This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement is a response to Section 54(1), Part 6 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and relates to actions and activities for the financial year ending 31 January 2021.
Homefeeds Ltd (‘the Company’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) is committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking violations in its own operations, its supply chain, and its products. We have zero-tolerance towards slavery and require our supply chain to comply with our values.
Homefeeds Ltd has business operations in the United Kingdom.
We operate in the retail sale of pet food sector. The nature of our supply chains is as follows: We work with a number of key direct suppliers, who provide us with goods, such as goods for sale, equipment for our premises, and services, such as outsourced business processes and IT services.
For more information about the Company, please visit our website: http://www.petfoodpassion.co.uk.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner.
These include the following:
We make sure our suppliers are aware of our policies and adhere to the same standards.
As part of our efforts to monitor and reduce the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, we have adopted the following due diligence procedures:
Our due diligence procedures aim to:
Risk and compliance
The Company has evaluated the nature and extent of its exposure to the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in its UK supply chain through:
We do not consider that we operate in a high-risk environment because the majority of our supply chain is based in the UK and in low-risk industries.
We do not tolerate slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains. Where there is evidence of failure to comply with our policies and procedures by any of our suppliers, we will require that supplier to remedy the non-compliance.
The Company uses Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure its effectiveness and ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in its business and supply chains. These KPIs are as follows:
Training our staff
The Company requires its staff to complete training and ongoing refresher courses on slavery and human trafficking. The Company’s training covers:
The statement was approved by the board of directors.