Compliance & Integrity

Code of Conduct

Our Code of Conduct sets out Volkswagen UK's social and corporate practices and provides guidance on proper conduct for our employees. You can read the full Code of Conduct at the link below.

Read the full statement

Modern Slavery Act

Volkswagen Group United Kingdom Limited (“VWGUK”) is a private limited company incorporated in England and Wales and headquartered in Milton Keynes. VWGUK is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (“VWAG”), and is the UK importer of VWAG products.

VWGUK trades as Volkswagen UK, Audi UK, SEAT UK, ŠKODA UK, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK and Trade Parts Specialists (”TPS”). This 2020 statement has been issued in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (“Act”), and sets out the steps we have taken to address the risk of slavery or human trafficking occurring in VWGUK’s supply chain or within its own operations.

This statement sets out our activities and work on Modern Slavery completed within the financial year which ended 31 December 2019. This statement also incorporates the Slavery and Human Trafficking statement of VWAG, which sets Volkswagen Group’s global approach, processes and principles to combat slavery and human trafficking. The VWAG statement is a global statement which is updated annually. Where applicable, VWGUK has adopted these or similar processes in its operations in the UK. For the latest version of the VWAG statement, please see the link below:

Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement Volkswagen AG 


VWGUK values integrity. We understand that Our culture is the sum of actions taken by each employee. It is our responsibility to model ethical behavior for our employees, customers and third party business partners.

Gender Pay Gap 

At Volkswagen Group we are strive to provide equal employment opportunities for everyone. We’re committed to building a diverse team and celebrating all the creativity, innovation and bright ideas this brings. These reports detail our 2019, 2018 and 2017 results, and our drive towards reducing our gender pay gap. 

Read the full 2019 report

Read the full 2018 report

Read the full 2017 report

Whistleblower System 

The Volkswagen Group Whistleblower System exists as a safe place for reporting violations of any kind and to encourage employees, contractors, business partners, and other third parties to speak up. The below reporting channels can be used by employees, business partners, and other third parties to confidentially report reasonable suspicions of misconduct within VWGUK. VWGUK is committed to fostering an environment where open, honest communication is the expectation, not the exception.