Welsh Government: Employment Code

The Welsh Government is committed to ensuring workers are treated fairly and with respect. They are developing a ‘Code of Practice on Ethical Employment in Supply Chains’ to help ensure workers in public sector supply chains in Wales are employed in a legal, fair and ethical way.

21st June 2016

The Welsh Government is committed to ensuring workers are treated fairly and with respect. They are developing a ‘Code of Practice on Ethical Employment in Supply Chains’ to help ensure workers in public sector supply chains in Wales are employed in a legal, fair and ethical way.

The Code of Practice, due to be launched in October 2016, covers the following employment issues:

  •          Modern Slavery;
  •          Blacklisting;
  •          False self-employment;
  •          Unfair use of umbrella schemes and zero hours’ contracts;and
  •          Payment of the Living Wage     

Welsh Government are keen to receive feedback on the proposed Code of Practice and this consultation provides an opportunity for you to contribute your views to help inform its development - attached is a copy of the draft Code (available in English only). You will need to refer to it to answer the questions.

If you would like to provide feedback on the Code of Practice, please complete and submit the online form by 01/07/16. You can access the form by clicking here https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ethical-supply-chains