Organisation: BerryWorld

Site: BerryWorld Head Office

Country: United Kingdom

Sector: Other – Please Specify

Partner Type: Business Partner Advanced

Verified Partner: Yes

Business Type: Supplier: Individual Site

Company Sedex registration number (ZC):

Site Sedex registration number (ZS): ZS1058091

Business Partner Commitments
Evidence of Implementation
1. A representative from this location has registered with the Stronger Together website to access free guidance and resources.
1. An appropriate representative for the business has registered with the Stronger Together website to access free guidance and resources.
1. A representative from this location has registered with the Stronger Together website to access free guidance and resources.
1. An appropriate representative for the business has registered with the Stronger Together website to access free guidance and resources.
1. An appropriate representative for the business has registered with the Stronger Together website to access free guidance and resources.
Yes
2.a A senior manager from this location has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops in the last three years:
2.a A senior manager from the business has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
2.a A senior manager from this location has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
2.a A senior manager from the business has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
2.a A senior manager from the business has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
  • Tackling Modern Slavery in UK Businesses
  • Tackling Modern Slavery in Construction
  • Detecting, Deterring and Dealing with Forced Labour in Agri-Businesses South Africa
  • Combatiendo el trabajo Forzoso en las empresas agricolas espanolas
Tackling Modern Slavery in UK Businesses
Emma Henry
Senior Responsible Sourcing Manager
Morrisons depot, Northampton
2017-06-28
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Business Partner Advanced

2.b A senior manager from this location has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops in the last three years:
2.b A senior manager from the business has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
2.b A senior manager from this location has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
2.b A senior manager from the business has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
2.b A senior manager from the business has attended one of the following Stronger Together training workshops:
  • Advanced Tackling Modern Slavery in UK Businesses
  • Taking your next steps: A Follow-up Workshop for Agri-Businesses in South Africa
Advanced Tackling Modern Slavery in UK Businesses
Emma Henry
Senior Responsible Sourcing Manager
Online
2020-09-29
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3. The business has developed and implemented a “Hidden Labour Exploitation/Forced Labour/Modern Slavery” policy
The title of this policy may differ per business, e.g. for technical, contextual or legislative reasons.
Upload your implemented “Hidden Labour Exploitation/Forced Labour/Modern Slavery” Policy addressing hidden exploitation risks within the business.
4. A senior manager has been appointed with overall responsibility for implementing the business “Hidden Labour Exploitation/Forced Labour/Modern Slavery” Policy.
Yes
Emma Henry
Senior Responsible Sourcing Manager
5.a The site has implemented at least 50% of the most recent version of the Stronger Together’s:
  • Employer Good Practice Implementation Checklist; or
  • Construction Sector Good Practice Implementation Checklist; or
  • Stronger Together South Africa Good Practice Implementation Checklist; or
  • Lista Para Empresas Para la Implementación de Buenas Prácticas en el Centro de Trabajo

Checklists available to download here

5.a The business has implemented at least 30% of Stronger Together’s Progress Reporting Tool

PRT UK score: 77.78

PRT SA score: N/A

5.a The site has implemented at least 50% of the most recent version of the Stronger Together’s:
  • Employer Good Practice Implementation Checklist; or
  • Construction Sector Good Practice Implementation Checklist; or
  • Stronger Together South Africa Good Practice Implementation Checklist; or
  • Lista Para Empresas Para la Implementación de Buenas Prácticas en el Centro de Trabajo

Checklists available to download here

5.a The business has implemented at least 30% of Stronger Together’s Progress Reporting Tool

PRT UK score: 77.78

PRT SA score: N/A

5.a The business has implemented at least 50% of Stronger Together’s Labour Provider Good Practice Implementation Checklist:

Available to download here

Upload copy of the recently completed Checklist. Ensure you download and complete the up to date relevant Checklist - available here
Upload copy of the recently completed Progress Reporting Tool Summary Report.
Upload copy of the recently completed Checklist. Ensure you download and complete the up to date relevant Checklist - available here
Upload copy of the recently completed Progress Reporting Tool Summary Report.
Upload copy of the recently completed Checklist. Ensure you download and complete the up to date relevant Checklist - available here

