Modern Slavery Act version 2018
Modern slavery act transparency statement
Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for the Year Ended 31 March 2018
Flogas Britain Ltd is opposed to slavery and human trafficking in any part of our activities or our supply chain.
We are therefore committed to ensuring that we have adequate policies and procedures in place to identify and prevent these practices.
We met the turnover threshold applicable under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 in the period covered by this statement.
We are a distributor of LPG in the energy sector. Seasonal work is a feature of the industry in which we operate. More information on our business is available at www.flogas.co.uk,
We are a part of the DCC Group. DCC is a leading international sales, marketing and support services group. Its headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
DCC currently has operations in 15 countries and employs approximately 11,000 people. More information on our divisions is set out below. Additional information on the DCC Group, including our operating model, is available at www.dcc.ie.
Our business is organised into one business unit: Flogas Britain Limited. Flogas is a distributor of liquid petroleum gas (propane and butane) to householders and industrial businesses across the UK. We also supply liquid natural gas and aerosol to industrial businesses as well as medical gases and devices to the healthcare industry.
Our Supply Chains
The large majority of the products we use are sourced from reputable suppliers who are based in the UK and the European Union. We also source a limited number of products from India, Mexico and the United States of America
Our Policies on Slavery and Human Trafficking
The DCC Code of Conduct sets out our Group commitment to acting ethically and with integrity towards our employees and in all our business relationships. In addition, the DCC Group Supply Chain Integrity Policy sets out the approach taken by every business in the DCC Group to ensuring that all the products we sell meet applicable legal and ethical standards. Both of these documents are available at http://www.dcc.ie/responsibility/our-policies.
Our policy on slavery and human trafficking is set out at the commencement of this statement.
The requirements of our Code of Conduct, Group Supply Chain Integrity Policy and our own policy are reflected in the more detailed policies and procedures that we have in place in Flogas Britain Ltd.
Procedures on Slavery and Human Trafficking
As part of our compliance with the policies referred to above, we take the following steps:
- Assess potential risk areas in our supply chains;
- Mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, including by reviewing, where necessary, the controls that our suppliers have in place and carrying out other suitable checks;
- Monitor potential risk areas in our supply chains on a periodic basis.
Responsibility for ensuring that our procedures are adequate and are adhered to in all areas of our activities rests with the directors of Flogas Britain Ltd.
Assurance and Key Performance Indicators
We report on compliance with the DCC Group Code of Conduct and Supply Chain Integrity Policy every six months.
Nature of this Statement
This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes our slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ended 31 March 2018.