Fri, 24 May, 2024

Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement

Introduction from the Managing Director

This statement is made pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and set out the steps the company has taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our supply chains or in any part of our business.

Slavery and human trafficking remains an issue in our global society and we appreciate we all have a responsibility to be alert to risks in our business and in the wider supply chain. Staff are expected to report concerns should any arise and management will act upon any concerns.

Organisation’s Structure

We are a delivered food wholesaler delivering ambient, chilled, frozen, fresh meat, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and non-food items to over 1450 customers within Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and the North-East. We additionally export globally and have a new Shipping Division. The registered office is in the UK.

The Company has an annual turnover in excess of £36m.

Our Business

Our business is organised into 5 Directorates as follows:

Our Supply Chains

We currently trade within a multi-temperature Supply Chain environment, covering ambient/chilled/frozen/non-food/butchery and fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers, all under-pinned by a robust ‘Due Diligence process of Supplier Assessment and Risk Analysis’.

Our Policies on Slavery & Human Trafficking

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.

Due Diligence Processes for Slavery & Human Trafficking

 As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we –

Supplier Adherence to Our Values

We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values.

The Directors are responsible for compliance in their respective departments and for their supplier relationships.

Training

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff. All Directors have been adequately informed on this matter.

Our Effectiveness in Combating Slavery & Human Trafficking

We use the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we have been to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains:

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the current financial year.

John Gould
Managing Director
Turner & Price Limited