The UK ‘s  Modern Slavery Act  2015 entered into force in  July 2016 . The Act is aimed at eradicating slavery and human trafficking by creating  new criminal offences  and  imposing obligations on companies which  operate in the UK. Such companies are required to make an annual statement setting what steps if any they are taking to eradicate slavery and human trafficking in its supply chain. Please find attached Gard’s Modern Slavery Act statement .