Anti-slavery and human trafficking statement
Yeomans Limited (‘Yeomans’) is committed to preventing acts of modern slavery and human trafficking from occurring within its business and supply chain and places the same expectations on its suppliers.
2: Structure of the organisation
Yeomans is a family owned business and authorised retailer for Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Peugeot, Citroen, Hyundai and Fiat. Yeomans retail businesses are mostly situated on the south coast. A full list of its businesses and locations is available on the website www.yeomans.co.uk
As part of Yeomans’ commitment to combating modern slavery, Yeomans:
4: Due diligence
AS PART OF YEOMANS’ EFFORTS TO MONITOR AND REDUCE THE RISK OF SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING OCCURRING WITHIN ITS SUPPLY CHAINS, ITS PURCHASE PROCESSES ARE BEING REVIEWED TO ASSESS THE RISK OF SLAVERY OR HUMAN TRAFFICKING. IN INSTANCES, WHERE RISKS ARE CONSIDERED HIGH, ADDITIONAL DUE DILIGENCE WILL BE UNDERTAKEN.THESE ADDITIONAL MEASURES MAY INCLUDE SUPPLIER QUESTIONNAIRES AND AUDITS.
5: Risk and compliance
Yeomans has reviewed its risk of exposure to modern slavery occurring in its supply chain with the assistance of an external law firm. This review has concluded that it has a low risk because most of its purchases are from it franchisor partners and it operates only in the UK. Nevertheless, Yeomans will not accept complacency on this important topic.
6: Further actions and sign-off
Yeomans procedures are under regular review and the business intends to intensify its efforts to minimise all compliance risks in the forthcoming years.
This statement is made in accordance with section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Yeomans’ slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year commencing 1st January 2017 and ending 31st December 2018.
James Smith, Chairman & Managing Director, Yeomans Limited
16th April 2018