This statement is made by Paradigm as part of the Pertemps Network Group (PNG). Paradigm are committed to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). Paradigm has always prided itself in taking an ethical stance in the way we manage our workforce and candidates from initial sourcing to assignment / placement. We are committed to ensuring that there is transparency throughout our organisation with our applicants, clients, suppliers and staff.
This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act, and relates to the financial year April 2019 to April 2020.
Paradigm is part of the Pertemps Network Group of Companies, which operates as an employment agency and employment business. For details of our group structure, see www.pertempsnetwork.com.
The PNG Company was established in Birmingham in 1961, today we have branches across the UK supplying recruitment solutions across all industry sectors.
We are members of the industry trade bodies the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCO).
Our legal responsibilities under the varied acts and regulations that as an employment agency/employment business we are required to comply with, form the basis for our policies and procedures and serve to reinforce what we consider to be a moral code of conduct that should be applied at all times in every aspect of our business.
These policies include:
Policies are developed by the Human Resources Department and authorised by the Board of Directors. All policies are reviewed on an annual basis or as necessary pending legal requirements.
Our Supply Chain
In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:
All of our staff receive training and support that is appropriate to their role. In particular:
Future Steps and Review
Paradigm believes in seeking continuous improvement opportunities to raising standards. We will look to develop our policies, procedures and training to support our corporate and individual social responsibilities.