Slavery & Human Trafficking


Introduction from the General Manager 

We are proud of the steps we have taken to combat slavery and human trafficking.

Organisation's structure
We are a provider of sales and service of in-vitro diagnostic equipment in the healthcare sector. We are a part of the Werfen Group, and our ultimate parent company is Werfen. Werfen has its head office in Spain. We have 80 employees in the UK.
We have an annual turnover in excess of £35M.

 

Our business 

Our business is organised into 4 business units: Acute Care, Coagulation, Autoimmune and Service.  We sell associated instrumentation and reagents into the healthcare sector and provide service and product support to our customers.

Our supply chains

Our supply chains include: Werfen, IL, Inova, Biokit

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

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. Our Anti-slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains. 

 

Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking

We have in place systems to:
·    Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains.
·    Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains.
·    Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains.
·    Protect whistle blowers. 

 

Supplier adherence to our values and ethics

We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our ethics we have in place a supply chain compliance programme. 


Training
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff. We also require our business partners to provides training to their staff and suppliers and providers.