Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement

 

C&P Medical Trading Ltd

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

 

 Introduction

 

The statement sets down C&P Medical Trading Ltd commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small.  Staff are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.

 

Organisational structure and supply chains

 

C&P Medical Trading was set up in September 1998 and buys and sells disposable medical products, including bandages, medical wipes, paper towels, needles, syringes, IV and urinary catheters, tapes, dressings, disinfectants, latex and vinyl gloves.

 C&P Medical work very closely within the private Hospital and Wholesale sector and have online shops specialising in disposable supplies for the Podiatry, Chiropody and Physiotherapy markets, consistently delivering competitive prices, with our excellent and expansive product range.

The Company only currently operates in the United Kingdom. Suppliers are based in the United Kingdom and also in Europe and Asia. Audit of the supply chain is the responsibility of the Managing Director and is conducted when a new supplier is established.

Policies

The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.

The following policies set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations

 

Ethical Trading

Summarises how we manage our environmental impacts and how we work responsibly with suppliers and local communities

Due Diligence Processes for Slavery and Human Trafficking

The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes building long-standing relationships with suppliers and making clear our expectations of business partners. Evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier and invoking sanctions against suppliers that fail to improve their performance in line with an action plan provided by us, including the termination of the business relationship.

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The Directors of C&P Medical Trading Ltd endorse this policy statement and are fully committed to its implementation.