The University will always seek to engage with suppliers that work to high levels of performance in relation to their dealings with people, both within their internal organisations and via their external supply chains. The University procurement function operates within the EU Procurement Directives and UK legislation to seek to ensure that the organisations it engages with operate appropriately.
The University Procurement function operates to Flexible Framework Level 4 for its ethical procurement objectives and holds “Planned Level” status in its external Procurement Maturity Assessment.
The University Executive Board has approved the following Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for 2018 to 2019. Download the statement here.