Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for Snows Motor Group Limited and its subsidiaries for the year ending 31 December 2016.
Introduction from the Group Chairman
Slavery and human trafficking remains a hidden blight on our global society. We all have a responsibly to be alert to the risks, however small, in our business and in the wider supply chain. Staff are expected to report concerns and management are expected to act upon them.
We are primarily an automotive retailer and a provider of servicing and parts. Snows Business Holdings Limited is the parent company of a wholly owned subsidiary, Snows Motor Group Limited. The group has its head office in the UK (Southampton) and all trading outlets are in the UK (South and South West of England). The group has an annual turnover in excess of £36m.
Our business is organised across the twelve different brands we represent – BMW, Citroën, KIA, Lexus, Lotus, MINI, Peugeot, SEAT, Suzuki, Toyota, Volvo & VW Commercials.
Our Supply Chain
Our supply chains principally include the supply of vehicles and parts from the manufacturers we represent.
Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
Due Diligence Process for Slavery and Human Trafficking
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk –
Supplier Adherence to Our Values
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. We expect all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values.
The Franchise Directors are responsible for compliance in their respective dealerships and for their supplier relationships.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to relevant members of staff. All Directors have been briefed on the subject.
Our Effectiveness in Combating Slavery and Human Trafficking
We use the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we have been to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains:
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our group's slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year detailed above.