Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy

1st April 2018

1. Introduction and policy statement

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the ‘Act’) mandates that GO SHOP DIRECT (the Company) prepares a slavery and human trafficking statement each financial year.
Modern slavery and human trafficking in all their various forms and guises are a crime in the UK and much of the world and a violation of fundamental human rights.
The Company have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and human trafficking and are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all activities and business relationships and we expect our supply chain, contractors, employees and all other business partners to commit to the same, including implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to prevent and detect modern slavery.

2. OUR BUSINESS

The economic, social and environmental footprint of our business activity is a fundamental consideration in the Company’s commitment to responsible and sustainable business growth. GO SHOP DIRECT is a leading supplier of electrical and household items. Customers can also place online orders up until 3pm for next day delivery at www.goshopdirect.co.uk with access to almost 3000 products.

3. RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE POLICY

The Directors and senior management team of the Company have overall responsibility for ensuring this policy complies with our legal and ethical obligations, and that all persons working for us or on our behalf in any capacity comply with it.
The prevention, detection and reporting of modern slavery in any part of our business or supply chain is the responsibility of all persons working for us or on our behalf in any capacity (including our employees, suppliers, workers, directors, agents, distributors and all third party business partners).

Management at all levels are responsible for ensuring those reporting to them understand and comply with this policy and are given adequate training on it and the issue of modern slavery in supply chains.

4. COMMITMENT

The Company are implementing and enforcing a number of measures, policies and controls both internally and externally to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 including:

Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy

5. COMPLIANCE

All people working for us or on our behalf in any capacity must:

6. BREACHES OF POLICY

Any employee who breaches this policy will face disciplinary action, which could result in dismissal for misconduct or gross misconduct.

We may terminate our relationship with other individuals and organisations working on our behalf if they breach this policy.

7. ONGOING REVIEW

The Company will review both its supply chains and external operations and its internal operations on an ongoing basis to check compliance with the above policy, and to check that our policy is being implemented effectively.