This statement has been produced in accordance with section 54(1) of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015. It sets out the actions that Sue’s Driving School will take to to understand potential modern slavery risks related to its business activities and supply chain. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year ending 5th April 2024.
Sue’s Driving School is a mainly lorry driving school based in Swindon, Wiltshire and trains to the highest standard possible to all clients.
Sue’s Driving School is committed to preventing modern slavery in it’s business activities and it’s supply chain and detailed below are the actions that have been implemented and will continue to be with the aim of fulfilling this commitment.
We have a zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking. We are committed to ensuring our supply chain and our business is free of slavery and or human trafficking. Our modern slavery statement is delivered through a range of associated policies and procedures, namely:
- Code of business conduct and ethics policy.
- Vendor management policy
- Fair treatment policy.
- Health and safety at work policy.
- Learning and development policy.
- Whistleblowing policy.
Sue’s Driving School is a small company that values its employees and customers.
Sue’s Driving School has a short supply chain working with companies who have in place a modern slavery policy. To date we have not discovered or been made aware of any human trafficking or slavery activities from any of our suppliers or customers. Should we be made aware of such activities we would act immediately on accordance with our legal and moral obligations.
Due diligence process
We have systems in place to ensure:
- Individuals have the right to work in the country.
- As a minimum a living wage is paid.
- That our working hours’ restrictions are complied with.
- Ensure that bullying, discrimination and harassment are not tolerated in any form.
- The working environment conditions are safe.
- We identify and assess potential risk areas when considering new suppliers.
- We regularly review our existing supply chain.
- We mitigate and monitor any risk of slavery or human trafficking in our supply chain.
- We protect whistleblowers.
Adherence to our values
To ensure all our business activities and those in our supply chain comply with all our values we have in place a rigorous compliance program overseeing the legal, information security and compliance, human resources and financial areas of our business.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain and our business we provide training to all our staff.
Signed for Sue’s Driving School
Simon Howe. Partner.