Modern slavery is a heinous crime and a morally reprehensible act that deprives a person’s liberty
and dignity for another person’s gain. It is a real problem for millions of people around the world,
including many in developed countries, who are being kept and exploited in various forms of slavery.
Every company is at risk of being involved in this crime through its own operations and its supply
At Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd, we have a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery, and, are
fully committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our operation and supply chain. We
have taken concrete steps to tackle modern slavery, as outlined in our statement. This statement
sets out the actions that we have taken to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to
our business, and to implement steps to prevent slavery and human trafficking during the financial
year 2024

Our business and supply chains
Brief details of:
Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd
Construction, maintenance
United Kingdom
We establish a relationship of trust and integrity with all our suppliers, which is built upon mutually
beneficial factors. Our supplier selection and on-boarding procedure includes due diligence of the
supplier’s reputation, respect for the law, compliance with health, safety and environmental
standards, and references.
[We haven’t been made aware of any allegations of human trafficking/slavery activities against any
of our suppliers, but if we were, then we would act immediately against the supplier and report it to
the authorities.]

Risk assessment
In the past year, we conducted a risk assessment of our supply chain by taking into account:
The risk profile of individual countries based on the Global Slavery Index
The business services rendered by the suppliers
The presence of vulnerable demographic groups
A news analysis and the insights of labour and human rights groups
This assessment will determine our response and the risk controls that we implement.

Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd operates the following policies for identifying and preventing slavery
and human trafficking in our operations:
Whistleblowing Policy – we encourage all employees, customers and suppliers to report any
suspicion of slavery or human trafficking without fear of retaliation. We provide a confidential
helpline to protect the identity of the whistle blowers.
Code of Conduct – our code encourages employees to do the right thing by clearly stating the actions
and behaviour expected of them when representing the business. We strive to maintain the highest
standards of employee conduct and ethical behaviour when operating abroad and managing our
supply chain.
Purchasing Code – we have updated our Purchasing Code and supplier contracts to make explicit
reference to slavery and human trafficking.

Supplier due diligence
Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd conducts due diligence on all new suppliers during on-boarding and on
existing suppliers at regular intervals. This includes:
Assessing risks in the provision of particular services
Auditing the suppliers, and their health and safety standards, labour relations and employee
Requiring improvements to substandard employment practices
Sanctioning suppliers that fail to improve their performance in line with our requirements

We require all suppliers to attest that:
They don’t use any form of forced, compulsory or slave labour
Their employees work voluntarily and are entitled to leave work
They provide each employee with an employment contract that contains a reasonable notice period
for terminating their employment
They don’t require employees to post a deposit/bond and don’t withhold their salaries for any
They don’t require employees to surrender their passports or work permits as a condition of

Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd has raised awareness of modern slavery issues by putting up posters
across our facilities and sending an email that is focused specifically on modern slavery to all our
staff, which explains:
Our commitment in the fight against modern slavery
Red flags for potential cases of slavery or human trafficking
How employees should report suspicions of modern slavery

In addition to the awareness programme, Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd has rolled out a fresh elearning course to all employees and supplier contacts, which covers:
Various forms of modern slavery in which people can be held and exploited
The size of the problem and the risk to our organisation
How employees can identify the signs of slavery and human trafficking, including unrealistically low
How employees should respond if they suspect slavery or human trafficking
How suppliers can escalate potential slavery or human trafficking issues to the relevant people
within their own organisation
What external help is available for the victims of slavery
What terms and guidance should be provided to suppliers in relation to slavery policies and controls
What steps Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd will take if a supplier fails to implement anti-slavery
policies or controls
An attestation from employees that they will abide by Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd’s anti-slavery

Measuring how we’re performing
Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd has defined a set of key performance indicators and controls to
combat modern slavery and human trafficking in our organisation and supply chain. These include:
How many employees have completed mandatory training?
How many suppliers have filled out our ethics questionnaire?
How many suppliers have rolled out an awareness and training programme that is equivalent to
How many reports have been made by our employees that indicate their awareness of and
sensitivity to ethical issues?
What are the findings of our cross-functional Human Rights team, which reviews how we are
addressing modern slavery and human trafficking?
This statement covers 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2025 and has been approved by the board of
Woodstreet Maintenance Ltd at the board meeting on 01/04/24

Date: 02.04.2024