Modern Slavery Statement

The Veranda Modern Slavery Statement


This Modern Slavery Statement is presented on behalf of The Veranda in compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The Veranda is unwavering in its commitment to ensuring that modern slavery and human trafficking find no place within our business or supply chains. This statement outlines the measures undertaken by The Veranda to prevent such practices and promote ethical business conduct.

Organisational Structure and Supply Chains:

The Veranda stands as a distinguished company specialising in outdoor living solutions. Our dedication to ethical business practices and the highest standards spans across all our operations.

Policies and Commitments:

The Veranda has implemented robust policies and procedures to forestall modern slavery and human trafficking in its operations and supply chains. Our policies include:

Ethical Sourcing Policy: The Veranda is committed to ethically sourcing products and materials. We collaborate closely with suppliers who share our commitment to fair labour practices.

Supplier Code of Conduct: We have established a Supplier Code of Conduct to transparently communicate our expectations regarding labour standards, human rights, and ethical business practices to our suppliers.

Due Diligence:

The Veranda conducts due diligence on its suppliers to assess and mitigate the risk of modern slavery within its supply chains. This process includes:

Supplier Audits: Regular audits of our suppliers ensure compliance with our ethical standards.

Risk Assessments: We conduct evaluations to gauge the risk of modern slavery in our supply chains, taking necessary measures to mitigate these risks.

Employee Training:

We provide comprehensive training to our employees, raising awareness about modern slavery and human trafficking issues. This training equips our staff to identify and address potential risks in our operations and supply chains.

The Veranda remains resolute in its commitment to continuous improvement in combating modern slavery. Our policies and procedures will be regularly reviewed and updated to align with best practices in this area.

This Modern Slavery Statement has received approval from the Directors and is subject to annual reviews.

February 2024