Policies in relation to slavery and human trafficking
Microbiological Supply Company Ltd fully endorses the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Alpha Laboratories, and thereby its staff, have a duty of care to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain.
Our commitment is embodied in our Anti-Slavery, Social Compliance and Code of Conduct, Whistle blowing and Equality & Diversity Policies.
Our Internal processes of Recruitment, staff Training, Inductions define our expectations for business and staff behaviours. Externally, Microbiological Supply Company Ltd requires its business partners and its supply chain to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, industry codes and contractual terms.
Due diligence processes
Microbiological Supply Company Ltd enters into formal agreement following visits and technical audit with suppliers. Internal quality procedures are followed and a social compliance declaration is completed by the supplier as part of our due diligence on all suppliers before allowing them to become a preferred supplier. The visits and declaration include: