MIDDER is deeply committed to conducting its business in a manner that respects the rights and dignity of all people. We strictly oppose any form of modern slavery or human trafficking in our operations and supply chain.
This statement is made according to Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps MIDDER takes to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in our business or indirect supply chains.
MIDDER is an online news magazine focusing on the intersection of music and technology. Our operations primarily involve digital content creation, publication, and distribution, with a workforce comprising in-house staff and external contributors.
MIDDER is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking are not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
Due diligence processes
To identify and mitigate risk, we have in place the following due diligence processes:
- Conducting background checks on suppliers and business partners to ensure they adhere to similar ethical principles
- Regularly reviewing our practices for checking all employees’ right to work, to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will
- Ensuring that our procurement processes align with our commitment to fight against slavery and human trafficking
Training & awareness
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff. This training is designed to raise awareness and to help staff identify and respond to potential signs of slavery and human trafficking.
Supplier adherence to our values
We have zero tolerance for slavery and human trafficking. We expect all those in our supply chain and contractors to comply with our values. The company will not support or deal with any business knowingly involved in slavery or human trafficking.
MIDDER will regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the steps we are taking to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains.
Going forward, MIDDER will continue to review and develop our procedures to identify, prevent, and mitigate any risks of modern slavery or human trafficking in our business and supply chain.
Approval for this statement
This statement was approved by the Board of Directors at MIDDER and will be reviewed and updated annually.