Supply Chain School

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Resources


Below are the resources currently available for this area, these are categorised into the following knowledge levels: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert

Beginner


  • E-learning Module People, Skills and labour practices

    This module provides an overview of the benefits and principles of business ethics. This includes topics such as Prompt Payment, Living Wage, Zero Hours Contracts, UN Global Compact...

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  • E-learning Module Competitive Advantage through Business Ethics

    E Learning module introducing you to how business ethics can improve your business

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  • E-learning Module Responding to the Modern Slavery Act 2015

    This module discusses the issue of Modern Slavery and what it means for your supply chain

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  • Video Ethical Business: The elements of ethical business

    Mark Turner of Action Sustainability talks about the elements of an ethical business, and steps your business can take to ensure you are operating ethically.

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  • Video The Case for Business Ethics

    Short video explaining the fundamentals of business ethics.

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  • Video Tips for promoting fairness inclusion and respect

    Short video giving you some top tips on promoting fairness inclusion and respect in the workplace.

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  • Web link FIR Toolkit

    This section of the School offers a suite of resources to help you understand what FIR is, what the business benefits are and how to integrate it into your organisation

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  • Web link Diversity at Work - A Guide for SMEs

    EU introduction to the principles of diversity in the workplace

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  • Web link CITB Be Fair Framework

    Resources to develop expertise in equality and inclusion, change attitudes, foster fairer working environments and, ultimately, grow your business. Includes details of the CITB's...

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  • Video The Modern Slavery Act

    Video explaining the fundamentals of the Modern Slavery Act.

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  • Web link Living wage: business benefits

    Summary of employer responsibilities to employees

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  • Web link Balfour Beatty Inspire Young People to Take Up Careers in Construction

    Article explaining how Balfour Beatty used live feed technology to engage over 3,000 students aged between 11 and 18 in an interactive learning session about careers in construction...

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  • Web link CITB Construction work experience programme

    Opportunity for employers to provide work experience to people aged 16 to 18 at no cost

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  • Web link Apprenticeships - National Apprenticeship Service

    Website of the National Apprenticeship Service, including information about offering and applying for apprenticeships and traineeships

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  • Web link Prompt Payment Code

    Link to the website of the Prompt Payment Code administered by the Institute of Credit Management

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  • Web link Bribery Act 2010 guidance

    UK government guidance to commercial organisations to understand procedures they can put in place to prevent bribery.

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  • Video What is CSR

    What is CSR

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  • Video ISO 26000 Social Responsibility

    BSI video on what is ISO 26000

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  • Video The UN Global Compact

    Short video independent video explaining the history of the UN Global Compact

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  • Video UN Global Compact official video

    Short video that outlines the UN Global Compact produced by the UN

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  • E-learning Module The Modern Slavery Act

    This quick 15 minute module discusses the key points you need to know about the Modern Slavery Act and how it affects your business

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  • Video Local Business & Skills Development in Wales

    Overview of this issue in Wales

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  • Video Rights to work - Part two - Carrying out right to work checks

    Part two of two training videos aimed at preventing illegal working and modern slavery in the construction sector. Produced by Willmott Dixon with funding from CITB's Flexible...

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  • Document / Presentation Welsh Government: Code of Practice - Ethical Employment in Supply Chains

    The Welsh Government's standards around ethical employment in supply chains

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  • Document / Presentation Code of Practice Ethical Employment in Supply Chains

    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...

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  • Web link Modern slavery in the UK

    Link to UK government supported website about modern slavery in the UK, including how to identify and report suspicions of slavery

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  • Document / Presentation CIOB - Construction and the Modern Slavery Act

    This report examines the UK construction industry’s response to the Modern Slavery Act and the systemic problems that are eroding the rights of domestic and foreign workers in...

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Intermediate


  • E-learning Module Engaging a Diverse Supply Chain

    An introductory module identifying the steps to engage a diverse supply chain, the differences between supplier diversity and fairness and inclusion, and the benefits of having...