Business Partner Verified

5.b Within the last 3 years, a Stronger Together Verification Assessment has been completed at this location confirming at least 50% of the relevant Good Practice Implementation Checklist has been implemented.
5.b Within the last 3 years, the business has completed a Stronger Together Organisational Progress Assessment (OPA) confirming that at least 30% of recommended good practice has been implemented.
5.b Within the last 3 years, a Stronger Together Verification Assessment has been completed at this location confirming at least 50% of the relevant Good Practice Implementation Checklist has been implemented.
5.b Within the last 3 years, the business has completed a Stronger Together Organisational Progress Assessment (OPA) confirming that at least 30% of recommended good practice has been implemented.
5.b Within the last 3 years, a Stronger Together Verification Assessment has been completed at this location confirming at least 50% of the Labour Provider Good Practice Implementation Checklist has been implemented.
Yes
Upload copy of Verification Assessment/OPA Report

Business Partner Verified

5.c An action plan has been developed and is being implemented to act on the Stronger Together expert consultant recommendations following the assessment and to continuously improve the implementation of good practice.
Yes
Upload copy of Action Plan
6. An established ongoing engagement and training programme is in place to ensure key staff are aware of their responsibilities to address labour exploitation risks, including how to spot the signs of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation at work and how to act appropriately where these have been identified. Key staff can include:
  • Members of the senior management team
  • Supervisors and team managers
  • HR, Payroll and staff involved in direct recruitment
  • Worker and Trade Union representatives
6. The business has established an ongoing engagement and training programme to ensure key staff at all operational sites/locations are aware of their responsibilities to address labour exploitation risks, including how to spot the signs of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation at work and how to act appropriately where these are identified. Key staff can include:
  • Members of the senior management team
  • Supervisors and team managers at operational sites and offices
  • HR, Payroll and staff involved in direct recruitment
  • Worker and Trade Union representatives
6. An established ongoing engagement and training programme is in place to ensure key staff are aware of their responsibilities to address labour exploitation risks, including how to spot the signs of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation at work and how to act appropriately where these have been identified. Key staff can include:
  • Members of the senior management team
  • Supervisors and team managers
  • HR, Payroll and staff involved in direct recruitment
  • Worker and Trade Union representatives
6. The business has established an ongoing engagement and training programme to ensure key staff at all operational sites/locations are aware of their responsibilities to address labour exploitation risks, including how to spot the signs of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation at work and how to act appropriately where these are identified. Key staff can include:
  • Members of the senior management team
  • Supervisors and team managers at operational sites and offices
  • HR, Payroll and staff involved in direct recruitment
  • Worker and Trade Union representatives
6. The business has established an ongoing engagement and training programme to ensure key staff are aware of their responsibilities to address labour exploitation risks, including how to spot the signs of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation at work and how to act appropriately where these are identified. Key staff can include:
  • Consultants and supervisors
  • HR, Payroll and staff involved in recruitment
  • Worker and Trade Union representatives

As part of the of the BerryWorld employee training program it is now mandatory for everyone to complete inhouse modern slavery training and is now part of the induction process. Human Rights training has been provided to Directors and Managers in line with our tiered approach training strategy to raise awareness of labour exploitation, human rights and the legal responsibilities associated with this Modern Slavery Act 2015. Specific training on modern slavery has been provided to technical teams and those specifically who visit sites. Stronger Together Purchasing Practices course was held online for individuals with the procurement and sales teams (24/03/2021) to strengthen awareness in procurement supply chain areas. Investigative interviewing training has been provided to members of the Responsible Sourcing team, who regularly visit sites and speak to workers. BerryWorld also require suppliers in specific countries to attend Stronger Together Training.
7. You implement ongoing awareness raising and engagement activities with workers. This can include:
  • Displaying the Stronger Together workplace posters
  • Issuing Stronger Together worker leaflets to all workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers via the labour provider/recruitment intermediary/service provider)
  • Delivering training sessions
  • Promoting grievance and whistleblowing channels that are available to report concerns
  • Appointing a Stronger Together/Modern Slavery Champion to promote reporting channels and the signs of labour exploitation
  • Conducting team briefings
  • Promoting the Just Good Work App with workers
  • Conducting worker welfare interviews
  • Collaborating with Trade Union representatives to engage workers
  • Inviting local support services/charities to speak to workers
7. The business implements ongoing awareness raising and engagement activities with workers. This can include:
  • Displaying the Stronger Together workplace posters at relevant operational locations
  • Issuing Stronger Together worker leaflets to all workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers via the labour provider/recruitment intermediary/service provider)
  • Delivering training sessions
  • Promoting grievance and whistleblowing channels that are available to report concerns
  • Appointing a Stronger Together/Modern Slavery Champion to promote reporting channels and the signs of labour exploitation
  • Conducting team briefings
  • Promoting the Just Good Work App with workers
  • Conducting worker welfare interviews
  • Collaborating with Trade Union representatives to engage workers
  • Inviting local support services/charities to speak to workers
7. You implement ongoing awareness raising and engagement activities with workers. This can include:
  • Displaying the Stronger Together workplace posters
  • Issuing Stronger Together worker leaflets to all workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers via the labour provider/recruitment intermediary/service provider)
  • Delivering training sessions
  • Promoting grievance and whistleblowing channels that are available to report concerns
  • Appointing a Stronger Together/Modern Slavery Champion to promote reporting channels and the signs of labour exploitation
  • Conducting team briefings
  • Promoting the Just Good Work App with workers
  • Conducting worker welfare interviews
  • Collaborating with Trade Union representatives to engage workers
  • Inviting local support services/charities to speak to workers
7. The business implements ongoing awareness raising and engagement activities with workers. This can include:
  • Displaying the Stronger Together workplace posters at relevant operational locations
  • Issuing Stronger Together worker leaflets to all workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers via the labour provider/recruitment intermediary/service provider)
  • Delivering training sessions
  • Promoting grievance and whistleblowing channels that are available to report concerns
  • Appointing a Stronger Together/Modern Slavery Champion to promote reporting channels and the signs of labour exploitation
  • Conducting team briefings
  • Promoting the Just Good Work App with workers
  • Conducting worker welfare interviews
  • Collaborating with Trade Union representatives to engage workers
  • Inviting local support services/charities to speak to workers
7. The business has implemented ongoing awareness raising and engagement with workers. This can include:
  • Displaying the Stronger Together workplace posters at relevant offices and client sites (where possible)
  • Issuing Stronger Together worker leaflets to all workers
  • Delivering training sessions
  • Promoting grievance and whistleblowing channels that are available to report concerns
  • Appointing a Stronger Together/Modern Slavery Champion to promote reporting channels and the signs of labour exploitation
  • Conducting team briefings
  • Promoting the Just Good Work App with workers
  • Conducting worker welfare interviews
  • Collaborating with Trade Union representatives to engage workers
  • Inviting local support services/charities to speak to workers
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Relevant supplying countries display posters and provide leaflets from Stronger Together and managers/ supervisors attend training as required. Suppliers provide multiple communication channels for workers to access such as Berryworld confidential whistle blowing hotline, open door policy, worker representation, welfare officers, grievance mechanism, etc. 2 day MIND Mental health first aid training offered to all UK supplying sites and many Berryworld employees. Just good work app sent to all UK supplying sites to display for their employees. BerryWorld offer a UK Grower Ethical Forum for suppliers to collaborate on topics of interest. BerryWorld has funded a whistle blowing hotline around the world for its suppliers and sent material to the suppliers to promote the hotline within their business. BerryWorld provides template policies and procedures to suppliers on our EQMS website, for example grievance procedure. UK sites will be required to put forward their Stronger Together Modern Slavery Champions in 2021.
8. A session on tackling forced labour and hidden labour exploitation is incorporated into inductions for new workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers). Induction content may include one of the following awareness videos:
  • Daniel and Weronika
  • Concrete
  • Eyes Wide Open
  • Do the Right Thing

Available here

8. A session on tackling forced labour and hidden labour exploitation is incorporated into inductions for new workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers). Induction content may include one of the following awareness videos:
  • Daniel and Weronika
  • Concrete
  • Eyes Wide Open
  • Do the Right Thing

Available here

8. A session on tackling forced labour and hidden labour exploitation is incorporated into inductions for new workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers). Induction content may include one of the following awareness videos:
  • Daniel and Weronika
  • Concrete
  • Eyes Wide Open
  • Do the Right Thing

Available here

8. A session on tackling forced labour and hidden labour exploitation is incorporated into inductions for new workers (including any temporary, seasonal and contractor workers). Induction content may include one of the following awareness videos:
  • Daniel and Weronika
  • Concrete
  • Eyes Wide Open
  • Do the Right Thing

Available here

8. The business has incorporated a session on tackling forced labour and hidden labour exploitation into inductions for new workers. Induction content may include one of the following awareness videos:
  • Daniel and Weronika
  • Concrete
  • Eyes Wide Open
  • Do the Right Thing

Available here

Upload evidence of induction content.

