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Company Policies

Environmental Policy

Global Protection Services Ltd is a professional and environmentally conscious organisation, which acknowledges the impact that our operations may potentially have on the environment.

The clear objective of GLOBAL PROTECTION SERVICES LTD is to minimise any impact on the environment by:

  • Preventing pollution, reducing waste and ensuring, wherever practicable, that measures are implemented to    protect and preserve natural habitats, flora and fauna
  • Considering the effects that our operations may have on the local community
  • Taking action to eliminate or reduce, as far as practicable, any potentially adverse environmental impacts
  • Promoting environmental awareness amongst our suppliers, contractors and partners by implementation of operational procedures
  • Seeking to work in partnership with the community by behaving in a considerate and socially responsible manner
  • Ensuring effective and expedient incident control, investigation and reporting.

Managerial and supervisory staffs have responsibilities for the implementation of the policy and must ensure that environmental issues are given adequate consideration in the planning and day-to-day supervision of all work.

GLOBAL PROTECTION SERVICES LTD will fully comply with the duties placed upon it within the requirements of legislation, whilst at all times complying with, as a matter of best practice, the requirements and duties set out within Approved Guidance as issued by the Environment Agency and other organisations. As part of the company’s commitment to maintaining the highest levels of environmental management, it is the intention that the company will work towards environmental management systems compliant with ISO14001.
All employees and sub-contractors are expected to co-operate and assist in the implementation of this policy, whilst ensuring that their own works, so far as is reasonably practicable, are carried out without risk to themselves, others or the environment. This includes co-operating with management on any environment related matter.

GLOBAL PROTECTION SERVICES LTD will take all practical steps to ensure that potential hazards and risks to the environment are identified and that suitable and effective preventive and control measures are implemented. All employees will be provided with the necessary resources, equipment, information, instruction and training to fulfill the requirements of this policy.
The directors have overall responsibility for all environmental matters. The operation of this policy and the associated procedures will be monitored and reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain current and applicable to the company’s activities. This policy has been endorsed by the board of directors which gives its full support to its implementation.

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Recruitment Policy

Global Protection Services (GPS) ensures to recruit the most suitable person for the job. The recruitment and selection process of GPS have been designed to make sure that they are fair, consistent and equal for all applicants. GPS always ensures that all selection decisions are made on the basis of employees’ personal ability and skills and not on the basis of gender, ethnicity, disability, race, religion, nationality, skin colour, marital status, sexual orientation and age.

GPS works in line with the current legislation covering a wide range of policies and use those policies in its recruitment and selection process including job advertisement, job design, personal specification and short listing, interviewing, assessment.

We follow all the guidelines in process of recruitment and provide guidance in order to select the best individual for the job.

We also ensure that the individual has the right skills and qualifications to be able to do the job.

We also strive that the interview questions are easy to understand and relevant to the job requirements.

GPS remain open minded by maintaining a positive approach and avoid any discriminatory actions or language in recruitment process. All applicants are supposed to complete an application form including an Equal Opportunities section.

GPS performs the vetting and screening of all potential applicants by incorporating the BS 7858 code of conduct. GPS Ltd is registered with Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the applicants? information is solely used for the purpose of selection and recruitment and in line with Data Protection Act 1998

GPS review and monitor its recruitment and selection process on a regular basis to bring in line with the updated policy.

 

Health and Safety

Global Protection Services (GPS) considers its employees the most important asset. We take a pride to fulfil our legal and moral obligations and to ensure that our employees are safe by designing Health and Safety Policy. GPS gives significant importance to the Health and Safety of all its employees at work.

The aim of our policy is to ensure that all employees carry out their duties in a safe environment and to avoid any undue risk to their Health and Safety.

For this purpose, GPS work hard to provide and maintain a safe practical working environment for its employees.

We are committed:

  • To comply with the current Health and Safety legislation.
  • To avoid any injury or ill health to all our employees and to those who are involved.
  • To design and implement a practical Occupational health and Safety Management system that fulfils the requirement of BSOHSAS18001:2007
  • And to continually make improvements to this system.
  • To apply and sustain consultation and communication procedures and systems internally as well externally.
  • And to inform all our employees of this policy.
  • To promote a greater understanding among the staff and to ensure they are aware of their responsibilities and roles with regards to hazard free environment and Occupational health and safety
  • To arrange regular Occupational Health and Safety Management meetings for reviewing the objectives and targets

GPS believes that a safe working environment is key to improve the efficiency of its employees and thus require its entire staff to show a positive and responsible approach towards Health and Safety Policy in order to avoid or minimise the occurrence of any incident or accident.

GPS also understands that co-ordination and communication is necessary to channel this though among all management levels so that the Company can achieve its overall Occupational Health and Safety objectives. This will ensure a safe working environment for everyone.

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Corporate & Social Responsibility Policy

The company define Corporate Social Responsibility as follows

  • Conducting Business in a socially responsible and ethical manner
  • Protecting the environment and the safety of people
  • Supporting Human Rights
  • Engaging, learning from, respecting and supporting the communities and cultures with which we work

GPS Ltd. will ensure that all matters of Corporate Social Responsibility are supported in our operations and administrative matters and are consistent with the company Stakeholders best interests. The company are committed to being recognised as an organisation considerate of Corporate Social Responsibility and recognises that in doing so, we will add significant value to our shareholders.

This policy applies to activities undertaken by or on behalf of the company.

All employees will adopt the Corporate Social Responsibility considerations described in this policy into their day to day work activities. The company management team will act as role models by incorporating those considerations into decision making in all business activities. The company management team will ensue appropriate organisational structures are in place to effectively identify, monitor and manage corporate Social Responsibility issues and performance relevant to our business.

This policy is built on the following areas that reflect existing and emerging standards of Corporate Social Responsibility:

Business Ethics and Transparency.

The company is committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and corporate governance practices in order to maintain excellence in its daily operations, and to promote confidence in our governance systems.
The company will promote its business in an open, honest and ethical manner.

The company recognises the importance of protecting all of our human, financial, physical, informational, social, environmental and reputational assets.

Environmental, Health and Safety policies are in place and communicated to all staff via staff handbook and subsequent memos.

Stakeholder relations

The company will engage stakeholders clearly, honestly and respectfully.

GPS Ltd is committed to timely and meaningful dialogue with all stakeholders, including shareholders, customers, and employees, indigenous peoples, governments, regulators and landowners, among others.

Employee Relations

The company will ensure employees are treated fairly and with dignity and consideration for their goals and aspirations and that diversity in the workplace is embraced.

The company will apply fair labour practices, while respecting the national and local laws of the United Kingdom.

The company is committed to providing Equal Opportunities (as per policy) in all aspects of employment and will not engage in or tolerate workplace conduct, including discrimination, intimidation or harassment.

Human Rights

The company recognise that governments have the primary responsibility to promote and protect human rights. The company will work with governments and agencies to support and respect human rights within our sphere of influence.

The company will not tolerate human rights abuses, and will not engage or be complicit in any activity that solicits or encourages Human Rights abuse.

The company will always strive to build trust, deliver mutual advantage and demonstrate respect for cultures, customs and values of individuals and groups.

Community Investment

The company will integrate community Investment considerations onto decision-making and business practices, and will insist in local capacity building to develop mutually beneficial relationships with communities.

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