This statement is made as part of Bounce Teachers’ commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). It summarises how Bounce Teachers operate, the policies and processes in place to minimise the possibility of any problems, any risks we have identified and how we monitor them, and how we train our staff. This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act, and relates to the financial year August 2021 to August 2022. It was approved by the director & management team on 03/08/2021.
1. Our Business
Achieve Teachers Ltd T/as Bounce Teachers is a limited company operating in the education recruitment sector. We provide introduction services & supply temporary workers in the Education sector.
Bounce Teachers is the subsidiary of Achieve Group.
1.1 Who we work with
All of the hirers that we work with, and all of the work-seekers we provide, are known to and identified by our staff. All of the temporary workers we supply are identified by our staff. Some of our work-seekers are supplied via an intermediary, who facilitate providing them to the eventual hiring company but full clearance is done by Bounce Teachers.
The hiring companies that we work with are located in the UK. The work-seekers/ workers we supply live in the UK.
1.2 Other relationships
As part of our business, we also work with the following organisations:
2. Our Policies
Bounce Teachers have a modern slavery policy available upon request.
In addition, Bounce Teachers have the following policies which incorporate ethical standards for our staff and our suppliers, including but not limited to:
2.1 Policy development and review
Our policies are established by our director & our senior leadership team, based on advice from HR professionals, industry best practice and legal advice, and in consultation with the REC. We review our policies on a regular basis, or as needed to adapt to changes.
3. Our Processes for Managing Risk
In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:
After due consideration, we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour, or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be alert to the potential for problems.
Additionally, we have taken the following steps to minimise the possibility of any problems:
Our staff are encouraged to bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.
4. Our Performance
We have also established the following key performance indicators, which are regularly assessed by our director & our senior leadership team:
5. Our Training
All of our staff receive training and support that is appropriate to their role. In particular:
As part of this, our staff are encouraged to discuss any concerns that they have.
Training is refreshed annually.