Modern Slavery Statement

 

Modern Slavery Statement

A)    ORGANISATION
This statement applies to all companies within and associated to OASIS Group across Republic of Ireland, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Belgium. (referred to in this statement as ‘The Group’).

The Group provides Record and Information Management services across the above jurisdictions. This statement relates to the financial year 2016.

B)     DEFINITIONS
The Group considers that modern slavery encompasses:

  • Human trafficking;
  • Forced work, through mental or physical threat;
  • Being owned or controlled by an employer through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse;
  • Being dehumanised, treated as a commodity or being bought or sold as property;
  • Being physically constrained or to have restriction placed on freedom of movement.

C)    COMMITMENT
OASIS acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the legislation. OASIS understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.

OASIS does not enter into business with any other organisation, in Ireland, UK or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.

No labour provided to OASIS in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Group strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in Republic of Ireland, UK, The Netherlands and Belgium

D)    POTENTIAL EXPOSURE
OASIS considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be minimal, nonetheless it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it.

E)     STEPS
OASIS carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.

OASIS has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.

F)     POLICIES
OASIS has the following policies to ensure we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner.

  • Recruitment Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Whistleblowing Policy
  • Code of Conduct

Any suspicions of modern slavery practices can be reported using our Whistleblowing policy as outlined in our Team Member handbook

G)    COMPLIANCE OFFICER
OASIS has a Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Group’s obligations in this regard. 

This statement is made in pursuance of the relevant legislation in each of the jurisdiction we operate within and will be reviewed for each financial year.

 

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