Modern Slavery Statement - AMC

MODERN SLAVERY STATEMENT

  1. ORGANISATION

This statement applies to AMC Computer Supplies Ltd. The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 2018-2019.

  1. ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE

AMC Computer Supplies Ltd, registered in England and Wales, provides IT Hardware, Software and Consumables to schools and corporate customers.

The company is run by a Board of Directors.

  1. DEFINITIONS

The Group considers that modern slavery encompasses:

  • Human trafficking;
  • Forced work, through mental or physical threat;
  • Being owned or controlled by an employer through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse;
  • Being dehumanised, treated as a commodity or being bought or sold as property;
  • Being physically constrained or to have restriction placed on freedom of movement.
  1. COMMITMENT

The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.

The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour. 

No labour provided to the AMC Computer Supplies Ltd in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Group strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in the United Kingdom.

  1. SUPPLY CHAINS

In order to fulfil its activities, AMC Computer Supplies Ltd main supply chains include those related to the supply of IT goods from various suppliers in the both the United Kingdom and Europe. We understand that AMC Computer Supplies Ltd first-tier suppliers are intermediary traders and therefore have further contractual relationships with lower-tier suppliers.

  1. POTENTIAL EXPOSURE

In general, the AMC Computer Supplies Ltd considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be relatively limited. Nonetheless, it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it. 

  1. STEPS

The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.

The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.

  1. POLICIES

The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd has the following policies which further define its stance on modern slavery. 

  • Ethical Corporate Responsibility Policy
  1. SLAVERY COMPLIANCE OFFICER

The AMC Computer Supplies Ltd has a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the AMC Computer Supplies Ltd obligations in this regard.  

This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2010 and will be reviewed for each financial year.

NAME: TOM SIMMONDS
POSTION: OFFICE MANAGER
DATE: 08/05/17