iKas International is publishing this statement under the provision of the following legislation in our business jurisdictions:
Modern Slavery Act 2015 (UK)
Prevention of Human Trafficking Act 2014 (Singapore)
Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Australia)
This statement outlines the actions we have taken during the financial year ending 31 December 2018 to ensure modern slavery is not taking place in any part of our business or our supply chain.
iKas International understand the risks of modern slavery, and we are committed to ensuring there is no human trafficking in our own business or supply chains. We are a global recruitment consultancy with international offices, and our supply chain is based on providing professional staffing solutions to the financial services sector. The organisation currently operates in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia.
iKas International have the following policies in place, outlining its approach to the prevention of Modern Slavery in its supply chain:
Whistleblowing Policy - iKas encourages all its employees, clients and business partners to report any concerns related to the direct activities, or the supply chains of the organisation.
Employee Code of Conduct – Our code makes clear to employees the actions and behaviour expected of them when representing iKas, and we strive to maintain the highest standards of employee conduct and ethical behaviour when managing our supply chain.
We expect our suppliers to operate in an ethical way, and to promote the same compliant standards as our own. In accordance with our clients’ requirements, iKas carry out rigorous compliance checks, ensuring we verify candidate identity and right to work, in addition to ensuring the appropriate contract agreements are in place. Only companies that meet our set standards of compliance are listed on our PSL.
These controls, alongside our integrity and business relationships, guarantee we are following necessary steps to mitigate risk of modern slavery or human trafficking within our business or supply chain.
The Company undertakes due diligence when considering new suppliers, and regularly review existing suppliers.
Training is provided to all of our employees, and our HR and Compliance department regularly review our internal policies and procedures. All iKas employees are expected to comply with the local legislation in each of our business jurisdictions to ensure there is no human trafficking or forced labour in our supply chains.
Last Updated August 2019