Modern Slavery Policy


On March 26, 2015, The Modern Slavery Act 2015 was passed into law in the United Kingdom.

This voluntary statement has been published in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015. It sets out the steps taken by BDI Securities UK Limited to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking in its business and supply chains.

Our Commitment

We respect the environment, the communities in which we operate, and our employees’ human rights, and we oppose corruption. Therefore, we are committed to conducting business in a manner that complies with applicable laws and regulations. We are also committed to taking steps to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in any part of our supply chain or in any part of our business.

We operate a number of policies which reflect our commitment to acting properly in all of our organisational relationships and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls. Our policies which contribute to minimising the risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in our organisation and our supply chain include our:

  • Recruitment policy
  • Whistleblowing policy
  • Safeguarding policy
  • Confidentiality policy

We will continue to review our policies to ensure that they are effective and appropriate. Subject to changes in legislation, this Policy will be reviewed and updated accordingly.

We also provide guidance to colleagues on modern slavery by providing a CPD certification Modern Slavery Awareness training course.

Our supply chain

BDI Securities UK Limited procurement for goods and services is provided by our approved supplier list but our supply chain is limited, and we procure few goods and services from the UK and overseas suppliers.

Supplier Due Diligence

We undertake due diligence when considering taking on new suppliers and reviews our existing suppliers. Our due diligence and reviews include:

  • Evaluating the modern slavery and human trafficking risks of each new supplier.
  • Carrying out supplier due diligence. requesting evidence from suppliers of their compliance with applicable modern slavery law both at the initial point of engagement (i.e., when negotiation and contracting takes place) and post initial engagement where further material services or projects are contracted.

Actions Taken

Over the past 12 months, BDI Securities UK Limited has undertaken the following actions:

Made all staff aware and provided training of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and informed them of the appropriate action to take if they suspect a case of slavery or human trafficking.

Ensured the procurement strategies and contract terms and conditions include references to preventing modern slavery and human trafficking.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • BDI Securities UK Limited have in the last 12 months received zero reports from employees, the public, or law enforcement agencies to indicate that modern slavery practices have been identified.