Forty Group Ltd ("Forty") has taken steps to prevent acts of slavery and human trafficking from occurring within its business and supply chains. We are committed to constantly reviewing and improving our practices to combat slavery and human trafficking.
We have no tolerance to slavery or human trafficking. We expect all those in our supply chain and contractors to comply with our values. Where possible we prefer to build long standing relationships with our suppliers and we make clear our expectations of business behaviour.
We operate strict procurement processes, ensuring suppliers adhere to clearly defined policies of sustainability and ethical working practices. We expect these entities to have suitable anti-slavery and human trafficking policies and processes within their businesses and to cascade those policies to their suppliers.
Prior to contracting we carry out risk assessments which are designed to establish and assess areas of potential risk within our supply chains. We include appropriate terms in our contractual documentation, standard terms and conditions and supplier code of conduct which require third party contractors to comply with the Modern Slavery Act. 2015.
Throughout the life cycle of our contracts we reserve the right to conduct audits on our supplier contracts. Through our training programmes and monitoring of suppliers, staff are encouraged to identify and report any potential breaches of the Group's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy.
We will assess any instances of non-compliance on a case-by-case basis and tailor any remedial action appropriately. We will only trade with those who fully comply with this statement or those who are taking verifiable steps towards compliance.
This statement is made in accordance with Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes the Forty anti-slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year 2018/19. The statement was approved by Forty on 11 April 2018. This statement will be reviewed and updated as appropriate and at least annually.