Last updated 18 October 2017
This statement is published in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. It sets out the steps that Slimming World has taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our business or our supply chains.
Slimming World’s Head Office is in Somercotes, Derbyshire.
The Slimming World service (including the sale of products) is provided through our 16,000 community-based groups, run by self-employed franchisees (Consultants). Products and services are sourced from a variety of suppliers based locally, nationally and internationally.
Respecting human rights and environmental issues is the responsibility of our suppliers, however as customers we take our own responsibility very seriously and clearly communicate our expectations to our suppliers and our self-employed Consultants.
Our supply chain includes the sourcing of raw materials to create our publications, stationery, promotional materials and food products which all support our members with their weight loss.
We’re wholeheartedly committed to ensuring that there’s no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. Our Management Philosophy reflects our commitment to:
How Slimming World does this:
We recognise the importance of strengthening our policies in this important area and through 2017/2018 we’ll:
Slimming World’s Company Operating Standards and Management Philosophy set out clear expectations as to the conduct and behaviour of all managers, employees and Consultants, and aim to establish a company culture in which mutual co-operation and mutual trust are valued.
This is underpinned by key company policies and procedures including:
which set out to establish our commitment to human rights, basic working conditions and corporate responsibility.
As a business Slimming World has been built on a company culture in which mutual co-operation and mutual trust are valued, and where raising our members’ self-esteem and motivation is essential to our success. We live by, promote and train our vision and values on a daily basis.
This statement was approved by the Directors and signed by the Managing Director of the Company, at its board meeting on 18/10/2017