Introduction This statement sets out MEMS Power Generation’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. As part of the Engineering / Transport industry/sector, the organisation recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking. The organisation is absolutely committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities, and to ensuring that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking. Organisational structure and supply chains This statement covers the activities of MEMS Power Generation who are a specialist temporary power solutions provider in operation 24/7, supplying disaster recovery solutions for our diverse range of customers including small businesses through to blue chip multinational organisations and utility companies. With a fleet of over 500 generators and 40 years’ experience, we are the supplier of choice in the UK power rental market. The organisation currently operates within the UK. Responsibility for the organisation’s anti-slavery initiatives are is as follows:
Relevant policies The organisation operates the following policies that describe its approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations:
The organisation encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to the direct activities, or the supply chains of, the organisation. This includes any circumstances that may give rise to an enhanced risk of slavery or human trafficking. The organisation’s whistleblowing procedure is designed to make it easy for workers to make disclosures, without fear of retaliation. Employees, customers or others who have concerns can [use our confidential helpline / complete our confidential disclosure form].
The organisation sources applicants on a direct basis via word of mouth; the corporate website; social media outlets; local and national job boards. Agency workers are not normally sourced, however of required our Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking statement is outlined to said providers. Proof of identification is required as well as vetting procedures. It is MEMS policy not to knowingly conduct business with those engaged with slavery and human trafficking and to cooperate with the Police regarding investigations carried out in relation to slavery and human trafficking, when required Due diligence The organisation undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The organisation’s due diligence and reviews include:
Performance indicators The organisation has reviewed its key performance indicators (KPIs). As a result, the organisation is:
Training The organisation requires supply chain managers within the organisation to complete training on modern slavery. The organisation’s modern slavery training covers:
Awareness-raising programme As well as training staff, the organisation has raised awareness of modern slavery issues by conducting toolbox talks which explains to staff
Board of Directors approval This statement has been approved by the organisation’s Board of Directors, who review and update it annually.