Modern Slavery Statement

This statement sets out Denholm Associates actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

As part of the recruitment industry, the Company recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking.

The Company is absolutely committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities, and to ensuring that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.

Our business

Denholm Associates Ltd is an independent, privately-owned recruitment company. We are a search, recruitment and employer brand consultancy that specialises in commercial marketing, sales & digital opportunities.

Our suppliers

Due to the nature of our work, Denholm Associates engage with a very limited number of suppliers and conduct due diligence on all suppliers before engaging in business. This due diligence includes an online search to ensure that the particular organisation has never been convicted of offenses relating to modern slavery. We also require confirmation that suppliers:

1. Have taken steps to eradicate modern slavery within their business

2. Hold their own suppliers to account over modern slavery

3. Pay their employees at last the national minimum wage (for UK based suppliers)

4. Pay their employees any prevailing minimum wage applicable within their county of operations (for international suppliers)

We may terminate a contract at any time should any instances of modern slavery come to light.


As part of our commitment to ensuring awareness of modern slavery and eliminating practices which may constitute modern slavery, training forms part of our induction process and is reinforced at regular intervals throughout the year.


The prevention, detection and reporting of modern slavery in any part of our business or supply chain is the responsibility of all those working for us or under our control. Employees must ensure that they have read, understand and comply with this statement and avoid any activity that might lead to, or suggest. A breach of this statement.

Employees are encouraged to raise concerns about any issues or suspicion of modern slavery in any parts of our business or supply chains of any supplier tier at the earliest possible stage.

If you believe of suspect a breach of this statement has occurred or that it may occur, employees must notify their line manager or a member of the Board as soon as possible.

Any reports from employees, the public. Or law enforcement agencies to indicate modern slavery practices have been identified will be properly investigated to a satisfactory conclusion.

Board approval

This statement has been approved by the Company's board of directors, who will review and update it annually.