Modern Slavery Statement

Introduction

Since Tuta Care started we have always been an active advocate for justice, fairness and compassion in the workplace.  We are committed to meeting and exceeding all standards relating to employment and have robust systems and procedures in place to protect potentially vulnerable workers.

Modern slavery statement

This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Tuta Care has taken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain.

Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Tuta Care has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain.

Our business

We are a provider of domiciliary healthcare office and management staff to the healthcare sector.

Our people
  • We have a dedicated team of specialists to support all our staff including Human Resources and Learning & Development.
  • All our staff are directly employed on permanent contracts. We do not offer and have ever offered any ‘zero hours’ employment
  • We are committed to fair working practices
  • Our payments to all of our staff meet the requirements of the National Minimum Wage or above.

 

Transparency

Tuta Care adopts a transparent approach to the recruitment and placement of our candidates and fully complies with the Duty of Candour principles and the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Tuta Care has robust contracts and/or service level agreements with all supply chains which promote transparency between both parties. Any incidents of Modern Slavery and/or Human Trafficking are documented, investigated (if appropriate) and referred appropriately to the regulatory bodies in accordance with Tuta Care’s Safeguarding and Accident and Incident Reporting Policies/Procedures and also in line with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

 

Our high-risk areas

Tuta Care has taken steps to minimise the risk of the occurrence of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking through:

  • Robust recruitment procedure which includes immigration checks
  • Ensuring candidates have the correct right to work status and documents Appropriate clearance is obtained (via DBS, PVG, and Access NI respectively)
  • Candidates are appropriately trained (including Safeguarding Adults and Children)
  • The appropriately trained office staff Policies and procedures in place

We have not identified any areas of the business that we consider to be high risk, but continue to monitor and assess all aspects of our policies and processes.