This statement is made pursuant to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the slavery and human trafficking statement for each of Ed Broking Group Ltd and Ed Broking LLP for the financial year ending 31 December 2016. It is approved by the board of Ed Broking Group Ltd and the members of Ed Broking LLP.
Ed Broking is an independent wholesale insurance and reinsurance broking group with offices across the world. It receives (re)insurance business from (re)insurance brokers internationally and places that business with (re)insurance markets internationally.
We are strongly opposed to slavery and human trafficking and will not knowingly support or conduct business with any organisation involved in such activities. We are committed to collaborating with stakeholders to improve transparency and address incidents of slavery or human trafficking identified.
Our supply chains
As (re)insurance brokers we have simple supply chains predominantly comprising of other (re)insurance brokers and financial and professional services organisations; these are considered to be low risk in terms of slavery or human trafficking.
We are committed to the highest professional standards and ethics, and we expect the same high standards from the parties we work with as well as their compliance with all local and national laws and regulations.
We aim to identify and assess in key risk areas in our supply chains. Should we ascertain slavery or human trafficking activities in our supply chains we will work to remediate that through appropriate and proportionate action in accordance with our legal and moral obligations.
Our working practices respect and uphold internationally recognised human rights for our partners, employees and contractors.
Reference to our commitment to prevent slavery and human trafficking is incorporated in training for all Ed Broking group employees. This will ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of slavery and human trafficking in supply chains and the business in general.
Ed Broking has a whistleblowing policy that encourages all employees to report any suspected concerns regarding unethical behaviour.