Modern slavery statement for the current financial year
This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Struan Motors Ltd has taken and is continuing to take to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain.
Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, human trafficking and forced labour. Struan Motors Ltd has a zero-tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery. We are committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and to putting effective systems and controls in place to safeguard against any form of modern slavery taking place within the business or our supply chain.
Struan Motors Ltd is composed of two car and Motorhome Dealerships situated in Perth and Dundee. We are a business that retails and services cars, light commercial vehicles and Motorhomes and we are largely supplied by main Dealer Manufacturers including Peugeot, Toyota and Mazda. New coach-built Motorhomes are supplied by Adria of Sudbury, Suffolk.
Areas of risk
Whilst risks may exist in our recruitment practices and operational site management, the most significant risks remain in our material and subcontract purchases.
We source and sell a wide range of products from both national and international suppliers, making it difficult to conduct an examination into each and every seller in our supply chain.
As some of our staff are required to wear uniforms. The garment industry is often highlighted as having a high risk of modern slavery globally.
Our valet and building cleaning staff are subcontracted to a local-based valeting company and these roles often have a high staff turnover and a reliance of migrant workers.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include:
Anti-slavery policy. This policy sets out the organisation's stance on modern slavery and explains how employees can identify any instances of this and where they can go for help.
We aim to conduct training for our buying team so that they understand the signs of modern slavery and what to do if they suspect that it is taking place within our supply chain.
Our performance indicators
We will know the effectiveness of the steps that we are taking to ensure that slavery and/or human trafficking is not taking place within our business or supply chain if:
No reports are received from employees, the public, or law enforcement agencies to indicate that modern slavery practices have been identified.
Approval for this statement.
This statement was approved by the Board of Directors on 6th December 2019 and signed by John Robertson