Modern Day Slavery Statement


At Trade Journals we’re creating a workplace built around our values. 

Our Company Structure and Mission and Purpose

We’re a leading provider of Business News. We support over 8,500 readers across many commercial and not for profit sectors in the UK and worldwide. By combining our technology with tailored customer support we help transform the way organisations work, enabling colleagues to work more effectively together and connecting the right people with the right data to boost productivity. 

We have a small compliment of employees and are one of the fastest growing UK media businesses. Our 2022 Mission is to be a ‘UK top 10 software company’ and we aim to achieve that by delivering on our ‘Company Purpose’, To provide solutions that free our customers to do more of what’s important.

Employees at Trade Journals

We know that we’re successful as a business because of our fantastic employees and that by helping them live by our core principle to Love work and Love life, and by giving them a great experience here, they’ll, in turn, pass this on to our customers, communities, suppliers and other stakeholders. It’s important for us that our employees understand and reflect the customers and communities we support and they know that they’re valued for what they do, not who they are.

We’re passionate about our values, which guide how we all make decisions and get things done. We love to make our products easy to use and the only source needed for their work to enjoy all the benefits with ease, from attracting the right people, helping them grow and be the best they can be, we’re enabling staff at Trade Journals to love what they do and be happy.One of the great things about Access is that everyone can make a real impact. We’re all on the same team here, so when it comes to our success we feel it’s only right that everyone is recognised for the difference they make.

Our Supply Chain

Although, due to the nature of our business, we have a lower risk of modem slavery occurring in our supply chain compared to businesses in other sectors, we’re continuing to focus on policies and procedures that make sure slavery and human trafficking doesn’t take place in that chain.

Our staff are well trained an very professional, which means that they also know their value to our company as well as the field that they operate in, which ensures that they are never under paid.

We carry out monthly reviews with our staff, ensuring that our staff adhere to their negotiated objectives as well as making sure that they take pride in their work and are completely satisfied with their job role. Our staff have always marked us as above 9 out of 10 score as an employer and we always aim to make them feel valued and that they are a major stakeholder of the company and that the companies ethos of working together and successes are a shared experience.

What we’ve done / will do in the next 18 Months 

Over the next 18 months, we will be growing our titles to encompass other industry segments and we will be looking to develop our compliment of staff through this. We are very careful not to over extend, ensuring that our current staff grow with us and are able to handle the new responsibilities given to them.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and constitutes Access UK Ltd’s slavery and human trafficking statement for the financial year ending 30 June 2019. The Board of Access UK Ltd has approved this statement.