The Group does not tolerate modern slavery in any part of our operations or supply chain. We have developed a series of steps to mitigate the risks of slavery or human trafficking within our business, including: formal communication with new and established suppliers, regular visits to suppliers both in the UK and overseas to audit our suppliers’ practices in accordance with our supplier Code of Conduct. Our suppliers must be able to demonstrate that they operate to recognised standards, uphold human rights and prevent modern slavery. Our statement made in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015, which contains further information, is available on our website at www.dfscorporate.co.uk.
As our businesss grows and our supply chain develops, we will continue to assess the effectiveness of our programme through our already established Conduct & Compliance Committee.