This statement sets out Caper and Berry’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.
Organisational Structure & Supply Chains
This statement covers the activities of Caper and Berry:
Caper & Berry are a well-established event caterer working across London and the South East, collaborating with private clients and some of the biggest planners in the UK.
Caper and Berry operates in the UK only, with the company being based in Eashing Nr Godalming.
Caper and Berry undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers and reviewing current suppliers. The organisation has a small number of suppliers mainly providing agency staffing, food and equipment however when looking to engage a new supplier the company is committed to:
- Evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier i.e. by only using reputable companies and asking them to supply their Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy / Statement.
- Checking staffing agencies have evidence of their staff’s right to work in the UK and provide evidence of adhering to applicable employment law practices i.e. minimum wage rates.
Caper and Berry recognises the importance of maintaining constant vigilance to identify and address any issues associated with slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains. We are committed to continuing to enhance our capacity to identify, prevent and mitigate any actual or potential risks in these areas.
This statement has been approved by the organisation’s board of directors, who will review and update it annually.