PiggyBank Modern Slavery Statement
Purpose of this Statement
This statement is made pursuant to section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act (the “Act”). The Act defines modern slavery as “slavery, servitude, and forced or compulsory labour” as well as “human trafficking” (“modern slavery”).
This statement sets out the approach and steps taken by DJS(UK) to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place in any part of our business or supply chains.
Our Business and Organisational Structure
We are a financial services company based solely in the UK and employ approximately 72 people. We offer our services direct to consumers, through our website and brokers.
DJS(UK) Limited are committed to the highest level of ethical standards and sound governance arrangements and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the management of its activities.
DJS(UK) Limited are opposed to slavery and human trafficking and therefore the Company will not knowingly support or do business with any organisation involved in slavery or human trafficking.
We fight for better and seek out ways to improve the things that matter most to our customers and colleagues. We are committed to upholding the standards set out in the United Nations (“UN”)’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Labour Organisation (“ILO”)’s Standards and the Human Rights Act 1998, amongst others.
We believe that the most relevant human rights to its business are the right to just and favourable working conditions, the right to be free from discrimination, protection of minorities and the right to be free from compulsory labour. It is important to us to promote an open and honest dialogue within our business and our employees are encouraged to raise concerns. As a financial services company, we have assessed and consider the risk of modern slavery existing within our business to be low.
However, we respect and acknowledge that modern slavery is a global issue and that no economy, industry or sector is exempt and we are fully committed to complying with the objectives of the Act.