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Modern Slavery Act Policy

The Business

Arthur David – Food with Service Ltd (the “Company”) is a company registered in England and Wales.

Arthur David, Food with Service are a wholesale distribution company who stock and supply in excess of 4000 products.

They are distributed across the South West of the UK. The product range includes Fresh

Produce, Ingredients and Fine Foods, Dairy, Prepared, Bakery, Frozen, and Catering supplies. We supply goods to our customer base in the South West of the UK which include Contract Caterers, Hotels, Schools, Hospitals, Restaurants, Manufacturers, Public Houses and Domestic.

 

Zero Tolerance
The Company recognise that Modern Slavery is a crime that can take many forms such as:

Slavery
Servitude
Forced and Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking

The company has a zero-tolerance approach to Modern Slavery both within its’ own businesses and in its dealing with other organisations.

Suppliers
The Company is committed to working with its suppliers to build greater transparency within its supply chain. The Company itself commits to acting ethically and expects the same from our suppliers. As part of its contracting process the Company requires its supplier to commit and comply with all applicable laws and regulations including the Company’s policies. As and when required the Company conducts an appropriate level of diligence on its suppliers inclusive of agency workers.

The Company would address any failure by a supplier to meet the Company’s standards on a case by case basis.

Organisations that fail to meet the Company’s standard may jeopardise their ability to continue to supply the business and ultimately the Company may cease trading with such suppliers.

 

Within the Company
The Company has strict HR Policies and standards to enshrine compliance with legislation and fundamental right to work from point of recruitment.

Including;

Freedom of association
Dignity at work

Prevention of discrimination throughout employment

The Company’s policies and standards are readily available to its staff through the Company’s internal email and notice boards.

Reporting
The Company actively encourages its employees to report any activity they believe to be unlawful and/or in breach of the Company policies and standards. All incidents can be reported to either a line manager, other senior members of the management team or via our whistleblowing channels.

 

Responsibility and Review
The Company’s’ Board of Directors has ultimate responsibility for the implementation of the Company’s policies and procedures including those relating to ethical trading.
The Company regularly reviews its policies and procedures with a view to ensuring transparency within its supply chains and that those whom the Company trades with are upholding the required legal and ethical standards.

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