Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement

Introduction
This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year 14th August 2020 and 13th August 2021.

The statement sets down ExGate Limited’s commitment to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our business activities and the steps we have put in place with the aim of ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in our own business and supply chains.

We all have a duty to be alert to risks, however small. Staff are expected to report their concerns and management to act upon them.

Organisational structure and supply chains
This statement covers the business activities of ExGate Limited which are as follows:

  • A company providing self-employment training services.
  • ExGate Limited currently operates only in the UK and currently only uses UK-registered service suppliers who are also compliant with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

The Company currently operates in the following countries: United Kingdom.

The following is the process by which the Company assesses whether particular activities or countries are high risk in relation to modern slavery or human trafficking: Currently only uses service suppliers registered in the UK.

Training
To ensure a good understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chains, the Company requires all staff to read and understand this policy statement and, where necessary, refer to the Act.

Policies
The Company is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business or our supply chains. This Statement affirms its intention to act ethically in our business relationships.

The following policies set down our approach to the identification of modern slavery risks and steps to be taken to prevent slavery and human trafficking in our operations:
2.1 Whistleblowing policy – the Company encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to its direct activities or its supply chains.
2.2 Company Code of Conduct – The Company Code of Conduct sets down the actions and behaviour expected of employees when representing the Company.

Due diligence
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers, and regularly reviews its existing suppliers. The Company’s due diligence process includes requesting confirmation statements or counter signatories of copies of this Statements, building long-standing relationships with suppliers and making clear our expectations of business

Performance indicators
The Company uses the following key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure how effective we are in ensuring slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains including requiring all relevant staff to have completed training on modern slavery.

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement will be regularly reviewed and updated as necessary. The Board endorses this policy statement and is fully committed to its implementation.

This Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement has been approved and authorised by:

Name: Guy Woods
Position: Director
Date: 14th August 2020