Modern Slavery Statement

Posted on 9th June 2022



This statement sets out Chaucer’s actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains.

As part of the Management Consultancy Industry, it is important for us to be known not just by ‘what we do’ but also by ‘how we do’. We are absolutely committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our corporate activities and supply chain. We impose the same high standards on our suppliers, contractors and other business partners.

Organisation structure

The Chaucer Group of companies operates in 2 countries around the world. Chaucer has offices in London, Houston & New York. We are a provider of management consultancy services to clients in a wide variety of industries. We have over 290 employees and operate worldwide. We have a global turnover of £55,394,876, (covering 14 months to 31st December 2021).

Our Supply chain

Our supply chain includes sourcing services and people. We use specified, reputable employment agencies to source labour, and always verify the practices of any new agency it engages with prior to accepting resources. We have zero tolerance towards slavery and human trafficking and expects all organisations in our supply chain to comply with our values. We regularly review our existing suppliers and undertake due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers.

Our Business

Chaucer is more than a digital transformation consultancy.

Real world, real work, and real value, that is the Chaucer commitment on every transformation we do. We deliver good-sense, human-centred strategies, that produce the results you need. We understand the possibilities can seem endless.

Challenges are complex, technology ever evolving, and business goals pressurised and diverse. Working with you, your people, your partners, and business leaders – we will give your transformation real focus, to make sure the right possible is achieved.

We have over 30 plus years’ experience working with clients in Life Sciences, Public Sector, Financial Services, Law Enforcement, Energy, Media & Telecoms, delivering:

  • Agile Delivery
  • Change
  • Communications
  • Cyber Security
  • Data
  • Innovation
  • P3M Delivery
  • People Development
  • Strategy
  • Technology

Our approach, not only provides peace of mind, but it also considers how we can best support the long-term business goals, whatever they may be by:

  • Reducing costs
  • Reducing risk
  • Protecting the customers brand and reputation
  • Assuring system functionality
  • Providing customer confidence
  • Demonstrating compliance against regulations and/or business requirements

Our values, guiding us as we deliver our work, both internally and externally: Agility, Collaboration, Empowerment, Energy, Learning and Trust.

Passion for quality: We inspire our customers through thought leadership, excellence and dedication.

Professional partnership: As an independent partner and adviser we give our customers confidence.

Employees Excellence: We meet with respect and attention, trust each other and develop our abilities together. It is everyone’s responsibility to secure our success as a global service company.

Responsibility: As an achievement orientated company, we are obliged to align all our actions on a long-term basis in order to increase the value of our company to our shareholders and employees.

Honesty and integrity: We collaborate honestly with one another and put special value on sincerity, justice, trustworthiness as well as civil courage. We are not corruptible, and we are not guided by outside threats and temptations.

Our policies on slavery and human trafficking

We are committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in any part of our business. Our company policies, reflect our commitment to conducting our business ethically and with integrity. Our policies are written to support implementation and enforcement of effective systems and controls to prevent the occurrence of slavery or human trafficking related issues in any of our operations.

Due diligence processes for slavery and human trafficking

We have zero tolerance of slavery and human trafficking. To ensure all those in our supply chain comply with our values we have contractual obligations on our suppliers to ensure they are and remain compliant with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Training and Awareness

We have raised awareness of modern slavery issues by undertaking appropriate mandatory staff training and placing this statement on our intranet.

Management Approval and Financial Year

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Chaucer’s slavery and human trafficking statement for financial year ending 31st December 2021. This statement has been approved by the Board of Directors and will be reviewed annually.

For and on behalf of Chaucer Group Limited

Chris Laslett, Founder and CEO