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Modern Slavery Statement:

Our Commitment to tackling Modern Slavery

RIBA Chartered Practice

Modern Slavery Statement


Our Commitment to tackling Modern Slavery

The Practice takes a robust approach to combat slavery and human trafficking and are committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our activities and our supply chains. We are also committed to compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements and in establishing and following best practice.     


Our Organisational Structure

The Practice currently employs 20 staff comprising architects alongside a support team.  The Practice provides professional architectural and urban design services in the UK and Ireland, across a number of sectors.  It is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of its employees, ensuring that they are paid more than the Living Wage, be they a year out student or a professionally qualified member of staff.


Our Supply Chains

We expect high standards from all our suppliers and business partners.  We have a limited supply chain which is reviewed and monitored regularly.


Policy Statement

We have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business dealings and relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery is not taking place anywhere in our own business or those of our suppliers.


Relevant Policies

Staff handbook;

Equality and diversity policy.


Compliance with the Policy

Proctor and Matthews encourage openness and will support anyone who raises genuine concerns in good faith under this policy, even if they turn out to be mistaken.  We are committed to ensure that no one suffers any detrimental treatment as a result of reporting in good faith their suspicion that modern slavery in whatever form is or my be taking place in any part of the business or in any of the Practice’s supply chain.


Responsibility for the Policy

Management at all levels have responsibility for ensuring that those reporting to them understand and comply with this policy.


Staff training on anti-slavery measures

To ensure proper understanding of the risks posed by modern slavery and human trafficking in the context of the Practice’s supply chain and its business, this statement is communicated to all staff and training is provided where appropriate.


May 2022