Turfkeeper Modern Slavery Policy

Last updated: (Aug 2021)

Our Business

Origin Amenity Solutions Limited comprises of four of the leading amenity industry brand names; Headland Amenity, Rigby Taylor, Symbio and TurfKeeper. Combined they are a leading supplier of products for the improvement, maintenance and construction of sports, amenity and landscape areas, including grass seed, fertilisers, herbicides, fungicides, adjuvants, micronutrients, top dressings, soil and turf improvers, line marking materials and sports equipment.

Our customers range from professional sports clubs and associations to small volunteer led grass roots organisations, such as Football and Golf clubs, Cricket and Bowling Clubs, Racecourses, Landscapers, Local Authorities, Lawncare Contractors and educational establishments.

Our Ethical Standards

Origin Amenity Solutions Limited is committed to conducting itself with the highest ethical and legal standards. We always ensure that the operations within the business and its supply chain meet those standards and are compliant with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

We are aware that Human traffickers and illegal / unlicensed gang-masters target a range of industries including Construction and the Agricultural sectors. It remains important therefore that we maintain our vigilance and continually improve our controls and procedures.

Our MSA Processes, Controls and Measures

We recognise that continuous improvement is important and we closely monitor UK government guidance, updates and requirements. During the period since our last statement and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Origin Amenity Solutions Limited has put in place a number of actions, including the following:

The Pandemic

We are acutely aware that the COVID-19 pandemic brought increased risk to Modern Slavery in some industries and some organisations within some sectors. Whilst we continue to monitor indications affecting our industry, we can confirm that to date:

Other Existing Procedures

Our Supply Chain

We supply products to the amenity sector and our supply chain is global in its reach. We source from manufacturers directly or through intermediaries. Many of our suppliers are large in scale with deemed low-risk of non-compliance to the Modern Slavery Act, however, as a Company we remain vigilant to all risks, particularly in small-scale businesses in whose sector there may sometimes be a higher risk of unlicensed manual, seasonal labour.

Modern Slavery Act Statement - August 2021

Origin Amenity Solutions Limited is committed to ensuring our supply chain is free from human rights abuses. We actively welcome comments and suggestions from anyone within our supply chain about how we can improve our operations or further reduce any risks in our supply chain.

If you have any questions regarding this issue please contact us by emailing us on: MSAinfo@originamenitysolutions.com

Robert Beeney - Finance Director

Chris Clark - Managing Director – Origin Amenity