This statement applies to all companies within and associated to McCurrach UK Ltd (referred to in this statement as ‘The Group’). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 2016/17.
B) ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE:
We are an outsourced field sales provider operating in the grocery, financial services and technology sectors. TMGL Investments Limited is the ultimate parent company of the Group which trades primarily through the wholly owned subsidiaries of McCurrach UK Limited, McCurragh Limited and McCurrach Financial Services Limited. The Group has its head office in Glasgow with a number of smaller offices around the UK and employs sales people as well as management and administration colleagues in the UK and Ireland.
The Group considers that modern slavery encompasses:
The Group acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Author : LD/MH Page 2 of 3 The Group does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour. No labour provided to the Group in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Group strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under the relevant employment legislation.
E) SUPPLY CHAINS:
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. We expect all those in our supply chain and contractors to comply with our values.
F) POTENTIAL EXPOSURE
In general, the Company considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be relatively limited. Nonetheless, it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it.
G) DUE DILIGENCE PROCESSES FOR SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING:
The Group has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery. In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Group has taken the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place:
We use the following measures to check 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:
I) CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
The Company operates a corporate social responsibility policy which incorporates its stance on modern slavery.
J) SLAVERY COMPLIANCE OFFICER
The Company has a Slavery Compliance Officer, Nicky O’Brien (HR Controller) to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Company obligations in this regard. This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2010 and will be reviewed for each financial year.
Chief Executive Officer