We are committed to being a responsible business and acting with integrity and openness.  Our governance framework follows the principles of the UK Corporate Governance Code and includes clear policies for our employees on ethical behaviour as well as compliance with regulations. 

Modern slavery

We are a large Group with an extensive supply chain. Our approach is to develop long-term partnerships with suppliers whose policies, values and culture are aligned to our own. Our 2018 modern slavery statement was approved by the Board on 13 June 2019.  

 

Modern Slavery 2018

Modern Slavery 2017

Modern Slavery 2016

Gender pay gap

We aim to provide all our employees with opportunities to develop and balance their working life in an inclusive and empowered culture. The new ideas and innovations that a diverse workforce brings, are critical to our future.

 

Gender pay gap report 2018

Gender pay gap report 2017

 

Tax strategy

We have a low appetite for tax risk and aim to keep our tax affairs simple. 
Our Group tax strategy was adopted by the Board on 28 November 2017, and reconfirmed on 6 December 2018.

 

Tax strategy 2018