Modern Slavery Statement
STATEMENT UNDER SECTION 54 OF THE MODERN SLAVERY ACT 2015
This is a statement on behalf of Claimpoint Limited (“we/us/our”) under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“the Act”) for the financial year ended 28 February 2019.
Claimpoint Limited is committed to identifying and confronting any instance of modern slavery and human trafficking in its businesses and that of its supply chains.
Claimpoint Limited has a Whistleblowing Policy and Anti-Slavery Policy, readily available to all staff on our staff drive. We encourage staff to report concerns over any aspect of the conduct of our business or that of our suppliers to our HR Manager or CEO.
Claimpoint Limited has its head office in Telford. We operate our business in the United Kingdom.
Our supply chains include:
- Vehicle manufacturers and vehicle rental companies – supply of fleet
- Vehicle Repairers – repair of fleet and customers’ damaged vehicles
- Vehicle Recovery Providers – recovery of customers following an accident
- Technology Providers – for the supply of bespoke software
- Professional Services – legal, accounting, IT, automotive engineers, building maintenance services
Our policies on slavery and human trafficking
Claimpoint Limited is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Anti-Slavery Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in our supply chains.
Our business activities are predominantly based in the United Kingdom and involve dealing with corporate entities that we expect to be compliant with all relevant legislation affecting them. We have not to date identified or had any indication that any party in our supply chains may be in breach of the Act.
- However, as part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk, Claimpoint Limited:
- has adopted an Anti-Slavery Policy
- has a Whistleblowing Policy
- Protects whistle-blowers
- Seeks to identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. We have a dedicated compliance team, which consists of representatives from the following departments, who understand the requirements of the Act:
- Human resources
Effectiveness in preventing slavery and human trafficking
Whilst we have never been made aware of any practices that would constitute a breach of the Act, either in our business or our supply chains, we are absolutely committed to continue to focus on this area. We have included in our principal contracts obligations on our suppliers to comply with the provisions of the Act and will consider the implementation of processes to ensure that we can monitor and identify the risk factors giving rise to modern slavery and human trafficking.
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes BMS Funding’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ended 28 February 2019.