Ethical Trading:

Bubble & Squeak’s company social responsibility policy is to seek the purchase of goods and services that minimise negative and enhance positive impacts on the environment and society whilst meeting our business requirements.

Bubble & Squeak seeks to select, develop as well as retain employees on the basis of ability and qualifications for the work to be performed. We do this without discrimination or prejudice under any circumstances, including race, religion, colour, sex, age or physical ability.

Employees will have the right to freely choose employment and be paid the National Minimum wage. Bubble & Squeak’s policies and procedures are designed to ensure that the human rights of all employees, whether directly employed or sub-contracted, and respected in accordance with internationally recognised standards, and the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Our Ethical Purchasing Policy seeks to promote good labour and environmental standards in the supply chain of goods and services to our clients and is monitored via our sub-contractor approval process.

Bubble & Squeak insists on honesty, integrity and fairness in all aspects of its business. We expect the same in its relationship with all parties with whom it conducts business. The direct or indirect offer, payment, soliciting and acceptance of bribes in any form are unacceptable practices and are prohibited throughout the organisation.

It is each employee and supplier’s responsibility to ensure that our products and services are obtained from sources which respect safety, health, environment, product stewardship, product quality, social, legal and ethical standards and sustainability requirements.

 

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Environmental:

Bubble & Squeak Cleaning Limited is accredited with ISO 14001 status. Our environmental policy is based on the belief that everything we do matters to those around us.

At Bubble & Squeak, we put people first. The health, safety and welfare of our customers, employees and the people of the communities we serve are paramount. That is why we take our commitment to environmental stewardship seriously and have developed specific principles to guide us in serving our customers. At Bubble & Squeak, we pledge to: Consider health, safety and environmental issues in our action. We are committed to providing safe, effective, quality services through the use of proven methods and tested products. At Bubble & Squeak, we will strive to be a leader in understanding the health, safety and environmental effects of the products and methods we use. Staying abreast of scientific research and trends in new product development.

We use and apply all products safely. We are in the business of helping people keep their homes, workplaces and surroundings vital and healthy, we seek to reduce the harmful effects of pests and disease on the environments we service. While many of the products we use are available to consumers, our services are designed to provide maximum benefit with minimal environmental impact through careful, selective, professional application. We believe the key to providing a safe, quality service is employee training. Thus, at Bubble & Squeak, the training and evaluation of our employees is ongoing.

Communicate openly and honestly: We will strive to foster an open, honest dialogue with our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate.

Ensure the safety and well-being of our employees. We will provide our employees with the tools, training and support they need to do their jobs safely, effectively and efficiently. At Bubble & Squeak, we will maintain a work environment where risks are understood and minimised and where adherence to safe work practices is expected and commended.

Minimise waste through re-use and recycling: We are committed to re-using and re-cycling as the best methods for minimising waste (and will help our customers employ these practices also). When these methods are not practical, we will take responsibility for assuring the safe disposal of wastes generated by our services.

Include resource conservation in our daily operations: We recognise the limited nature of our natural resources. We will use energy efficiently and responsibly and practice prudence in our consumption of both renewable and non-renewable resources. We will strive to use sustainable energy sources whenever practical.

Environmental Targets:

Bubble & Squeak Cleaning Limited has set environmental targets as part of its management programme. We aim to reduce CO2 emissions and the amount of waste to landfill as part of its day-to-day business activities.

Community:

Bubble & Squeak participate in a variety of community benefit practices within their localised areas.

Our business owner actively supports local charities, good causes and organisations. We wish to enhance the lifestyle of vulnerable people or people in need within the local community as well as offer environmental support to help enrich the local community.

By offering and providing support within our local communities, Bubble & Squeak can make a positive impact on the welfare of the society within which we all live.

Equal Opportunities:

Bubble & Squeak is striving to ensure that the work environment is free of harassment and bullying. We make sure that everyone is treated with dignity and respect in the workplace.

Bubble & Squeak is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. To avoid unlawful discrimination, whether directly or indirectly in employment, in dealing with customers or throughout the supply chain.

A policy is in place to assist the company and it’s custodians to comply with the Equality Act 2010 and the Disability Discrimination Act 2005. The policy is applicable to all employees working for Bubble & Squeak and is trained as part of an induction process.

Welfare Of Children and Vulnerable Adults:

Bubble & Squeak acknowledges the duty of care in respect of the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is committed to statutory responsibilities and government guidance. We take the required steps to ensure that customers in vulnerable or, potentially vulnerable circumstances are not exposed to risks arising from permanent or temporary vulnerability through their interactions with us or our partners and suppliers.

 

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