QUBA SOLUTIONS MODERN SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING STATEMENT 2022
Introduction from the Board of QUBA Solutions Ltd
Slavery and human trafficking remain a blight on our global society and we all have a responsibility to be alert to the risks, however small, within our own business and in the wider supply chain.
This statement sets out QUBA Solutions Ltd’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains.
Our staff are expected to report concerns and management are expected to act upon any reports.
QUBA Solutions Ltd provides both the finance and back office capability in a convenient online platform, allowing individuals to run and grow a successful recruitment business. QUBA Solutions Ltd operates in multiple industries, including but not limited to; Driving, Engineering, Industrial, IT, Legal, Medical, Office/Admin workers, Sales & Marketing, Social/Care and Telecoms Engineering. QUBA Solutions is a leading member within its trade association, UK Finance. We operate in accordance with the Invoice Finance and Asset Based Lending Standards Framework, including the Code of Conduct and independent complaints process.
QUBA Solutions Ltd has an annual turnover in excess of £250m.
Our Supply Chain
QUBA Solutions Ltd is committed to acting ethically and expect all of their suppliers to make the same commitment. QUBA Solutions Ltd will address any failures by their suppliers to meet such standards on a case by case basis and ultimately may lead to their ceasing to trade with any such supplier.
Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery policy reflects QUBA Solutions Ltd’s commitment to always act ethically and with integrity throughout our business relationships.
Due Diligence for Slavery and Human Trafficking
As part of our policy and procedures to identify any risk, QUBA Solutions Ltd ensures that;
We have a zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. We expect all those in our supply chain and any contractors to comply with the values set out in this document.
To guarantee a high level of understanding and engagement with this policy and the risks associated with modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain or business, we provide training to relevant members of staff. All staff members are encouraged and regularly reminded to raise any concerns that they may have either to their manager, or another manager. In 2022, there were no modern slavery related risk incidents reported to management. All Directors have been briefed on this subject.
Whilst we provide training for all new employees as part of their induction, we will add additional training to our Management Development Programme in 2023 to re-visit the issues around modern slavery.
Measuring Effectiveness in Combating Slavery and Human Trafficking
We use the following key performance indicators (KPI’s) to measure how effective we have been in combatting slavery and human trafficking in any part of our business or supply chain;
This statement has been approved by the organisation’s board of directors and is made in pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the businesses slavery and human trafficking statement.
Approved by the Board of Directors on 22/12/2022 and signed by an authorised director:
Name: Rik King
Job Title: Director