Suppliers

“There is no doubt that the Fast Forward audit went into far more detail, highlighting points that will help us become a leader in the field of ethical trading and manufacturing”
Fast Forward Supplier

Join the Fast Forward Supplier Engagement Programme to achieve and exceed legal and ethical standards in your business, build worker loyalty and engagement, enhance your reputation and access potential customers through visibility of your engagement to all Fast Forward Member Brands*.

Programme fees consist of two parts:

PART 1 – A Supplier Engagement Programme annual fee payable direct to Fast Forward

PART 2 – Where required, any audit fees are payable direct to your assigned independent audit firm. Fast Forward audits can only be commissioned by a Member Brand. Current Member Brands are listed here.

Open to any supply chain business operating in the UK, your PART 1 £285 + VAT annual fee covers:

Welcome and induction pack introducing you to Fast Forward, what’s required and your next steps
Biannual Fast Forward Supplier Forums – where suppliers can share challenges, best practice, and support peer-to-peer learning
MASTERCLASS – 1 place per year on Fast Forward’s 3-hour online supplier training course to help you get the most out of Fast Forward and equip you with the skills needed and embed labour standards in your business
4 webinars per year on key topics e.g. holiday entitlement, health and safety, the new UK immigration system and EU settlement scheme, diversity and inclusion, how to be an employer of choice.
Regularly updated guidance briefs, business tools, templates, and links to latest legislation, audit documentation checklist and action plan
Monthly newsletters and industry updates straight your inbox
Access to SupplyShift platform to review and respond to audit outcomes
**Ability to go through the Fast Forward Audit process 

* Please note, joining the Supplier Engagement Programme does not denote any status as Fast Forward approved, accredited, certified or any similar status. Suppliers may not use the Fast Forward logo to denote any status as such. Being part of the Fast Forward Supplier Engagement Programme does not guarantee you will be audited or receive business. Please see the Terms and Conditions for more information.

** In order to be audited using the Fast Forward Audit Methodology, suppliers must be signed up to the Fast Forward Supplier Engagement Programme. Fast Forward Audits may only be commissioned by a Fast Forward Brand. Please see the Terms and Conditions for more information. See the latest Brand members.