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Modern Slavery Statement

Introduction

This statement sets out the University of Cumbria's position on modern slavery, its understanding of the risks and implications, and the steps that it is taking that aim to mitigate the risks and ensure that slavery and human trafficking do not exist within the University or within its supply chains.

As a provider of Higher Education, the University of Cumbria recognises its responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking. The University is committed to ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in any part of the organisation or in its supply chains. In line with its mission statement and objectives, the University is committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all its corporate and business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place.

This statement relates to the financial year 2021/22.



1. Organisational Structure

2. University of Cumbria policies, processes and procedures on slavery and human trafficking

3. Risk Assessment and High Risk Activities

4. Training and Awareness Raising

5. Aims and Actions

6. Next steps

7. Approval and Signature

Signed by Martin Williams. November 29th 2022.


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