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Modern Slavery Act Statement 

Last Update : 10th November 2020

Introduction

Jogser Cruise Gaming Academy called “Jogser” recognises that all businesses have an obligation to prevent slavery and human trafficking and will do all in its power to prevent slavery and human trafficking within its business and within the supply chains through which it operates.

Organisation’s Structure 

Jogser Cruise Gaming Academy (the “company”) was established on 1st August 2020 with Ministry of Corporate Affairs under section 12(1) of Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008.

Our Business

Our business consists of providing training for Cruise Gaming industry and facilitate recruitment process for the land, river and sea based companies and their recruitment agencies, which are based in India and overseas. 

Zero Tolerance 

“Modern Slavery” is a crime and a violation of fundamental human rights. It can take many forms including the trafficking of people, forced labour, servitude and slavery. As the Training and Development company, we take our responsibility extremely seriously, particularly when shortlisting candidates for job audition and are aware of the potential for being targeted by traffickers. Jogser has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and is committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all its business dealings and relationships. Jogser implements and enforces effective systems and controls to reduce the risk of modern slavery from occurring in its businesses or supply chains. 

This statement focuses specifically on Jogser compliance with the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act) and Indian Labour Law and its individual Acts. It highlights the steps we take to ensure there is no slavery or human trafficking occurring within the organisation or its supply chains. One of our Company’s most valuable assets has always been its reputation for integrity and fairness. Maintaining this reputation within our market is an essential pre-requisite to our continued success.

Our Supply Chains 

Our supply chains include, but are not limited to, sourcing candidates for clients. This may involve the introduction by external agencies to Jogser of candidates for onward supply to our clients. We expect our suppliers and potential suppliers to aim for high ethical standards and to operate in an ethical, legally-compliant and professional manner by adhering to our Supplier Code of Conduct. We also expect our suppliers to promote similar standards in their own supply chain.

Suppliers are expected to adhere to our Supplier Code of Conduct, Suppliers should have in place a policy recognising, respecting and protecting the human rights of their employees, those of their suppliers and business partners and the communities affected by the suppliers’ operations.

  • Employees should be free to choose to work for their employer and to leave the company upon reasonable notice. 
  • All employees must be provided with a clear contract of employment, which complies with local legislation.
  • All employees must be provided with a clear contract of employment, which complies with local legislation.
  • All employees must be treated in a fair and equal manner and with dignity and respect.

Any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment on any grounds including, but not limited to, marital or civil partnership status, sex (including gender reassignment), race (including colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality), disability, sexual orientation, having or not having dependants, religious belief or political opinion, age, trade union activity and offending background should be prohibited.

All applicable laws and industry standards on employee wages, benefits, working hours and minimum age should be adhered to in all countries of operation, without any unauthorised deductions. Suppliers should observe the provisions of the International Labour Organization such that any young persons under the age of 18 should not be employed to work at night or for any hazardous work and their employment should not harm the young person’s education, health or physical, mental, moral or social development. No young persons may be employed below the age of 16.

All slavery and human trafficking laws must be complied with including, but not limited to, the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and or Indian Labour Laws. Suppliers must ensure their business operations are free from slavery and human trafficking practices whether in the India or elsewhere, both internally and within their supply chains and other external business relationships. We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. 

Due Diligence Process for Slavery and Human Trafficking

Jogser ensures strict compliance checks are carried for all candidates it supplies. We verify the identity of each worker and their right to work before supply commences.

As part of our commitment to identify and eradicate slavery and human trafficking, we have in place a process to undertake due diligence on our supply chain network to ensure compliance with legislative obligations; such compliance forms part of our contractual relationship with suppliers. 

All Jogser employees have access to dedicated channels through which they may voice concerns. Jogser is committed to protecting employees when disclosing malpractice and will ensure that all disclosures made in good faith will be treated confidentially and without fear of retaliation. 

Training

All staff within Jogser are expected to comply with all laws and act in accordance with local guidelines and regulations and act with integrity and honesty. A training module on modern slavery and human trafficking is also available to all employees. Should any of our colleagues need any additional information or support with regard to human trafficking, forced labour, servitude and slavery this will be provided.

As a Company, we are committed to ensuring that no one suffers any adverse employment action or detrimental treatment as a result of reporting concerns in good faith. Company personnel who violate our Company Policies or any of the commitments in this statement may be subject to disciplinary action, and this may include suspension and/or termination of employment, association or relationship with the Company, as well as any other rights or remedies that the Company may have. 

This statement is made pursuant to Section 54 of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and Indian Labour Laws which constitutes Jogser slavery and human trafficking statement in respect of its 2020-21 financial year. 

This policy statement has been approved by the owners of Jogser Cruise Gaming Academy and shall be reviewed and updated annually.

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