Modern Slavery Statement
nlightnIT are a specialist remote technical services company operating out of the UK. We recognise that all businesses have an obligation to prevent slavery and human trafficking and will do all in its power to prevent slavery and human trafficking within our company and supply chain.
Modern slavery is an international crime and can take many forms including but not limited to the trafficking of people, forced labour, servitude and slavery. The Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires commercial organisations supplying goods or services with a turnover above £36 million to prepare and publish an annual statement.
nlightnIT is not required by UK law to issue a statement but do so to help tackle this crime and as a commitment to meet with the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and related government guidance.
Our Supply Chain
As a small service delivery business, our supply chain is lite touch and predominantly consist of key technology giants having UK and US core origins. However, the need and necessity to follow a defined supply chain analysis remains prudent.
Our Policy’s and Practices
We ensure that all staff are fully vetted to guarantee their suitability to work for nlightnIT.
Employees should be free to choose to work for their employer and to leave the company upon reasonable notice.
All employees must be provided with a clear contract of employment, which complies with local legislation.
All employees must be treated in a fair and equal manner and with dignity and respect.
Suppliers are expected to have in place a policy recognising, respecting and protecting the human rights of their employees, those of their suppliers and business partners and where necessary the communities affected by the suppliers’ operations.
Any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment on the grounds of marital or civil partnership status, sex (including gender reassignment), race (including colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality), disability, sexual orientation, having or not having dependents, religious belief or political opinion, age, trade union activity and offending background should be prohibited.
All applicable laws and industry standards on employee wages, benefits, working hours and minimum age should be adhered to in all countries of operation, without any unauthorised deductions. Suppliers should observe the provisions of the International Labour Organization such that any young persons under the age of 18 should not be employed to work at night or for any hazardous work and their employment should not harm the young person’s education, health or physical, mental, moral or social development. No young persons may be employed below the age of 16.
All slavery and human trafficking laws must be complied with including, but not limited to, the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. Suppliers must ensure their business operations are free from slavery and human trafficking practices whether in the UK or elsewhere, both internally and within their supply chains and other external business relationships. 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.
As part of our commitment to identify and eradicate slavery and human trafficking, we undertake due diligence checks on our supply chain to ensure compliance with legislative obligations.
All nlightnIT employees have access to dedicated channels through which they may voice concerns. nlightnIT is committed to protecting employees when disclosing malpractice and will ensure that all disclosures made in good faith will be treated confidentially and without fear of retaliation.
This statement is made pursuant to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes nlightnITs slavery and human trafficking statement in respect of its 2022/2023 financial year.