Modern Slavery Statement
Caerphilly Council delivers a wide range of statutory and discretionary public services, provided directly through our own workforce, and through private and third sector organisations.
In November 2017, Caerphilly Council’s Cabinet signed up to the Welsh Government’s Code of Practice (‘the code’): Ethical Employment in Supply Chains. The codes 12 commitments include tackling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking, this statement sets out the action that the Council has taken, and will take, to ensure that there is no Modern Slavery or Un-ethical employment practices in its own business or supply chains.
Caerphilly Council is fully committed to providing visibility to its Modern Slavery statement and ensuring transparency in our supply chains. In accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Council recognises the responsibility it has as an employer to be aware of the potential for instances of Modern Slavery and to report such instances or concerns to the relevant bodies.
Modern Slavery Statement (PDF)