Ethical Employment & TISC Reports (Transparency in Supply Chains)

Green Dragon Ethical Employment

This Code of Practice has been established by the Welsh Government to support the development of more ethical supply chains to deliver contracts for the Welsh public sector and third sector organisations in receipt of public funds.

Evidence illustrates that unethical employment practices are taking place in supply chains throughout Wales and beyond.

This Code is designed to ensure that workers in public sector supply chains are employed ethically and in compliance with both the letter and spirit of UK, EU, and international laws.

The Code covers the following employment issues:

Modern Slavery and human rights abuses.


False self-employment, Unfair use of umbrella schemes and zero hours contracts.


Paying the Living Wage.

The Ethical Employment Statement for NWSSP

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP) is hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust (Velindre). As such, it is bound by the commitments stated within Velindre’s Ethical Employment Statement. Furthermore, NWSSP is equally committed to ensuring that procurement activity conducted on behalf of NHS Wales is done so in an ethical way. We will ensure that workers within the supply chains through which we source our goods and services are treated fairly, in line with Welsh Government’s Code of Practice for Ethical Employment in Supply Chains.

The Full Welsh-English Statement is at this link:Datganiad Cyflogaeth Foesegol, Ethical Employment Statement 2019-20 Welsh - English

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TISC Reports (Transparency In Supply Chains)

This is a centralised database that gives access to "Modern Slavery Statements" posted by suppliers. To be used as part of the Tender process.

TISC anti slavery statements & reports are available from David Ball ext. 029 2090 3852

Please provide supplier name and business numbers in a list format.

Useful Link(s) & Documents of Note:

This is a link to a very informative video, produced by the Welsh Assembly explaining the Code of practice: Ethical employment in supply chains

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Ethical Employment in Supply Chains: Code of Practice WAG

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Ethical Employment in Supply Chains: Example Questions, Conditions & Policies WAG

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