Wigmore Medical LTD Modern Slavery Statement
Wigmore Medical Ltd is proud of the steps it has taken to combat slavery and human trafficking and is committed to improving its practices to combat slavery and human trafficking.
As an employer we are committed
To confirming the identities of all our employees and their right to work in the United Kingdom
- Paying all our employees above the National Living Wage
- Providing a healthy, safe and secure place of work for all employees and contractors
- Maintaining and monitoring internal policies on grievance-reporting, equality, harassment, anti-bribery and whistleblowing
In the coming year we are looking to implement slavery and anti-trafficking training for senior staff, as well as introducing specific slavery and trafficking policies for all employees.
There have been no use of the whistleblowing or grievance reporting procedures in 2016-2017.
Wigmore Medical has 70 employees and contractors.
Our Supply Chain
We are a distributor at the wholesale and retail level of manufactured medical and aesthetic products and devices produced and regulated in the UK, US and EU. Both the sector and geographical location of our sectors indicate that the risk of slavery and human trafficking is relatively low. However, we support the Government’s objectives to eradicate modern slavery and human trafficking and will be working towards introducing a supplier code of conduct to work towards eradicating modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business.
Our Organisation Structure
Wigmore Medical France has five employees and contractors. It sources its products from the US. As an employer, it is committed to providing a healthy, safe and secure place of work, with adequate renumeration.
Wigmore Clinic is a two-operating theatre clinic opened in September 2017 in Yerevan, Armenia in partnership with four resident doctors. Its equipment has been sourced from the UK, EU and US. Its medicines and consumables are sourced from Armenia and the former CIS, which may have a higher risk profile than products sources from the UK, EU or the US. As an employer, it is committed healthy, safe and secure place of work, with adequate renumeration. Further, there is a strong anti-bribery culture, and its finances are reviewed by Wigmore Medical Ltd to a UK-standard.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 2017. This statement was passed by the Board on 13 December 2018.
Signed B. Eghiayan, CEO
13 December 2018