The UK Modern Day Slavery Act 2015 requires that any commercial organization in any sector that supplies goods or services, carries on a business or part of a business in the United Kingdom, and is above a specified total turnover must produce a slavery and human trafficking transparency statement for each financial year of the organization. The transparency statement must include the steps the organization has taken during the financial year to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in any of its supply chains, and in any part of its own business.
W4U Solutions Ltd. and its subsidiaries (“W4U Solutions,” “we” or “our”) are opposed to all forms of human trafficking, slavery, servitude, child labour, forced or compulsory labour and all other trafficking-related activities. We are committed to (i) fully complying with all applicable labour and employment laws, rules and regulations, and (ii) working to mitigate the risk of human trafficking in our business and supply chains. This Transparency Statement is provided to comply with the UK Modern Slavery Act.
W4U Solutions Ltd Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the “Code”) requires that its employees, independent contractors, officers and directors obey the law while performing work for W4U Solutions Ltd and complying with United Kingdom laws, rules and regulations governing the conduct of business by U.K citizens and corporations within the United Kingdom. The Code also contains a specific requirement that W4U Solutions Ltd and its employees comply with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations. W4U Solutions Ltd trains all employees and officers and certain independent contractors in Code policies as part of the onboarding process. W4U Solutions Ltd Whistle-blower Policy indicates that W4U Solutions Ltd expects its employees to internally report concerns about activity that is unlawful or otherwise violates W4U Solutions Ltd policies, including the Code, and provides reporting procedures for employees who wish to anonymously submit a concern or complaint regarding such matters.
The Code includes reporting procedures and provides protection against retaliation for those making a report. If W4U Solutions Ltd becomes aware of a violation of its policies, W4U Solutions Ltd will reasonably investigate the matter and take appropriate action. Furthermore, if W4U Solutions Ltd becomes aware that laws, rules or regulations have been violated, W4U Solutions Ltd will cooperate fully with the appropriate authorities.
The W4U Solutions Ltd Board of Directors has approved this Transparency Statement for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, and delegated authority to sign it on their behalf to the Managing Director.