Modern Slavery Statement
Ascot Autoclaves is committed to combatting slavery and human trafficking in its business and supply chains, and we make this statement to assist with compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. This statement relates to the financial year ending 31st March 2019
As our business has a turnover of less than £36 million, we do not have a legal obligation to produce a modern slavery statement. However:
- We agree that exploitation within all supply chains ending in the UK is a blight on our society, and we are committed to playing our part in eliminating exploitation;
- We understand that customers with obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 cannot comply with those duties without our cooperation.
To that end, we confirm that we have examined our own business and, to the extent that it is reasonably practicable, businesses within our supply chain and we confirm the following:
- We confirm that within our own business, no relevant offence relating to slavery or human tracking has been committed.
- We have made enquiries of businesses that supply directly to us and we are confident that no relevant offence is committed in that business.
- Insofar as it was reasonably practicable, we have examined our supply chains and no evidence of slavery or human trafficking was found
Further details about our business and supply chain are provided below.
We sell and maintain autoclaves and other medical devices
Our business structure is
- We have 12 employees who are based in Wokingham, Berkshire.
- Our management structure consists of: 2 directors 3 administrators 7 field staff, including a field manager.
We operate in the following countries:
- United Kingdom
Our supply chain is as follows:
- Our suppliers are based within the European Union.
We understand that certain industry sectors and geographical regions entail greater risk of exploitation than others. We do not believe that our supply chain is in one of those sectors. Where it is reasonably practicable, we ensure that businesses in our supply chain have made a similar statement relating to slavery and human trafficking.
The person in our business responsible for assessing matters relating to slavery and human trafficking is: Rod Adkins, Operations Director.
We also encourage all employees to report on any matters relating to slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains of which they become aware.
Date 1st April 2018