To be Britain's most trusted source of home improvements by putting the customer first, acting decisively, delivering outstanding products, customer service and satisfaction.
Anglian Windows Ltd. operates in the UK serving the retail, public sector and commercial markets. The company manufactures and installs a wide range of home improvement products designed to improve the aesthetics, security and energy efficiency of properties. The Group has an annual turnover in excess of £250m and an employed workforce of approximately 2,000 people. Our head office and manufacturing plants are based in Norwich, and Anglian have a network of sales outlets and installation depots across the UK mainland.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps being taken by Anglian to understand all potential modern slavery risks to its business and to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place in any of its supply chains, and in any part of its own business.
Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Anglian has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within any part of our business or our supply chains. Below are set out policies and practices in place during the 2018/19 financial year and actions Anglian are committed to taking during 2019/20.
Anglian have a number of policies and practices in place to ensure that Anglian are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include:
Anglian’s Modern Slavery Policy sets out its stance on modern slavery and explains how Anglian will handle such issues. It also includes guidance as to how to identify and report any suspected issues and where to find further information or guidance.
Anglian operate a robust recruitment and selection process. This includes ensuring that appropriate identity checks are carried out in accordance with our Prevention of Illegal Working Policy, to establish that all new employees are eligible to work in the UK.
Anglian only source agency workers from reputable UK employment agencies who comply with the Agency Worker Regulations and carry out the appropriate identity checks to establish that workers are eligible to work in the UK.
Anglian complies with National Living Wage. All employees are paid directly into a personal bank or building society account in their name.
Anglian encourage all its employees and any other individual working for or on behalf the Company to report concerns about suspected malpractice or wrongdoing, whether related to activities within the Company or to its suppliers or sub-contractors. The Anglian Whistleblowing Policy provides guidance as to how to raise concerns. It also provides reassurance to any individual raising a concern that this will be taken seriously, investigated appropriately, that their confidentiality will be respected and that they are able to raise genuine concerns without fear of reprisals, even if they turn out to be mistaken. Further guidance and support is available from the Whistleblowing Officer and an independent confidential helpline.
Anglian has a complex supply chain with a variety of commercial relationships with third parties and this is a key area of focus for Anglian’s anti-slavery activities.
All suppliers and sub-contractors of the Anglian Group will have access to this Statement and the Anglian’s Modern Slavery Policy and will always be made aware of the standards of behaviour Anglian expects from them.
The procurement team completed the following activities during 2018/19:
The procurement team will commence the following activities during 2019/20:
This statement was approved by the Board of Directors.
Anglian Group (the Company) is committed to protecting the environments in which it operates and the health, safety and welfare of its employees and contractors. We recognise that our people are our greatest asset and vital to the sustained success of our Company. We are therefore fully committed to preventing workplace injury and ill health and to improving standards of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) management for our employees, contractors and customers alike.
We will achieve this by:
Employees and contractors are expected to:
Management are responsible for communicating this Policy Statement throughout their teams. Any form of non-compliance with EHS Policy may result in disciplinary action which could lead to dismissal. Visitors or contractors who fail to adhere to our Policy will be asked to leave the premises (in the case of contractors, Anglian will review the status of any agreement held with the contractor).
Anglian is interested in finding talented, ambitious and driven people to join our team. We look forward to hearing from you!