The Modern Slavery Act

STATEMENT

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 places an obligation on UK businesses with a turnover of over £36 million to produce a modern slavery statement. At Retail Group UK Limited (Renault), we are proud of the steps we take to combat slavery and human trafficking, and we remain committed to improving our practices in this regard.

OUR BUSINESS AND STRUCTURE

Renault is dedicated to providing its employees with a positive working environment which complies or exceeds the requirements of all applicable legislation including human rights, anti-discrimination and fundamental rights at work. Our operations are carried out over 16 locations across England and Wales.

OUR SUPPLIERS

We adopt a stringent procurement process. Suppliers are reviewed and selected to ensure safe working conditions and to ensure they adopt adequate policies which meet or exceed Renault’s purchasing requirements, including the policies set out below.

Notwithstanding the steps Renault takes in this regard, it is ultimately our suppliers’ duty to respect the applicable laws and ethics on human rights.

OUR POLICIES ON SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our supply chains or in any part of our business. The Renault Global Framework Agreement reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to help eradicate slavery and human trafficking.

1. Global Framework Agreement, ‘Committing Together for Sustainable Growth and Development.

This agreement promotes a responsible social dialogue on an international scale across the Renault Group. This agreement promotes sustainable development and commitment to the following areas:

1. Respect for fundamental social rights;

2. Social responsibility to employees; and

iii. Supplier and sub-contractor relationships

Our commitment to fundamental social rights focuses on the effective abolition of child labour, forced labour and discrimination in respect of employment and employee occupations. We share our Global Framework Agreement with suppliers who are required to comply with Renault policies.

2. Renault Group Employees’ Fundamental Rights Declaration Policy

Employees’ and Supplier Employees’ rights are respected and valued at Renault and this is reflected in the Renault HR handbook, which reiterates Renault’s commitment to:

1. Health and Safety and Working Conditions; and

2. Ensuring Equal Opportunities

as slavery and human trafficking to the company’s attention.

FURTHER STEPS

3. Renault Whistleblowing Policy

This policy offers further assistance in combating modern slavery, as it enables employees to bring issues such

We will always work to the highest professional standards and shall continue our efforts in eliminating acts of modern slavery within our business and supply chain.

 

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 ending 31st December 2019.

 

Ludovic Troyes Signature

 

Ludovic Troyes, Managing Director

March 2020

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Your safety is our highest priority

With effect from the 24th July customers will be required to wear face masks and coverings when visiting our showrooms

It is vitally important that you are able to visit our dealerships safely, so we have worked responsibly in accordance with Government guidelines on COVID-19 to implement the following safety measures:

  • We have carried out Covid-19 Risk Assessments issued by the Government. Click here to view
  • We have placed convenient floor markings in all our dealerships to help you keep a safe distance of 2 metres.
  • We have also introduced a limit to the number of people inside our dealerships
  • All of our colleagues will wear a face masks, and we have installed protective screens at all workstations.
  • We have made hand sanitiser readily available for all customers and colleagues to use. Upon arrival at the dealership we kindly ask you to sanitise your hands thoroughly.
  • All desks, workstations and card payment machines are cleaned & sanitised regularly.
  • Car sanitation

We have produced a short video of what to expect when visiting our dealership. Please take the time to watch our short video.With these safety measures in place you can be assured that we are committed to keep both our customers and staff safe. We are very much looking forward to welcoming back our customers to Renault Retail Group.

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Your safety is our highest priority

With effect from the 24th July customers will be required to wear face masks and coverings when visiting our showrooms

It is vitally important that you are able to visit our dealerships safely, so we have worked responsibly in accordance with Government guidelines on COVID-19 to implement the following safety measures:

  • We have carried out Covid-19 Risk Assessments issued by the Government. Click here to view
  • We have placed convenient floor markings in all our dealerships to help you keep a safe distance of 2 metres.
  • We have also introduced a limit to the number of people inside our dealerships
  • All of our colleagues will wear a face masks, and we have installed protective screens at all workstations.
  • We have made hand sanitiser readily available for all customers and colleagues to use. Upon arrival at the dealership we kindly ask you to sanitise your hands thoroughly.
  • All desks, workstations and card payment machines are cleaned & sanitised regularly.
  • Car sanitation

We have produced a short video of what to expect when visiting our dealership. Please take the time to watch our short video.With these safety measures in place you can be assured that we are committed to keep both our customers and staff safe. We are very much looking forward to welcoming back our customers to Renault Retail Group.