Our Labour Policy

Inspirations Advertising and Design Ltd commits to give full and due consideration to worker rights and obligations established by national and local laws, while at the same time fulfilling the objectives of the requirements of FSC and other applicable standards to which the company is obligated, the scope of which includes:

Child Labour

Inspirations Advertising and Design is committed to the ILO and Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) codes of conduct and as part of that commitment shall not use or employ any form of child labour of UK compulsory school age. The company will however support work experience where coordinated through schools and colleges as part of a young persons education and is aware of its obligations to comply with Employment of Children Act 1973.

Any under 18 persons who are legally employed by Inspirations Advertising and Design Ltd will be subject to a specific under 18’s risk assessment.  No person under the age of 18 will employed in work that impacts on health including hazardous or heavy work, the risk assessment process shall ensure this is the case.

Forced Labour/Modern Slavery

All employment relationships with the company are voluntary and based on mutual consent, without the threat of a penalty. Inspirations Advertising and Design Ltd will ensure compliance with Modern Slavery Act 2015 and that the following practices do not take place, including, but not limited to:

  • physical and sexual violence
  • bonded labour
  • withholding of wages /including payment of employment fees and or payment of deposit to commence employment (other than lawful deductions)
  • unreasonable restriction of mobility/movement
  • retention of passport and identity documents
  • threats of denunciation to the authorities.


In compliance with the Equality Act 2010, the company is also committed to ensuring there is no unfair discrimination in employment or occupation and practices adopted are non-discriminatory.  Further detailed are included in the company’s Equality & Diversity, Bullying & Harassment and Recruitment and Selection Policies.

Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

Employees may raise concerns as individuals or collectively and may consult with management/HR on any employment matters including terms and conditions of employment. As such no formal union or other employee representative currently exists within the company.

However, employees do have the freedom of association and the effective right to collective bargaining including through trade unions which under UK law employees are free to establish or join. The company further commits to respect the full freedom of workers’ representative body/union to draw up their constitutions and rules and also the rights of workers to engage in lawful activities related to forming, joining or assisting a workers’ organization, or to refrain from doing the same, and will not discriminate or punish workers for exercising these rights.

Compliance and monitoring

To ensure compliance with the above core requirements Inspirations Advertising and Design will complete and maintain the FSC self-assessment template detailing how we apply these principles. Company policies have been established, implemented and maintained detailing commitment toward these core labour requirements.

The company will also for any outsourced activities apply due diligence by requesting that these outsourcers make declarations confirming their compliance with the same core principles.

The completed self-assessment will be submitted to our FSC certification body on request and shall be reviewed at least annually or in the event of any changes or breach of the core principles or Inspirations Advertising and Design own related policies. The Directors are ultimately responsible for implementation of these procedure and related compliance obligations, and responsible for maintaining and reviewing the self-assessment.

Peter Williams


February 2023