Training for all BW employees and suppliers in specific countries. Example attached. Suppliers are also asked to display the ETI base code and include this in the induction process.
9. You have engaged with all labour providers/recruitment intermediaries to require that they register with Stronger Together, attend a Stronger Together training workshop and are effectively implementing the Stronger Together Labour Provider Good Practice Implementation Checklist.
9. You have engaged with all labour providers/recruitment intermediaries to require that they register with Stronger Together, attend a Stronger Together training workshop and are effectively implementing the Stronger Together Labour Provider Good Practice Implementation Checklist.
9. You have engaged with all labour providers/recruitment intermediaries to require that they register with Stronger Together, attend a Stronger Together training workshop and are effectively implementing the Stronger Together Labour Provider Good Practice Implementation Checklist.
9. You have engaged with all labour providers/recruitment intermediaries to require that they register with Stronger Together, attend a Stronger Together training workshop and are effectively implementing the Stronger Together Labour Provider Good Practice Implementation Checklist.
9. The business has engaged with all subcontracted labour sourcing agencies to require they attend training on forced labour and hidden labour exploitation risks.

The business has implemented an effective system throughout the labour supply chain to ensure that no fee or cost of recruitment will be charged to workers (see Responsible Recruitment Toolkit.org)

Yes
10. You regularly conduct pro-active worker records checks for indicators of hidden labour exploitation. These checks include:
10. The business conducts regular pro-active worker records checks for indicators of hidden labour exploitation at all operational locations. These checks include:
10. You regularly conduct pro-active worker records checks for indicators of hidden labour exploitation. These checks include:
10. The business conducts regular pro-active worker records checks for indicators of hidden labour exploitation at all operational locations. These checks include:
10. The business conducts regular pro-active worker records checks for indicators of hidden labour exploitation. These checks include:
  • Addresses of workers and job applicants for high occupancy
  • Bank accounts to identify unrelated workers paid into one account
  • Mobile phone numbers for shared contact details
  • Documents for the shared next of kin/emergency contact details
  • Multiple application documents completed in the same handwriting
  • Landlord information to verify if a staff member is providing accomodation
Yes

UK suppliers have their own policy and are members of RRT. Berryworld have provided a labour provider audit template, available on EQMS for sites to use.
11. The site receives updates on issues and developments with regards to addressing the risks of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation. Examples include:
11. The business receives updates on issues and developments with regards to addressing the risks of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation. Examples include:
11. The site receives updates on issues and developments with regards to addressing the risks of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation. Examples include:
11. The business receives updates on issues and developments with regards to addressing the risks of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation. Examples include:
11. The business receives updates on issues and developments with regards to addressing the risks of forced labour and hidden labour exploitation. Examples include:
Yes

Receive Stronger Together newsletter and suppliers in relevant countries also do. FNET newsletter highlights shared within BerryWorld and with our suppliers. BerryWorld follow on Twitter.
12. The business has established how it will respond where a potential case of forced labour or hidden labour exploitation occurs whether with directly employed staff, agency workers or on-site contractors. Any such reports are acted on appropriately.
12. The business has established how it will respond where a potential case of forced labour or hidden labour exploitation occurs at operational locations whether with directly employed staff, agency workers or on-site contractors. Any such reports are acted on appropriately.
12. The business has established how it will respond where a potential case of forced labour or hidden labour exploitation occurs whether with directly employed staff, agency workers or on-site contractors. Any such reports are acted on appropriately.
12. The business has established how it will respond where a potential case of forced labour or hidden labour exploitation occurs at operational locations whether with directly employed staff, agency workers or on-site contractors. Any such reports are acted on appropriately.
12. The business has established how it will respond where a potential case of forced labour or hidden labour exploitation occurs. Any such reports are acted on appropriately.

BerryWorld have developed a Remediation Policy.
13. The business is required by law/voluntarily chooses to publish an annual statement detailing the actions taken to address modern slavery risks. This statement accords with legislative requirements and Stronger Together good practice guidance.
Yes
Upload copy of the statement.
File not uploaded

OR

https://www.berryworld.com/en-gb/modern-slavery-statement