MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement is a response to Section 54(1), Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act
2015 and relates to actions and activities for the financial year ending 31 March 2023.
Sigmoid Consultants International Ltd ('the Company', 'we', 'us' or 'our') is committed to preventing slavery and human
trafficking violations in its own operations, its supply chain, and its products. We have zero-tolerance towards slavery and
require our supply chain to comply with our values.
Sigmoid Consultants International Ltd and has business operations in the United Kingdom.
We operate in the business and professional services sector.
For more information about the Company, please visit our website: www.sigmoidconsultantsintl.com.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner.
These include the following:
Recruitment and selection policy
Supplier code of conduct
Staff code of conduct
We make sure our suppliers are aware of our policies and adhere to the same standards.
As part of our efforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, we
have adopted the following due diligence procedures:
Internal supplier audits.
External supplier audits.
Our due diligence procedures aim to:
Identify and action potential risks in our business and supply chains.
Monitor potential risks in our business and supply chains
Reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our business and supply chains.
Provide protection for whistleblowers.
Risk and compliance
The Company has evaluated the nature and extent of its exposure to the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in
its UK supply chain through:
Evaluating the slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier.
Reviewing on a regular basis all aspects of the supply chain based on supply chain mapping.
We do not consider that we operate in a high-risk environment because The business operates in this risk level environment
because the majority of our supply chain is based in the UK and in low-risk industries, such as internet software and
We do not tolerate slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains. Where there is evidence of failure to comply with
our policies and procedures by any of our suppliers, we will require that supplier to remedy the non-compliance.
The Company uses Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure its effectiveness and ensure that slavery and human
trafficking is not taking place in its business and supply chains. These KPIs are as follows:
We will contact suppliers to enquire about their modern slavery practices every 12 months.
We will train our staff about modern slavery issues and increase awareness within the Company.
We will carry out a regular audit of suppliers - 60% of suppliers each year.
Training our staff
The Company requires its staff to complete training and ongoing refresher courses on slavery and human trafficking. The
How to identify the signs of slavery and human trafficking.
What initial steps should be taken if slavery or human trafficking is suspected.
How to escalate potential slavery or human trafficking issues to the relevant parties within the Company.
What external help is available.
The statement was approved by the board of directors.