One Fylde has zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking and is committed to ensuring this does not exist in our supply chains or in any of our business dealings. It is expected that staff will act, both in their capacity as citizens and as employees, on any suspicions of exploitation, human trafficking or slavery. This statement sets out the steps that One Fylde have taken in respect of financial year ended 31 March 2023 to ensure there is no slavery or human trafficking in our organisation or supply chain.
Organisational Structure and Supply Chain
One Fylde is a not-for-profit health and social care organisation providing care and support to vulnerable adults in the UK. We are both a charity and a private limited company, regulated by the Charities Commission and the Care Quality Commission. Our annual turnover is £12.3m and we employ approximately 350 people.
One Fylde is governed by a Board of Trustees who oversee and monitor the management and best interests of the organisation. The Board is comprised of individuals with a broad range of experience from both the public and private sectors. The trustees oversee the governance of the Charity and delegate responsibilities where appropriate.
One Fylde’s operations are based in the UK; we do not conduct work outside of the UK, nor do we seek to procure employees or services from outside the UK.
Policies on Modern Slavery
One Fylde manage all procurement in accordance with our Scheme of Delegation, which sets out processes to be adopted and limits of authority for the procurement of goods and services.
Additionally, the below policies provide a strong framework within the organisation to aid identification and support of people potentially at risk of slavery and human trafficking,specifically:
- Safeguarding adults
- Code of Conduct
- Equality and Diversity
- Recruitment and selection
Our risk management approach for our supply chain utilises our supplier due diligence checks and contract management.
For our employees, agency staff and the individuals who One Fylde support, we risk assess and manage our operations via the various policies and procedures in operation, which include incident reporting and safeguarding processes.
Modern Slavery is currently included in Safeguarding training on My Learning Cloud.
One Fylde will review and update this Statement annually, such review to reflect public policy and legislative changes, and against the requirements of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
This statement is made pursuant to the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
The Leadership Team
One Fylde is a locally focused, independent, community-led charity providing support and housing to people with learning disabilities and autism across the Fylde Coast.
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