This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement is a response to Section 54(1), Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act
2015 and relates to actions and activities for the financial year ending 31 March 2023.
KATLAS Technology Limited (‘the Company’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking
violations in its own operations, its supply chain, and its products. We have zero-tolerance towards slavery and require our
supply chain to comply with our values.
KATLAS Technology Limited and has business operations in the United Kingdom.
We operate in the technology sector. The nature of our supply chains is as follows: we provider individuals and business
customers with technology infrastructure to store and share data in order to transact using network services.
For more information about the Company, please visit our website: https://katlastechnology.com/.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner.
These include the following:
Recruitment and selection policy – We conduct checks on all prospective employees to verify that they are eligible
to work in the UK.
Supplier code of conduct – We operate this policy to ensure our suppliers operate in full compliance with the laws,
rules and regulations of the countries in which they operate, and to seek similar commitments across their own
Whistleblowing policy – We operate this policy so that employees are able to raise concerns about how staff are
being treated or practices within our business or our supply chains without fear of reprisal.
Staff code of conduct – We are committed to the fair treatment of all staff. Our staff code of conduct reflects our
core values and expected behaviours. The code of conduct makes it clear that we have a zero-tolerance approach to
Procurement policy – We want to make sure that potential suppliers are committed to ensuring that slavery and
human trafficking is not taking place within their own supply chains. Our procurement policy and supporting
procedures set out controls and checks undertaken to help verify this.
Safeguarding policy – This policy highlights the potential risks of modern slavery and human trafficking, including
how to identify signs of exploitation and how to report concern.
We make sure our suppliers are aware of our policies and adhere to the same standards.
As part of our efforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, we
have adopted the following due diligence procedures:
Internal supplier audits.
External supplier audits.
Checking certain suppliers with external third parties for any slavery or human trafficking risks.
Our due diligence procedures aim to:
Identify and action potential risks in our business and supply chains.
Monitor potential risks in our business and supply chains
Reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our business and supply chains.
Provide protection for whistleblowers.
Risk and Compliance
The Company has evaluated the nature and extent of its exposure to the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in
its UK supply chain through:
Evaluating the slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier.
Creating an annual risk profile for key suppliers.
Reviewing on a regular basis all aspects of the supply chain based on supply chain mapping.
We do not consider that we operate in a high-risk environment because the majority of our supply chain is based in the UK
and in low-risk industries, such as internet software and services.
We do not tolerate slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains. Where there is evidence of failure to comply with
our policies and procedures by any of our suppliers, we will require that supplier to remedy the non-compliance.
The Company uses Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure its effectiveness and ensure that slavery and human
trafficking is not taking place in its business and supply chains. These KPIs are as follows:
We will train our staff about modern slavery issues and increase awareness within the Company.
We will carry out a regular audit of suppliers – 100% of suppliers each year.
The Company requires its staff to complete training and ongoing refresher courses on slavery and human trafficking. The
How to identify the signs of slavery and human trafficking.
What initial steps should be taken if slavery or human trafficking is suspected.
How to escalate potential slavery or human trafficking issues to the relevant parties within the Company.
What external help is available.
What steps the Company should take if suppliers in its supply chain do not implement anti-slavery policies in highrisk
scenarios, including their removal from the Company’s supply chain.
The statement was approved by the board of directors.
edward cole, Director
KATLAS Technology Limited
Date: 4th February 2024