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Modern Slavery Act 2015: Slavery & human trafficking statement

ORGANISATION’S STRUCTURE
Phaidon International is a global recruitment group comprised of five specialist recruitment brands: Selby Jennings, DSJ Global, Glocomms, EPM Scientific and LVI Associates. From our headquarters in London and a further 9 offices across North America, Europe and Asia; our consultants deliver the following services on a global basis:
  • Temporary, contract and interim recruitment services
  • Permanent, contingent and fixed term selection recruitment services
  • Retained & executive recruitment services
  • Salary surveys and market insights

The labour supplied to Phaidon International in pursuance of its operations is carried out in each of the regions in which we operate: UK, Switzerland, Germany, USA, Hong Kong and Singapore. Our organisation is controlled by a Board of Directors (executive and non-executive), predominately based in the UK.

This statement applies to all companies within and associated to Phaidon International (also referred to in this statement as ‘The Group’).

SUPPLY CHAINS
In order to fulfil its activities, Phaidon International’s main supply chain includes the likes of job boards, media companies, management companies, office equipment/stationary suppliers, IT providers and office cleaners. We understand that Phaidon International first-tier suppliers are intermediary traders and therefore have further contractual relationships with lower-tier suppliers. Our client base includes medium and large international and STEM organisations.

COMMITMENT
Phaidon International acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Phaidon International is aware of the requirement to continually review both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains. Phaidon International does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.

TRAINING
To ensure consistency across our global business, we deliver regular training to all employees on modern slavery and human trafficking within our organisation and supply chain.

POLICIES
The following policies are in place at Phaidon International, and further define its commitment to this statement:
  • Modern Slavery Policy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
  • Supplier Code of Conduct

SLAVERY COMPLIANCE OFFICER
Phaidon International has appointed a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will undertake relevant action with regard to Phaidon International obligations in this regard. This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 for the financial year ending 31/10/2017.

Gail Brown, Group Compliance Officer
For and on behalf of Phaidon International