P5 - Conducts on-site announced and unannounced audits conducted by third-party auditing firms to assess compliance with the Code. In 2020, "41 on-site audits took place for facilities managed by McDonald's UK." The audits specifically address modern slavery risks, "including a review of ethical recruitment practices to verify that workers are employed under voluntary conditions and have freedom of movement. This includes verification that workers are not charged illegal fees as a condition of employment; worker contracts are in local language and signed by the worker; and that suppliers do not retain workers’ government-issued identification, passports or work permits."
P5 - Suppliers are also required to "complete a rigorous self-assessment questionnaire that appraises the supplier’s current practices and management systems. After completing the self-assessment questionnaire, suppliers receive a report indicating areas of opportunity."