Capricorn Automotive Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement – 2020/2021

This statement, made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, sets out steps Capricorn Automotive Ltd has taken and is continuing to take to understand and minimise the potential risk of modern slavery in its business and supply chains.

About Capricorn Automotive Ltd:

Capricorn Automotive Ltd is primarily a manufacturer of precision parts for the automotive industry, and in particular for the racing sector.
It is the responsibility of everyone in Capricorn Automotive Ltd to work together to achieve the highest level of personal and overall business performance possible.
We act in a professional, friendly and responsive manner with all clients, suppliers and group employees to try and ensure that their experience in working with us is as positive and supportive as possible.
We aim to design, manufacture and supply products and services that are class leading and assist our partners in delivering highest performance possible.

Our commitment to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015:

Capricorn Automotive Ltd is committed to the principles of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the abolition of modern slavery and human trafficking. As an equal-opportunities employer, Capricorn Automotive Ltd is committed to creating and ensuring a non-discriminatory and respectful working environment for its staff. Capricorn Automotive Ltd wants all its staff to feel confident that they can expose wrongdoing without any risk to themselves.
Capricorn Automotive Ltd recruitment and people management processes are designed to ensure that all prospective employees are legally entitled to work in the UK and to safeguard employees from any abuse or coercion once in our employment.
Capricorn Automotive Ltd does not enter into business with any organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to be involved in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.
Capricorn Automotive Ltd maintains the following policies which are accessible to all staff via the Capricorn Automotive Ltd intranet:

1.Code of Conduct

2.An Ethics Policy

3.Whistleblowing policy

4.Bullying and Harassment policy

5.Diversity & Inclusion policy

6.Recruitment and Selection policy

Our supply chain:

Due to the nature of our business, Capricorn Automotive Ltd assess itself to have a low risk of Modern Slavery in our business and supply chains.
Our supply chains are limited and we procure goods and services from a restricted range of UK and overseas suppliers predominantly via UK Government Frameworks.

Embedding the principles:

The principles will continue to be embedded by the following activities:

1.Provide awareness training to staff on the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and inform them of the appropriate action to take if they suspect a case of slavery or human trafficking.

2.Ensure that consideration of the modern slavery risks and prevention are added to Capricorn Automotive Ltd policy review process as an employer and procurer of goods and service.

3.Ensure Capricorn Automotive Ltd procurement strategies and contract terms and conditions include references to modern slavery and human trafficking.

4.Continue to take action to embed a zero-tolerance policy towards modern slavery.

5.Ensure that staff involved in buying/procurement and the recruitment and deployment of workers receive training on modern slavery and ethical employment practices.

This statement has been approved by the Capricorn Automotive Ltd Managing Director and constitutes as our slavery and human trafficking statement. This statement will be reviewed and updated annually.