Modern Slavery Act 2015

The Scratch commitment to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015

Scratch is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking.

As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to creating and ensuring a non-discriminatory and respectful working environment for our staff. We want all our staff to feel confident that they can expose wrongdoing without any risk to themselves.

Our recruitment and people management processes are designed to ensure that all prospective employees are legally entitled to work in the UK and to safeguard employees from any abuse or coercion.

Scratch have an employee handbook that ensures the understanding and protection of all employees including but not limited to:

  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Dignity at Work Policy
  • Disciplinary Procedure
  • Grievance Procedure
  • Data Protection Policy

The Scratch Suppliers

Scratch do not enter into business with any organisation, in the UK or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to be involved in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.

Scratch only deal with reputable companies and a review of the suppliers Modern Slavery policy is completed prior to engaging. In the event that this is unsatisfactory, no further engagement will held.

Statement Confirmation

This statement has been approved by Michael Nelson, President, Etek Group

This statement will be reviewed and updated, as appropriate, every year.