staff to have competed training on modern slavery.

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The Senior Management Team endorses this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.

Approval for this Statement

This statement was approved by the Board of Directors on 01 June 2021

Name: Phill Doulton (Director)

Signature Phill Doulton

Date 01 June 2021