Modern Slavery Policy
Tea Palace Ltd is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking in all its forms. This policy outlines our dedication to identifying and eradicating such practices within our business operations and supply chain. We recognise our responsibility to promote ethical practices and ensure that our business activities do not contribute to or support modern slavery in any way.
- Policy Statement
Tea Palace Ltd unequivocally condemns modern slavery and human trafficking. We are committed to the following principles:
2.1. Compliance with Applicable Laws: We will comply with all relevant laws and regulations in the regions where we operate to prevent and combat modern slavery.
2.2. Ethical Employment Practices: Tea Palace Ltd will maintain fair and ethical employment practices for all its employees, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We will not engage in or support forced labor or child labor.
2.3. Supply Chain Due Diligence: We will take steps to assess and address the risk of modern slavery within our supply chain. This includes conducting risk assessments, audits, and working with suppliers to improve their labor practices.
2.4. Training and Awareness: We will provide training and awareness programs for our employees to help them recognise and prevent modern slavery in our operations and supply chain.
2.5. Reporting and Remediation: We encourage our employees and suppliers to report any concerns or suspicions related to modern slavery. Reports will be investigated, and appropriate actions will be taken to remedy any identified issues.
This policy is the responsibility of every employee, manager, and business partner associated with Tea Palace Ltd. Senior management will take the lead in implementing and monitoring this policy and ensuring that it is integrated into our business processes.
- Risk Assessment
We will regularly assess the risk of modern slavery within our business operations and supply chain. This assessment will help us identify areas where our efforts should be focused and implement appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
- Training and Awareness
We will provide training and awareness programs to our employees, particularly those involved in supply chain management and procurement, to ensure they understand the risks associated with modern slavery and how to report concerns.
- Supply Chain Due Diligence
We will work with our suppliers to ensure they share our commitment to eradicating modern slavery. This may include audits, assessments, and collaborative efforts to improve their labor practices. We will not knowingly engage with suppliers who do not comply with our standards.
- Reporting Mechanism
We encourage anyone with concerns or suspicions related to modern slavery to report them. Reports can be made through our internal reporting channels, and we will treat all reports confidentially and with the utmost seriousness.
- Monitoring and Compliance
We will regularly review and update this policy to ensure its effectiveness. Our compliance with this policy will be monitored through audits, assessments, and internal reporting mechanisms.
Tea Palace Ltd is committed to a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking. We will work diligently to eradicate these practices from our business operations and supply chain. This policy is an expression of our commitment to uphold ethical standards and respect for human rights.
This policy has been approved by Tea Palace Ltd's senior management and will be communicated to all employees and business partners.