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Statement of Investment Principles September 2020
This statement is made pursuant to s.54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps that Armitage Pet Products Limited 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. Armitage Pet Products Limited 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.
Armitage Pet Products Limited is a distributor of pet products and accessories in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. With over 200 years of expertise and many leading brands in our portfolio. Armitage Pet Products Limited is headquartered in Nottingham, UK
Armitage Pet Care has over 2,000 products, controlled by a sophisticated stock control system and a rapid distribution network servicing all parts of the globe.
International Operations – none
Number of Suppliers – 200
Number of Employees – 52
Armitage stay ahead of the competition by launching new and innovative products, based on extensive market research with pet owners. These products are branded consistently throughout, making them eye catching and encouraging brand loyalty.
Quality is our watchword – we ensure all products are manufactured to the most stringent standards. Investment in the latest technology with traditional skills, we are able to offer unrivalled flexibility and service.
At Armitage we pride ourselves in being a total ‘one-stop-shop’ in the key areas of pet accessories and food markets, and with our reliable, efficient and friendly approach we are committed to helping you meet your customer’s needs.
The company was granted the royal warrant as pet food manufacturer to Queen Elizabeth II.
We operate a number of internal policies to ensure that we are conducting business in an ethical and transparent manner. These include:
Armitage Pet Products operates a supplier policy and maintains a preferred supplier list. We conduct due diligence on all suppliers before allowing them to become a preferred supplier. This due diligence includes an online search to ensure that particular organisation has never been convicted of offenses relating to modern slavery [and on-site audits which include a review of working conditions]. We encourage our suppliers to attain the highest international accredited standards Our anti-slavery policy forms part of our contract with all suppliers and they are required to confirm that no part of their business operations contradicts this policy.
In addition to the above, as part of our contract with suppliers, we require that they confirm to us that:
We regularly conduct training for our procurement/buying teams 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:
We understand that some workers may be more vulnerable to modern slavery during the coronavirus pandemic. Armitage Pet Care adopted Covid-19 safe workplaces in line with government guidelines that were duly communicated to our employees in an accessible format with regular updates. We have also communicated with our employees about best practices on working from home and regular support being available from their respective managers if necessary to safeguard their wellbeing.
Approval for this statement
This statement was approved by the CEO, Mark Andrews – 02.08.2021
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