It is the policy of i-Decisions (UK) Ltd to conduct business in an honest and ethical manner. As part of that, we recognise our responsibility to ensure we have a clear labour standards policy.
This Policy sets out our position on labour standards, specifically covering the following areas:
i-Decisions does not and will not engage in or support the use of child labour. If i-Decisions engages any young workers (e.g. on work experience), it will ensure that a suitable risk assessment is carried out and that young persons are not exposed to any hazardous conditions, or in any case work more than 8 hours per day.
i-Decisions shall not engage in or support the use of forced or compulsory labour, or bonded or involuntary prison labour. Employees are free to leave after providing reasonable notice in line with their individual contracts of employment.
i-Decisions provides a safe and healthy workplace environment and shall take effective steps to prevent potential accidents and injuries to employee's health by minimising, so far as is reasonably practicable, and in cooperation with its employees, workers and other members of staff, the causes of hazards inherent in the workplace.
Employees shall have access to clean sanitary facilities and drinking water.
i-Decisions does not support any discriminating practices in hiring, remuneration, promotion or training based on gender, race, political belief, religion or any other factor.
i-Decisions shall comply with applicable laws and industry standards on working hours and holiday entitlements. Normal working hours do not exceed 48 hours per week, and overtime hours do not exceed 12 hours per week, with the relevant periods of rest similarly observed.
i-Decisions ensures that all employees have the legal right to be employed in the UK or the Republic of Ireland (as appropriate).
i-Decisions shall comply with national laws and regulations regarding wages and benefits. All work-related activities are carried out on the basis of a recognised employment contract established according to national law and practice.
All members of staff are remunerated in a way which is in excess of the national minimum wage in the UK.
The implementation and monitoring of this policy is the responsibility of the company directors.
Employees and associated persons are required to notify the i-Decisions as soon as possible if it is believed or suspected that a conflict with this policy has occurred, or may occur in the future, or that they are a victim of another form of unlawful activity.
This policy is relevant to the company itself, our contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, freelancers, members of the public and other parties engaged with i-Decisions. We reserve our right to terminate our contractual relationship with any third party suppliers if they breach this policy.
The effectiveness and implementation of this policy will be reviewed as it is deemed appropriate, but no less frequently than every 12 months. Policy review will be undertaken by the directors of i-Decisions.