Viking Industrial & Marine Services Limited has a zero-tolerance approach to slavery and is committed to preventing acts of slavery and human trafficking from occurring within both its business and supply chain, and imposes those same high standards on its contractors, suppliers and other business partners.
Viking Industrial & Marine Services Limited are based in the UK and specialise in the overhaul, repair & supply of spare parts for Diesel / Gas engines & all associated equipment.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include:
- Anti-slavery policy. This policy sets out the organisation’s stance on modern slavery and explains how employees can identify any instances of this and where they can go for help.
- Equal Opportunities Policy. This policy sets out our commitment to treat equally and with fairness at all times its employees, customers, contractors and those who come into contact with the company.
- Anti-Bribery Policy. This policy ensures compliance from everyone connected with our business to ensure the highest ethical standards.
- Corporate Social Responsibility Policy – Our CSR policy sets out the principles we follow and the programmes we have developed to focus on the areas where we have significant impact or influence. Areas covered in this policy are: Basic Standards of conduct, Employees, Customers, Business Ethics, Safety, Equal Opportunities, Diversity, Fair Pay Policy and Environment .
- Whistleblowing policy. We operate a whistleblowing policy so that all employees know that they can raise concerns about how colleagues are being treated, or practices within our business or supply chain, without fear of reprisals.
- Code of business conduct. This code explains the manner in which we behave as an organisation and how we expect our employees and suppliers to act.
- Recruitment policy. We operate a robust recruitment policy, including conducting eligibility to work in the UK checks for all employees to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will.
Due diligence processes
Educated our staff to recognise the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains. Through our training, employees particularly in parts of the business which manages our supply chain are encouraged to identify and report any potential breaches of the Act or suspicions of anti-slavery and human trafficking within our supply chain.
Told staff what to do if they suspect a case of slavery or human trafficking;
Contacted suppliers to check what assurance arrangements they have in place;
The above procedures are designed to:
Identify and assess potential risk areas in our business and supply chains.
Reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our business and supply chains.
Monitor potential risk areas in our business and supply chains.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement.