This statement applies to Alternative Payments Limited t/as Judopay (referred to in this statement as ‘the Organisation’ and “Judopay”). The information included in the statement refers to the financial year 2018/2019.
Judopay is proud of the steps taken to combat slavery and human trafficking. As a company that has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery and is committed to acting with integrity in all its dealings to implementing and enforcing effective controls and systems to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place anywhere in the business or any of the partner’s supply chains. Judopay is committed to ensuring transparency and expect the same high standards from all of its contractors, suppliers and other business partners.
Judopay is a limited company registered and based in England and Wales specialised in payment services with a focus on mobile payment solutions. As an established business in the European financial market, Judopay is a trusted partner from the main acquiring banks and a reputable provider amongst European market-leading brands. The Organisation is controlled by a Board of Directors.
The main activity performed by the Organisation is the provision of mobile payment services, connecting merchants, end customers, partners, and businesses, secure and reliable payment experience in accordance with the Cars Schemes requirements. The demand for Judopay’s payment solution is consistently high throughout the year and is therefore not seasonal.
Judopay considers that modern slavery encompasses:
Judopay acknowledges its responsibilities concerning modern slavery and commits to complying with the provisions in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The Organisation understands that this requires an ongoing review of both its internal practices concerning its labour force and, additionally, its supply chains.
The Organisation does not enter into business with any other organisation, in the United Kingdom or abroad, which knowingly supports or is found to involve itself in slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour.
No labour provided to Judopay in the pursuance of the provision of its services is obtained employing slavery or human trafficking. The Organisation strictly adheres to the minimum standards required concerning its responsibilities under relevant employment legislation in England and Wales and Australia, and in many cases exceeds those minimums concerning its employees.
To fulfil its activities, Judopay’s main supply chains include those related to payment services from various financial and technology providers in both the United Kingdom and Europe. Judopay understands that the Organisation's first-tier suppliers are European Acquiring Banks and technology, providers.
Judopay procures a wide range of services via a varied supply chain, including:
We evaluate and address the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking amongst our suppliers by adhering to these standards:
In general, Judopay considers its exposure to slavery/human trafficking to be relatively limited. Nonetheless, it has taken steps to ensure that such practices do not take place in its business nor the business of any organisation that supplies goods and/or services to it.
We use a combination of desk-based research, supply chain mapping, as well as internal and industry audit results to analyse the risk of modern slavery in our supply chain and operations. While modern slavery can be found in all countries and industries, we acknowledge that there is a heightened risk with:
The Organisation carries out due diligence processes in relation to ensuring slavery and/or human trafficking does not take place in its organisation or supply chains, including conducting a review of the controls of its suppliers.
Judopay has not, to its knowledge, conducted any business with another organisation which has been found to have involved itself with modern slavery.
In accordance with section 54(4) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015, Judopay has taken the following steps to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place:
The Organisation has the following policies which further define its stance on modern slavery:
Judopay has a Compliance Officer, to whom all concerns regarding modern slavery should be addressed, and who will then undertake relevant action with regard to the obligations in this regard.
This statement is made in pursuance of Section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and will be reviewed for each financial year.