Marsh Industries Limited adheres to the Modern Slavery Act and can confirm the following applies to all its manufacturing sites and offices; This is our code of conduct as a socially aware UK manufacturer.
Marsh Industries (the company) does not employee children either directly or indirectly. We seek assurances from suppliers that this is also prohibited in their supply chain to us.
A child is defined as any person under the age which the local minimum age law stipulates for work or is subject to mandatory schooling. As a general rule this would be anyone under fifteen years of age.
Bonded Labour, eg, a person becomes a bonded labourer when their labour is demanded as a means of repayment for a loan. No gang masters are used either for the supply or recruitment of employees to the company.
There is no slavery, forced, bonded or involuntary labour in our company and across our supplier’s operations.
To ensure compliance, workers have the legal right to work at the premises, to leave the premises at the end of their working day and the freedom to terminate employment at any time in accordance with the agreed notice period.
There is no one working for the company who could be considered to have been subject to Human Trafficking.
To ensure compliance, workers cannot be recruited through a person who arranges or facilitates the travel of another person with a view to that person being exploited. It is irrelevant whether that person has consented to travel.
Workers are prevented from exposure to any health and safety hazards that are likely to pose an immediate risk of causing death, permanent injury or illness.
A copy of the company handbook and documents referring, to equal rights, the environment, etc, are available on request.
An electronic recording system is used to monitor and record employees hours of work, all employees are paid above the living wage, and all included in a company bonus and incentive schemes.
We prohibit any form of bribery offered or used in relation to suppliers or customers of the company. We would close our account with any supplier who attempted to bribe any member of our staff.