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  • E-learning Module Social Value: Part 1

    In part 1, we explore what Social Value is, and why clients are demanding it as part of their projects

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  • E-learning Module FIR 2: FIR on site - Why it matters and how to achieve it

    This module will cover what FIR is and why it's important to our industry, as well as provide guidance on how to deliver the 4 Toolbox Talks

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  • E-learning Module FIR 1: Achieving business success through FIR

    In this module, we will discuss the meaning of Fairness, Inclusion and Respect, why it is vital to your business, and the implications it has in the workplace

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  • E-learning Module FIR 3: Setting up an inclusive site and site office

    This module will take you through the steps to help ensure your site and site office is safe, secure and inclusive for all staff

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  • Web link How to start a Mentoring Programme

    An article about mentoring written from a US perspective of diversity, but including benefits and suggestions that are transferable to the UK and across sectors

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  • Web link Stronger Together: tackling hidden labour exploitation

    Website of multi-stakeholder initiative aiming to reduce human trafficking, forced labour and third party exploitation of workers

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  • Web link Modern Slavery Bill

    Announcement from UK government that a requirement for big businesses to publicly state each year what action they have taken to ensure their supply chains are slavery free will...

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  • Web link Tackling Modern Slavery in Modern Supply Chains

    Link to guide from Walk Free Foundation about what slavery means today within supply chains and how it can be tackled

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  • Web link Minimum Wage

    Link to HMRC website outlining changes to minimum wage

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  • Web link ACAS: Teeth given to zero hours exclusivity ban

    Article from ACAS reporting that Workers will now be able to take Zero Hours claims to employment tribunals and seek compensation.

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  • Web link Personnel Today

    Guidance documents on exclusive and non-exclusive zero hour contracts

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  • Web link CITB - Construction work experience programme

    A simple and cost effective way to recruit top young talent.

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  • Web link CITB Shared Apprentice Scheme

    Opportunity to hire services of an apprentice who is directly employed by CITB, for placements of any duration, however long or short

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  • Web link Whistleblowing

    Link to Directgov website offering advice on how to manage whistleblowing within a business

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  • Web link Business Anti-Corruption Portal

    Link to international, government supported portal providing practical business information and tools to SMEs to avoid and fight corruption in any territory in which they might...

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  • Web link ISO and Social Responsibility

    ISO 26000 provides guidance on how businesses and organizations can operate in a socially responsible way.

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  • Tool ISO 26000 resource library

    Comprehensive resource library on ISO26000

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  • Web link The Power of Principles

    Outline of the 10 UN Global Compact guiding principles

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  • E-learning Module Social Value: Part 2

    In Part 2, we will explore the methods available for generating, monitoring and measuring social value

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  • E-learning Module FIR: Fair and Inclusive Recruitment

    In this 90 minute module, we will take you through all stages of the recruitment process and point out where you should consider fairness and inclusion.

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  • Document / Presentation Welsh Government: Code of Practice - Guide to Tackling Unfair Employment Practises and False Self-Employment

    Whilst there is a wide range of unfair employment practices, this guide is concerned with tackling the use of unfair umbrella payment schemes, unfair zero hours contracts and...

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Advanced


  • Web link Ethical Trading Initiative - The Business Case

    Article exploring the business case for more ethical business

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  • Web link How to check if someone can work in the UK

    UK government site informing employers how to check that new employees have right to work in UK

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  • Document / Presentation The costs and benefits of London's Living Wage

    Trust for London's September 2012 research into quantitative costs and benefits of paying London Living Wage

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  • Document / Presentation The Living Wage: An economic impact assessment

    KPMG report analysing the benefits of paying the living wage.

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  • Web link Contracts of employment and working hours

    Summary of employer responsibilities to employees

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  • Tool London Councils "Employment & Skills Opportunities Through Procurement Toolkit"

    Including Procurement tool kit

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  • Web link ISO 26000 Social Responsibility

    Link to website of ISO 26000 on Social Responsibility, including lots of free downloads such as "Discovering ISO 26000" and "GRI G4 Guidelines and ISO 26000".

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  • Document / Presentation Handbook for Implementers of ISO 26000

    Handbook for Implementers of ISO 26000 by Ecologica, specifically designed for small businesses

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  • Document / Presentation Guide to Corporate Sustainability

    Official publication by the UN that acts a guide to corporate responsibility

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  • Document / Presentation UN Global Compact management model

    32 page management model produced by Deloitte setting out how to embed the Compact into your business

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Expert


  • Web link The Modern Slavery Act 2015

    Link to the Modern Slavery Act

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