Modern Slavery

The Company will ensure that it will comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and is putting strict measures in place to ensure that no slavery is part of any of our business operations that includes our supply chains, goods and services.

An overview of the Company’s organisational structure, its business and supply chains is as follows:

  • trading with public and private sector business to business customers

  • organisation structure is made up of directors and managers from Total Computers and Total Services trading under Total Computer Networks Ltd
  • Total Computer Networks sources its goods from tier one authorised distributors
  • supply chain involves manufacturer, vendor, Total Computers, business customer
  • relationships are built and maintained with vendor relations and good working relations managed by a team of people within Total Computers.

The Company embraces socially responsible trading as part of SEDEX and wherever possible it uses Fairtrade ingredients. 

The Company has a Supplier Code of Conduct that states that Total Computers is committed to ethical business practices and it holds its suppliers to the same high standards. It is Total Computers policy to comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the countries and regions in which it operates and to conduct its business activities in an honest and ethical manner. The Total Computers Code of Conduct declares that Total Computers expects its suppliers to uphold the policies of Total Computers concerning compliance with all applicable law, respect for human rights, environmental conservation and the safety of products and services.

The Company requires any recruitment agencies it uses to have strict compliance to this Act and requires confirmation from them that no agency worker is being exploited as part of any slavery or human trafficking.

The Company has a Recruitment and Selection Policy that ensures compliance with equal opportunities and states that recruitment agencies used come from the Company’s Preferred Supplier Listing.

If it is established that any employee has committed one of the following offences they will be subject to the Company’s Disciplinary Process:

  • the person holds another person in slavery or servitude and the circumstances are such that the person knows or ought to know that the other person is held in slavery or servitude, or

  • the person requires another person to perform forced or compulsory labour and the circumstances are such that the person knows or ought to know that the other person is being required to perform forced or compulsory labour.

If a supplier is found to have committed the above then the Company will cease trading with them immediately and the Company will report them to the relevant authorities, which could include, HMRC, Health and Safety Executive, Modern Slavery Helpline, the Police and the Home Office.

The Company will provide suitable training for all employees to ensure that they are aware of this Statement and can be vigilant in identifying and reporting any concerns they have.

The Company has a Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, as well as Business Ethics and Integrity and Code of Conduct policies for its employees to comply with.