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We do not tolerate modern slavery or human trafficking in our organisation or in our supply chain. This statement sets out the steps that we have taken to eliminate, as far as possible, the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking taking place.

UK Vending Ltd which its employees are bases solely in the UK.


UK Vending Ltd is the leading supplier of vending machines and water coolers in businesses in the UK.


Our supply chains include suppliers of equipment, beverages and associated items


Our opposition to modern slavery and human trafficking is confirmed in our Guiding Principles and reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our business relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to eliminate, as far as possible, the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking taking place anywhere in our business or supply chains.


As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate the risk of human slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains, we conducted a review of suppliers.

We determined that we are in low risk industries characterised by low volume high value work activity and, following our risk assessment process, the vast majority of our suppliers were similarly identified as being low risk. While we are confident that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking taking place within our direct organisation following this assessment (due in part to our internal checking process and the skill level of employees we typically engaged.

We have also implemented systems to:

  1. Identify and assess potential risk areas in our supply chains – no new supplier will be appointed without them going through our risk assessment
  2. Mitigate the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking occurring in our supply chains, which we manage through our new-supplier process and our contracts which will, going forward, give us the ability to monitor our supply chains and potential risk areas.
  3. We monitor our supply chain for any signs of modern slavery through regular audits and assessments. If we identify any issues, we will report them to the appropriate authorities and take appropriate action to address the situation.
  4. We include clauses in all our contracts and agreements with suppliers that require them to comply with the Modern Slavery Act and our policy.
  5. Supplier Communication: We maintain regular communication with our suppliers to ensure they are aware of our expectations and to identify any potential risks or issues related to modern slavery.


We do not tolerate modern slavery and human trafficking. We have put in place a new- supplier process which will both (i) assess the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in any new supplier and its own supply chains before we engage with that supplier and (ii) give us the ability to monitor and audit suppliers once they have been engaged.

Our audit, legal and business operations teams are involved in ensuring this process works effectively and will monitor it regularly, adapting as necessary to the changing needs of our business.

Policy and Training

We have a comprehensive policy on modern slavery that is communicated to all our employees and suppliers. We also provide regular training to our staff and suppliers on their legal obligations and ethical responsibilities towards preventing modern slavery.

By implementing these measures, we ensure that we and our supply chain are fully compliant with the Modern Slavery Act, and that we are doing our part to prevent modern slavery in any form. We take a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and will take swift and decisive action if it is identified in any part of our supply chain.

UK Vending Ltd, Fort Bridgewood, Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent. ME1 3DQ. Company No: 00952912 VAT No: 203190022
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