MODERN SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING POLICY STATEMENT

ROGER YOUNG LTD

The Modern Slavery Act 2015

The Meaning of Slavery and Human Trafficking

Slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

(1)A person commits an offence if—

(a)the person holds another person in slavery or servitude and the circumstances are such that the person knows or ought to know that the other person is held in slavery or servitude, or

(b) The person requires another person to perform forced or compulsory labour and the circumstances are such that the person knows or ought to know that the other person is being required to perform forced or compulsory labour.

Human trafficking

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

(1)A person commits an offence if the person arranges or facilitates the travel of another person ("V") with a view to V being exploited.

(2)It is irrelevant whether V consents to the travel (whether V is an adult or a child).

Following this link will give you full access the act;

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2015/30/contents

Introduction to Roger Young Ltd

Roger Young Ltd is an independent family run business based solely in Saltash, Cornwall. Roger Young Ltd is a retailer of Jaguar, Land Rover and Isuzu motor vehicles and Nugent Trailers.  Roger Young is the Managing Director of the company. There is one head of business for the Jaguar Land Rover franchise and a dealer principal for Isuzu. Roger Young Ltd currently employs approximately 110 people.

Purpose of this Statement

In compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 part1 s(1)(2), this statement will set out Roger Young Ltd.’s commitment to ensuring, as required by the 2015 act, that the business has taken the necessary steps to avoid,  drive out and ensure a zero-tolerance approach to any activity contravening the  Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking Act from within its own business and supply chains. In response to the Modern Slavery Act 2015, Roger Young Ltd will ensure transparency both within the business and from the suppliers of goods and services to the business.

Supply Chains

Roger Young Ltd is committed to ensuring that there is no Modern Day Slavery or Human Trafficking activity in our supply chains, or any part of our business, and will not knowingly support or deal with any businesses involved with any Modern Day Slavery or Human Trafficking.  We will actively and clearly communicate our expectations of all our customers in their role in upholding the Roger Young Ltd responsibility in implementing the 2015 act.

Responsibility for the Statement

Ultimate responsibility for the prevention of Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking within the organisation rests with the company’s leadership, managers and supervisors who have an obligation to familiarise themselves with the act.  They have overall responsibility for ensuring that this statement and its implementation of the act are filtered down through to staff.   This will ensure compliance and understanding of the act and all employees will be given adequate information, access to the act at any given time and advised of any amendments.

Our Due Diligence Process

Each retail transaction follows the process of ensuring there are no political agenda or terrorist activity motives. Specific documentation is required such as a valid UK driving licence and in some instances a passport and recent utility bills. Our business is mainly conducted within the UK borders. We have various business relationships with our suppliers and will continually ensure that they are aware of our expectations of business behaviour, outlining a zero-tolerance approach to contravention of the 2015 act.   Roger Young Ltd is satisfied from our own due diligence process that there is no evidence of any activity contravening the Modern Day Slavery or Human Trafficking within the organisation.

Communication of our Statement

Roger Young Ltd will communicate on an annual basis, a zero-tolerance policy to all staff. A statement will be available to all suppliers and contractors from the outset and continuation of any business relationships and reinforced as appropriate thereafter.

An official statement can be found on the official Roger Young Ltd website and for staff purposes this statement and a copy of the 2015 act can be found on employees ‘People’ documentation.

This statement is made in pursuant of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed annually and published for the financial year as in accordance with the act.

 

Signed: Roger Young, Managing Director   

Date: 02/11/18                                                                   

Next Review: 02/11/19


 

Roger Young Ltd is an independent family run business based solely in Saltash, Cornwall retailing Jaguar, Land Rover and Isuzu motor vehicles and Nugent Trailers. Roger Young is the Director of the company. There is one head of business for the Jaguar Land Rover franchise and a dealer principal for Isuzu. Roger Young Ltd currently employs approximately 110 people.

In compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 part1 s(1)(2), this statement will set out Roger Young Ltd.’s commitment to ensuring, as required by the 2015 act, that the business has taken the necessary steps to avoid, drive out and ensure a zero-tolerance approach to any activity in contravention of Modern Slavery Act from within both its own business and supply chains.

The reputation and continued success of Roger Young Ltd depends on our commitment to doing business with integrity and in full compliance of applicable laws and regulations. In response to the Modern Slavery Act 2015 part6 s54(2) Roger Young Ltd will ensure transparency from both within the business and the suppliers of goods and services to the business.

Roger Young Ltd is committed to ensuring that there is no Modern Day Slavery or Human Trafficking in the supply chains or any part of the business, and in accordance with part6 s54(5)(e) will not knowingly support or deal with any businesses involved with any Modern Day Slavery or Human Trafficking. Roger Young Ltd will actively and clearly communicate our expectations to all customers, their role in upholding Roger Young Ltd.’s responsibility in implementing the 2015 act.

Roger Young Ltd will communicate a zero-tolerance policy to all suppliers and contractors both from the outset and on continuation of any business relationship and this will be reinforced as appropriate thereafter.

Roger Young Ltd is satisfied from its own due diligence processes, part6 s54(5)(c), there is no evidence of any act of Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking within the Roger Young Ltd business.

Ultimate responsibility within Roger Young Ltd for the prevention of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking rests with the company’s leadership, managers and supervisors who have an obligation to familiarise themselves with the act, part6 s54(5)(f). They have the overall responsibility for ensuring this statement and its implementation is filtered down through to all staff. This will ensure compliance and understanding of the act and all employees will be given adequate information, access to the act at any given time and advised of any amendments.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed annually and published for the financial year as in accordance with the act.

 

Signed: Roger Young, Managing Director   

Date: 02/11/18                                                                   

Next Review: 02/11/19

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