Call Assist Ltd

Modern Slavery Act Statement 2017


Call Assist is committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems to combat modern slavery and human trafficking and to conduct all aspects of its business in an honest and ethical manner at all times.

Call Assist therefore has a zero tolerance approach towards modern slavery and human trafficking, it is committed to acting fairly and with integrity in all of its business dealings and relationships, by implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure modern slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere in its business or in any of its supply chains.

We expect the same high standards from all of our contractors, suppliers and other business partners, and as part of our contracting process, in the coming year we will include specific prohibitions against the use of forced, compulsory or trafficked labour, or anyone held in slavery or servitude, whether adults or children, and we expect that our suppliers will hold their own suppliers to the same high standards.

Company’s Structure

Call Assist is a vehicle rescue company, providing services to its customers via a contractor network.

Call Assist Limited was incorporated on 16 November 1998 with the registered office located in the UK. Call Assist is owned by Call Assist Holdings Limited which is also registered in the UK.


At Call Assist we focus our expertise in assisting our customers ‘at the event’ when they have experienced a vehicle breakdown, or their vehicle has been involved in an accident. Call Assist provides a white labelled service and is the name behind many household brands, as well as the service provider for insurer, broker, warranty and intermediary schemes.

Supply Chains

Call Assist provides the service through a network of Recovery Operators throughout the UK and an additional network in Europe, providing assistance in over 40 countries. We also use routine services for the maintenance and support of our office operations. We do not act as a producer, manufacturer or retailer of physical goods and have no supply chain in relation to such activities.

Policies in relation to Slavery and Human Trafficking

Call Assist is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in its supply chains or in any part of its business. We have adapted our policies and procedures, including but not limited to recruitment and supplier management to ensure that reasonable steps are taken to detect, report and prevent modern slavery and human trafficking taking place. Our Anti Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy reflects our commitment to acting ethically, transparently and with integrity in all our business relationships.

Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking

As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate risk of modern slavery and human trafficking, we are:

  • working on identifying potential risk areas in our supply chains;
  • working to identify suppliers which have a higher risk of being affected by modern slavery and human trafficking;
  • working on having higher monitoring standards for higher risk suppliers;
  • reviewing our contracts we have with our supply chains; and
  • maintaining our approach to zero hours contracts of employment, meaning that such contracts of employment will not be agreed unless expressly requested by the employee and only where reasonable justification is provided.


To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business, we will be providing training to all staff.

Approval of this statement

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 30 April 2017.

This statement has been approved by the Board of Directors.


Linda Baker
Managing Director

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