This statement applies to TeamSport Indoor Go Karting (referred to in this statement as ‘the Organisation’). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 1st July 2021 to 30th June 2022.
TeamSport Indoor Go Karting operates in 36 locations across the UK, with 32 locations in England (including the central Head Office), three in Scotland and one in Wales. There is also one location in Monchengladbach, Germany. The organisation is controlled by a Board of Directors. The organisation operates 36 go karting tracks, some including other leisure activities such as laser tag, VR and mini golf. The Organisation also offers the sale of merchandise, food and beverage. The Organisation performs the sale of the aforementioned goods both in store, on the phone and via its website. Demand for our product is consistently high throughout the year and is therefore not seasonal.
The labour supplied to the Organisation in pursuance of its operation is carried out in England, Scotland, Wales and Germany.
The Organisation considers that modern slavery encompasses:
Forced work, through mental or physical threat;
Being owned or controlled by an employer through mental or physical abuse of the threat of abuse;
Being dehumanised, treated as a commodity or being bought or sold as property;
Being physically constrained or to have restrictions placed on freedom of movement.
The Organisation acknowledges its responsibilities in relation to tackling modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The Organisation understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices in relation to its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.
The Organisation does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.
No labour provided to the Organisation in the pursuance of the provision of its own services is obtained by means of slavery or human trafficking. The Organisation strictly adheres to the minimum standards required in relation to its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in the UK & Germany, and in many cases exceeds those minimums in relation to its employees.
In order to fulfil its activities, the organisation’s main supply chains include those related to karts provision/spare parts, food and beverage, fuel for karts, racewear, cleaning consumables and mechanising items.
To manage our risk we use a select number of established, highly regarded generally United Kingdom based suppliers who are each specialists in their areas of expertise.
In general, the Organisation considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be very low, nonetheless], it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it.
The Organisation carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.
The Organisation has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, the Organisation has taken the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place:
To have an ongoing review of our supplier contracts and move to terminate in the event that the supplier is, or is suspected, to be involved in modern slavery;
Ensure that we have training available to our crew regarding modern slavery to help broader understanding of the issues.
Ensuring at least National Minimum Wage is paid to all employees.
Ensuring the Working Time Regulations are adhered to for all employees.
All crew receive training on Child Protection as part of their induction.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
The Organisation has set the following key performance indicators to measure its effectiveness in ensuring modern slavery is not taking place in the Organisation or its supply chains.
To review the working time of our crew via our HR system regularly to ensure no breaches of the Working Time Regulations.
To review via our HR system rates of pay to ensure that no crew fall below the National Minimum wage.
To review annually our supply chain processes to ensure that they are fit for purpose and ensure any risks associated with the supply of goods or services are identified and action is taken.
Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
Modern Slavery Policy
Supplier Code of Conduct.
Work Time Regulations
The Organisation provides the following training to staff to effectively implement its stance on modern slavery:
Management training on recruitment practices
Management training on Working Time Regulations
Child Protection Training
Modern Slavery Training is available for all crew members.
SLAVERY COMPLIANCE OFFICER
The Organisation has a Slavery Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the Organisation obligations in this regard.
This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed for each financial year.