Corporate & Social Responsibility

Corporate & Social Responsibility Policy

General

Freeman Technology Ltd (referred to herein as “Freeman” or “the Company”), manufactures and distributes instrumentation for measuring the flow properties of powders. Headquartered in Tewkesbury, UK, with direct operations and distribution partners in key global territories, Freeman Technology was founded in 1989 by Reginald Freeman. In 2018, Freeman Technology became part of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation. The company is currently headed by Managing Director, Tim Freeman.

Employees

At Freeman our most valuable asset is our staff. Our goal is to provide a high quality work product and impeccable service to our clients/customers, and we cannot do it without talented, dedicated employees.

Freeman will strive to create a safe and pleasant working environment where there is a level of mutual trust and respect, in which each individual feels their contribution directly corresponds to the success and reputation of the Company.

All members of the team will be encouraged to realise their potential with relevant training opportunities made available.

Customer Satisfaction

All team members shall ensure that customer requirements have been properly determined and the needs and expectations of customers are met with the aim of enhancing customer satisfaction in all possible ways.

The Company’s customers’ needs will be the main priority for all employees.

Equal Opportunities

Freeman is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. The Company prohibits discrimination on all legally protected characteristics including, but not limited to, race, colour, gender, sex, gender identity, transgender, transsexualism, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin, or any other consideration made unlawful by law. The Company expects that all employees shall be treated equally without regard to these characteristics.

Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment

Freeman strongly believes that all people have the right to work in an environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Harassment, based upon a protected characteristic, including sexual harassment, in the workplace is prohibited by law. The purpose of this policy is to assure that no form of unlawful harassment occurs at the Company. This harassment policy includes, but is not limited to, harassment based on a person's age, race, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, and/or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Freeman maintains a zero-tolerance policy and will not tolerate harassment of employees by managers, supervisors, or co-workers. Similarly, the Company will not tolerate harassment by its employees or non-employees with whom Company employees have a business, service, or professional relationship. The Company also will attempt to protect employees from harassment by non-employees in the workplace. It is the Company’s policy that no manager, supervisor, or employee shall threaten or suggest, either explicitly or implicitly, that the refusal of an employee or an applicant for employment to submit to sexual advances in any form will adversely affect that person’s employment, performance evaluation ratings, wages, compensation, advancement, assigned duties, or any other term or condition of employment.

Workplace Health & Safety

Employee safety is a high priority at Freeman. The Company accepts responsibility for providing employees with a safe working environment. The Company’s responsibilities under Health and Safety laws relate to the following regulations:

The business concerns the testing of powders, some of which are hazardous. Full information and protection is necessary to protect all staff involved. Laboratory staff are fully trained on how to manage powders with stringent procedures in place to identify the necessary risks involved prior to the commencement of testing.

Environment

The nature of the products distributed by the Company mean we participate in national and international forums to optimise process performance, increase productivity and improve quality in a diverse range of industries.

Freeman also aims to minimise its impact on the environment by committing to the following:

Charitable Donations