Policy paper

Innovate UK: slavery and human trafficking statement 2016 to 2017

This document describes our responsibility and commitment to prevent modern slavery and trafficking within Innovate UK and its supply chain.

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Innovate UK: modern slavery and human trafficking statement 2016 to 2017

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Innovate UK’s modern slavery and human trafficking statement outlines some of the activities we will carry out in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

This includes actions to:

  • make all staff aware of the act
  • roll out e-learning to existing staff and incorporate into a new hire training and induction programme
  • run awareness workshops of the ‘red flags’ in Innovate UK’s business where there is a risk of slavery or human trafficking and the steps to take to manage these risks
  • raise awareness of any changes to procurement contracts as part of the Government Internal Audit Agency audit plan for 2017 to 2018
  • ensure that modern slavery risks and preventation are built into Innovate UK’s policy review process, including our whistleblowing policy
  • as we transition to UK Research and Innovation, ensure that the act is considered in policies, procedures and documentation, including grant and funding terms and conditions
Published 19 January 2018