MODERN SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING
STATEMENT FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2021
This statement is made on behalf of Auto Click UK pursuant to the section 54(1) of
the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and comprises our slavery and human trafficking
This is Auto Click UK's second statement issued under the Modern Slavery Act 2015
and builds upon the statement from 2020. It outlines the steps we have taken as a
business to identify and prevent slavery and human trafficking in our own operations
and supply chains. We understand our responsibilities and are committed to
improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking.
OUR SUPPLY CHAINS
Auto Click UK has direct relationships with a number of suppliers
offering a wide range of products and services. Our supply chains also includes manufacturers from China, Japan, South Korea, USA, & Germany.
OUR POLICIES ON SLAVERY AND 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 and Human
Trafficking 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
business and in our supply chains. Accompanying this is our Whistle-blowing Policy
which provides a system for our employees to escalate slavery and human trafficking
issues and breaches of our policies. There
have been no breaches or suspected breaches of our Anti-Slavery and Human
Trafficking Policy reported in 2020/21.
SUPPLIER ADHERENCE TO OUR VALUES AND ETHICS
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our
supply chain and contractors comply with our values we operate in line with
principles of responsible sourcing, including paying employees at the prevailing
minimum wage applicable within their relevant country of operations.
We also have a Supplier Code of Conduct which outlines our expectations. The
Supplier Code of Conduct lists the Mandatory Policies and we expect
Suppliers to adhere to these standards or higher. The relevant managers will
monitor and enforce compliance of the Supplier Code of Conduct.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human
trafficking in our business, in our supply chains and in our business partners, we
provide relevant in-house training to our colleagues. Under our Supplier Code of
Conduct we also require our business partners to provide regular and relevant
training to their staff and suppliers and providers.
We understand that some workers may be more vulnerable to modern slavery
during the coronavirus pandemic. We adopted government guidelines for
Covid-19 secure workplaces and paying statutory sick pay in order to prevent the
spread of coronavirus. Our employees have been and continue to have access to our
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 financial
year ending 31st December 2021