“The Fast Forward initiative replaces the industry standard audit for our UK supply base to aid identifying and remediating any forms of modern slavery”
Fast Forward Retailer


The UK’s leading collaborative labour standards
improvement programme for the
Apparel and General Merchandise (AGM) sector

Membership is available to any size of AGM brand and retailer that has manufacturing, warehousing, goods not for resale and/or service provider supply chains in the UK, wherever they’re at in their ethical trading journey.

Why choose us?

One-to-one support

With our Fast Forward Programme Integrity Manager guiding you.

Brand Dashboard

Easy to navigate to supplier lists, training, guidance, webinars, key contacts and so much more.

Core-standards online modules

Core training modules in video and written format supporting preferred learning style, available at a time convenient to the business.

Supplier Engagement Programme (SEP)

SEP annual subscription provides your suppliers with all the tools, training and advice to embed ethical labour standards management into their business.

Monthly Newsletters

Keeping your business up-to-date with the ever-changing landscape of the latest legislation and programme updates.

Just Good Work

A free, interactive mobile app giving jobseekers and workers from the UK or abroad critical information and advice on recruitment and employment. Available in nine languages: Albanian, Bulgarian, English, Croatian, Gujarati, Polish, Romanian, Serbian and Ukrainian.

Ethical Maturity Framework

Demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement in transparency, due diligence, purchasing practices and remediation.

Brand Collaboration

Support through collaborative working and Brand to Brand support sessions.

Member Brand Supplier List

Gain visibility of all suppliers in the scope of the AGM programme to inform sourcing decisions.

Shared audit reports

Sharing of audit reports on sites shared with other Member Brands and on joint remediation 

Forensic audit

Prioritise your highest risk suppliers, whilst recognising those with leading practices through our proven, forensic methodology, contextualised to UK law, effective at uncovering hidden worker exploitation.

Fast Forward Complyer Audit Tool

Audit tool software used by Fast Forward approved Audit Bodies to audit Member Brands supply chains against the Fast Forward audit methodology.

Are you an AGM Brand or Retailer based in the UK
and would you like to know more about this collaboration?

Send Us a Message

One of our team will give you a call to discuss your business needs and how we can help.