Issue Date: June 2019
Next Review: April 2020
MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT
The Board of Directors are committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking within its business activities and supply chains assuring the effectiveness of any actions taken and future action planning and imposes the same high standards on its suppliers.
This statement covers the activities of Trant Holding Company Ltd:
Trant Holding Company Ltd is a family owned business that operates within the Construction and Engineering Industry. Trant Holding Company Ltd main business activities include civil, mechanical, process engineering and MEICA engineering, including full EPC services for private and public sector clients.
Trant Holding Company Ltd, key sectors include process & water, energy, oil & gas and nuclear. Trant Holding Company Ltd apply total engineering throughout the project lifecycle from design development through to commissioning and handover. Trant Holding Company Ltd provide their services for clients in the United Kingdom and internationally.
Trant Holding Company Ltd employs circa of 600 people, 250 of which are field based operatives.
To find out more about the nature of the business please click www.trant.co.uk
Countries of operation and supply
The Company currently operates in the following countries:
In order to undertake its operations, the Company works with a range of suppliers including subcontractors, suppliers of materials and recruitment agencies.
The Company expectations and standards are communicated through the supply chain to set the standard of operation. It is the Company’s ethos to build strong relationships with the supply chain to understand their policies and compliance and assess the potential risks. The Company’s supplier approval process incorporates a review of controls undertaken by the supplier to assess compliance.
As part of the Company’s commitment to addressing and opposing modern slavery there is a range of policies to identify modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations.
Our suppliers are made aware of the Policies and are required to adhere to the same standards.
As part of the Company’s due diligence processes our supplier approval process is being developed to incorporate the following:
Undertaking risk analysis on the supply chain to assess product or geographical risks of modern slavery and human trafficking.
Assessing each new supplier for risk in accordance with this statement.
Conducting supplier audits and assessments to ensure compliance with the Company’s commitment to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking.
Taking steps to improve substandard suppliers' practices, including providing advice to suppliers and requiring them to report on how they intend to address the practices.
Participating in collaborative initiatives focused on human rights in general, and slavery and human trafficking in particular, such as participation in "Stronger together" initiatives.
The procedures the Company is adopting have been designed to:
Risk and Compliance
As part of the Construction and Engineering sector, the Company recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking as the industry has historically been found to be a highly targeted industry.
The Company assesses whether or not particular activities or countries are a high risk in relation to slavery or human trafficking by researching and assessing:
The following aspects are considered to be at high risk of slavery or human trafficking:
It is known that the construction industry and construction sites have been historically targeted by the trafficking regime and is considered to be of high risk to the Company operating within the said industry. The Company are committed to mitigating this risk through stringent identification checks of all staff directly employed by the Company, security clearance processes and complying with our contractual obligations for staff.
The Company also expect all recruitment agencies to follow Company policies and the Company only use approved reputable recruitment agencies. To ensure the potential for slavery and human trafficking is reduced as far as possible, the Company thoroughly check recruitment agencies before adding them to our list of approved agencies.
The Company also engages the services of subcontract labour both within the UK and internationally which is considered as high risk. The Company ensures that the supplier approval process is followed, and the Company applies its stringent subcontract assessment processes in compliance with pas91.
The Company has identified that supply of goods sourced from outside of the UK pose a high risk. To mitigate this the Company will check supply chains to ensure the potential for slavery and human trafficking is significantly reduced. The Company informs suppliers that we intend to engage with, that the Company is not prepared to accept any form of exploitation.
The Company will instigate the following measures to monitor performance:
The Company is committed to educating staff to recognise modern slavery and human trafficking in the Company and supply chains. The training programs will raise awareness, help to identify risk and encourage employees to report any breaches of this statement.
The Company's modern slavery training will cover:
This statement is made in accordance with section 54 (1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the Trant Holding Company Ltd Modern Slavery statement, as approved by: