The Modern Slavery represents any form of forced labour, human trafficking, prostitution.
M247 Group is committed to identifying and improving the practices to combat slavery and human trafficking in accordance with the EU regulations.
We take a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking and expect our suppliers to do the same.
M247 is a trading name for M247 Europe S.R.L., subsidiary of M247 ltd held by Metronet (UK) Limited, including Venus Business Communications Ltd.
The Group of companies has over 250 employees across three sites in the UK and one site in Romania. We host the greenest data centres in Romania and are connected to over 17 global internet exchange points including New York, London, Singapore, Amsterdam and Frankfurt.
M247 is the UK’s fastest growing connectivity and internet infrastructure provider. We provide MORE connectivity choice at fast speeds, so our customers can enjoy flexible access, across a secure global network – designed to keep their data and network safe, 24-7.
We are committed to driving out acts of modern slavery from within our business through to our supply chains.
We currently have a number of policies within our employee handbook to support this, which are available to our people at all times.
These policies include, but are not limited to:
- Anti-Bribery and Corruption
- IT security
- External Relationships
- Ethical Business Conduct
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Health and safety
- Confidential reporting (whistle blowing)
- Grievance resolution
Our supply chains
Our supply chains consist of global suppliers of telecommunications networks, services and equipment, office supplies etc. Our supply chain supports both the delivery of our services to our clients and our day-to-day business operations.
Due to the nature of our business and our corporate governance, we believe there is a low risk of slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains. As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk in our business we are taking proactive measures to understand our suppliers and have in place systems to:
- Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains
- Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains
- Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains
- Protect whistle blowers
Supplier adherence to our values
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply we are developing a due diligence process in order to determine the measures taken by our suppliers in order to combat slavery and human trafficking in their own business and in their own supply chain.
We have a dedicated compliance team, which consists of representatives from the following departments:
- Human resources
Our effectiveness in combating slavery and human trafficking
Over the next period our representatives from Legal, Compliance, HR and Finance will look at how we can improve the way in which we address modern slavery to ensure that we are adopting the correct strategy in combating slavery and human trafficking.
M247 Management Team