We, at Locke, are committed to combatting slavery and human trafficking to ensure that every single person’s human rights are upheld, whether they are people who work for Locke, on behalf of Locke or stay in any of our Locke properties. We know that this stand point is also supported by our guests, customers, colleagues and suppliers.
We are a leading hospitality business offering serviced apartment accommodation in over 200 locations, in over 50 countries worldwide. We have just over 350 employees in the UK and 14 in the Netherlands. We have a global annual turnover of circa £41 million.
Our business is organised into two key areas;
We also provide Management Services for a company in Farnborough and a company in Jersey.
Our supply chains include;
Our Global Property Partners who operate in the following key markets
Our UK and European Suppliers examples include;
As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk we ensure all Locke employees and all Locke suppliers support the following 4 pillars:-
In accordance with these 4 pillars we have in place systems to:
We have zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain and contractors comply with our values we have in place a supply chain compliance programme. This consists of:
To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide training to our staff where this is identified as a training need. We also ensure the Modern Slavery Statement is communicated company-wide through Line Management. We have an appointed Modern Slavery Compliance Officer who is available to field all queries and reported breaches (both internally and externally).
We are committed to monitor both the internal compliance and the compliance of our suppliers in relation to Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. Where any concerns are raised these are reported to our Compliance Officer and remedial plans are put in place.
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 31 March 2019.
Stephen McCall, CEO
Date: 1st April 2019