MODERN DAY SLAVERY
We are totally opposed to slavery and human trafficking in all aspects of our Global operations including our supply chain.
Dugdale Nutrition Limited are manufacturers of ruminant animal feed supplied direct to farm. We also sell associated products manufactured by other companies. Raw materials are from the UK and around the world and are pelleted or blended into animal feed at two manufacturing sites in Clitheroe and Speke.
Our clients are primary end user farmers who feed the products we supply to their livestock.
Our Supply Chains
Our supply chains are through numerous regional, national and international suppliers. Many materials arrive in the UK on ships and are then transported to us in bulk wagons.
Responsibility for Anti-Slavery Initiatives
Responsibility for Anti-Slavery Initiatives lies with the Managing Director.
We are committed to act with integrity in all our business dealings and to comply with existing legislation. Employment policies are detailed in our Staff Handbook and other communications provided from time to time.
Due Diligence Processes
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain we undertake the following due diligence processes:
Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains.
Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains.
Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chain.
Protect whistle blowers.
Supplier Adherence to Our Values
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain comply with our values we include specific questions in our Supplier Code of Conduct form.
Key Performance Indicators
We have established key performance indicators to ensure compliance with this Statement. These concern training for all existing and new staff and full supply chain verification. We expect to achieve out KPI’s by 31st December 2019.
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide awareness training to existing and new staff.
Communication of Statement
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Group’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 30th April 2019. It is available on the Company’s website and computer shared drive.
Matthew Dugdale, Managing Director
Date 4th March 2019