Our Social Responsibility

Community and environment are at the core of everything we do

Our Pledge

It has never been more important for businesses to regain trust and show they care about more than just profit.

H Fraser Consulting are passionate about those we work with and the way we manage the business to ensure we are sustainable in our efforts. We understand that everything we do affects our environment and society. We all have a duty of care to work responsibly to protect the things we care about.
Our key aim is to have a positive impact on our colleagues, clients, suppliers and the world around us, which is why our philosophy is based on 5 Foundations.

Excellence for our clients and ourselves: Our 5 Foundations

Financial security

A profitable company sharing our success.

Treating our staff and clients well

Professionalism, integrity, respect, courtesy, kindness.

A positive contribution to our communities

Professional practice, community involvement..

Knowledge and skills

Teaching and training. Research Community support.

Environmental responsibility

Reducing our footprint. Developing solutions in partnership with our clients.

Accredited by the Good Business Charter

As part of our pledge, we are proud to be accredited by the Good Business Charter (GBC), who recognise organisations that prioritise and care for their employees, the environment, customers and suppliers, whilst also paying their taxes according to the spirit of the law.

It measures organisations on 10 components as follows:

Real living wage

Pay directly-employed staff and regularly contracted staff the real living wage as set out by the Living Wage Foundation.

Environmental responsibility

Commit to reducing environmental impact and continually improve environmental performance.

Fairer hours and contracts

Commit to reducing environmental impact and continually improve environmental performance.

Pay fair tax

Commit to pay all taxes, not engage in tax avoidance and be transparent with HMRC. This component is not relevant for charities.

Employee well-being

Clear, fair and transparent policies that support and encourage employee well-beingand ban unreasonable penalties for legitimate sickness.

Commitment to customers

Publish a commitment to customers as well as gather and monitor customer feedback and report the results to the board.

Employee representation

Engage with work representatives and ensure there is a voice that represents employees around the boardroom table.

Ethical sourcing

Commit to the standards set out in the Ethical Trading Initiative Base Code for sourcing through a process of continuous due diligence.

Diversity and inclusion

Commit to ensure an inclusive workplace and measures in place to encourage diversity and monitor it.

Prompt payment to suppliers

Sign the government’s prompt payment code.

Research and placement opportunities for students

H Fraser Consulting partner with local universities to provide work-based placements and research projects for Undergraduate and MSc students.

We feel privileged to be based in the West Midlands which is home to a hub of hydrogeology consultancy firms. Attracting students and working professionals to the area is important, and as a business we are keen to raise the profile of working in hydrogeology within Shropshire.
Our team of consultants can transfer knowledge, experience and skills easily to those wishing to learn. If you are interested in opportunities about work-based placements and research projects, please contact us.

Founder and Director, Hannah Fraser, said:

“We all have a responsibility to our communities and environment.  At H Fraser Consulting, we are privileged to have the knowledge and skills to help our society combat pollution, flooding and water shortages.

As our business grows, we want to share our success with the people and planet that are our foundation. To be part of the Good Business Charter is extremely exciting for us, we are feeling proud.”

For more information read our blog post or visit the GBC website www.goodbusinesscharter.com

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H Fraser Consulting Ltd
The Pump House
Coton Hill
Shrewsbury
SY1 2DP

01743 352797

info@hfraserconsulting.co.uk

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