We are committed to ensuring that our staff are not subject to behaviour or threats that may amount to modern slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, and or similar human rights abuses. We are also committed to ensuring our approach to tackling modern slavery in our own business and throughout our supply chains is consistent with our disclosure obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
This Statement sets out our commitment to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps that we have put in place to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains. We all have a duty and responsibility to be alert to risks, however small. Staff are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.
Our primary business activity is that of a Credit Broker operating in both the corporate and consumer market places. We work with a select panel of finance providers who provide funding options for vehicles that we source through our network of dealerships. We are not a funder nor a lender.
We also offer ancillary products including maintenance packages, fleet solutions, short term vehicle hire and asset finance through carefully selected suppliers.
The Company currently operates solely in the United Kingdom
In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes:
After due consideration, we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour, or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be alert to the potential for problems.
Responsibility for the Company’s anti-slavery initiatives is as follows:
To maintain awareness and ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business our Modern Slavery Policy we provide training within our induction programme for all new staff and operate an annual training programme for all staff members.
The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.
The following policies set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations:
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes building long-standing relationships with suppliers and making clear our expectations of business partners, evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier, and invoking sanctions against suppliers that fail to improve their performance in line with an action plan provided by us, including the termination of the business relationship.
The Company uses the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we are in ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains including requiring all staff to have completed training on modern slavery on an annual basis.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement. It has been approved by the Board of Directors, who will review and update it annually.