Anti-Bribery and Slavery Policy
Chefiesta Catering Company
Effective Date: 01/12/2023
Chefiesta Catering Company is committed to conducting its business with the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and transparency. This Anti-Bribery and Slavery Policy outlines our commitment to preventing bribery, corruption, and any form of modern slavery within our organization and supply chain. Chefiesta provides catering services to both corporate and private clients while ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.
2. Anti-Bribery Policy
2.1 Bribery Prevention
Chefiesta prohibits all forms of bribery and corrupt practices, whether direct or indirect, by its employees, agents, consultants, and any third parties acting on behalf of the company.
2.2 Gifts and Hospitality
Employees must not offer, give, or receive gifts, hospitality, or other favors that could compromise their integrity or that of the company. All gifts and hospitality must be reasonable, transparent, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
2.3 Facilitation Payments
Chefiesta strictly prohibits facilitation payments, small bribes to expedite routine actions. Any such payments are not only unethical but also illegal.
2.4 Record Keeping
Accurate and transparent financial records must be maintained, reflecting all transactions. Falsification of records to conceal bribery-related activities is strictly prohibited.
3. Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy
3.1 Modern Slavery Statement
Chefiesta is committed to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking within its operations and supply chain. The company expects its suppliers and business partners to adhere to the same principles.
3.2 Equal Opportunity Employment
Chefiesta operates on the basis of equal employment opportunities for all employees. Discrimination, harassment, or any form of unfair treatment based on race, gender, religion, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.
4. Tax Evasion Prevention
4.1 Compliance with Tax Laws
Chefiesta is committed to complying with all applicable tax laws and regulations in the jurisdictions in which it operates. This includes accurately reporting income, expenses, and other relevant financial information.
4.2 Due Diligence on Business Partners
Before entering into business relationships with suppliers, clients, or other partners, Chefiesta will conduct due diligence to ensure that they adhere to ethical business practices, including tax compliance.
4.3 Reporting Concerns
Employees are encouraged to report any concerns related to tax evasion, bribery, or slavery within the organization. Chefiesta will investigate such reports promptly and take appropriate action.
5. Training and Communication
All employees will receive training on this policy, and periodic communication will be provided to ensure awareness and understanding of the requirements outlined herein.
Chefiesta Catering Company is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and ethical conduct. This policy reflects our commitment to preventing bribery, corruption, and slavery in all aspects of our business operations.