Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

This statement comprises the slavery and human trafficking statement of Hesley Group for the financial year 2015/2016.  Hesley Group is required to make this statement pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Hesley Group is a specialist provider for young people and adults with autism and other complex needs.  We employ over 1400 employees and in 2014 had an annual turnover of £36.82m.  
Hesley Group’s values on Slavery and Human Trafficking
Within the present financial year Hesley Group has made a commitment aimed at ensuring that no modern slavery or human trafficking takes place in any part of the organisation.

This commitment reflects Hesley Group’s commitment to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls aimed at combating slavery and human trafficking.
Supplier adherence to our values and ethics
Hesley Group has a zero tolerance policy towards slavery and human trafficking and will seek to ensure all persons within the organisation’s supply chain comply with our values and ethics.

In order to ensure proper understanding of the risks posed by modern slavery and human trafficking in the context of the organisation’s supply chains and our business, the firm intends to provide training to its employees as appropriate.