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Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement 2019/2020

Introduction

This statement is made pursuant to Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“the Act”) and sets out the steps that we, Speciality Drinks Group Limited (“the Organisation”), have taken and are taking to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our supply chain, or in any part of our business.

Our Commitment

As part of the drinks industry, the organisation recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking.  We have a zero tolerance approach to modern slavery. Our anti-slavery policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically, 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 within our supply chain.

Our Business and Supply Chain

This statement covers the activities of the Speciality Drinks Group, a UK based national and international drinks wholesaler and retailer, with over 20 years’ experience of selling to UK and international markets. Speciality Drinks:

High-Risk Activities

Responsibilities for the Policy

As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk, we have in place systems to assess potential risk areas in our supply chain, which include, but are not limited to:

Relevant Policies

The following policies outline Speciality Drinks’ approach to the identification of modern slavery risks, and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in its operations:

Due Diligence

The organisation undertakes due diligence when considering new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. This includes:

Further Steps to Be Taken and Awareness-Raising Programme

The organisation will raise awareness of modern slavery by circulating a series of emails to staff.

The emails will explain the following:

Approval of Statement

This statement has been approved by the organisation’s Directors for the financial year ending 30th June 2020.  This statement will be reviewed on an annual basis and will be updated if necessary.

Get in touch

Email:

Company Address:

Port Askaig
Elixir House
Whitby Avenue
Park Royal
London NW10 7SF

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