This modern slavery and human trafficking statement are made on behalf of The Arterial Group pursuant to section 54(1) Modern Slavery Act 2015.
The Arterial Group is in the business of providing management services for real estate companies that wish to provide services in the co-working and flexible office space sector. The Arterial Group is based within London, United Kingdom and all our good and services are procured from within the EU as well as the United Kingdom.
Our Supply Chains
The Arterial Group to fulfil its activities the company’s main supply chains include those limited to running a premium co-working facility. Our suppliers are asked to fill in a pre-questionnaire to ensure they meet The Arterial supplier’s policy & requirements.
Our Policies and Controls
The directors of The Arterial Group has overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with our legal and ethical obligations, and that all those under our control comply with it. Its Directors has primary and day to day responsibility for implementing this policy, monitoring its use and effectiveness, dealing with any quires about it, and auditing the Grosvenor Suppliers Charter regularly and developing procedures to ensure they are effective in countering modern slavery. The directors and their employees are responsible for ensuring those reporting to them understand and comply with this policy and are regularly given the required training to identify such abuses.
Due Diligence Processes
The Arterial Group carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting reviews of the suppliers periodically.
The Arterial Group has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, The Arterial Group is looking into taking the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place.
- Reviewing our supplier policy on a regular basis
- Reviewing the supplier contracts to include termination powers in the event that the supplier is, or is suspected, to be involved in modern slavery
- Has measures in place to identify and assess the potential risks in the supply chains
- Undertaking impact assessments of the services upon potential instances of slavery
- Creating action plans to address the risk to modern slavery
- Embeds a zero-tolerance policy towards modern slavery
Risk Management and Assessment of Effectiveness
The Arterial Group works with external third-party auditors to oversee its internal audit measures are effective and suitability controlled.
The Arterial Group has the following training for its staff to effectively implement its stance on modern slavery
- Induction onboarding training
- Training - How to identify modern slavery
This modern slavery and human trafficking statement was made by the Directors of The Arterial on the 6th April 2023.