At Fidelity, we comply with the UK government’s requirement to publish the gender pay gap for UK employees and we recognise that reducing the gap is a long term programme to which we are committed.
Our investment process takes modern slavery or human trafficking and other environmental, social and governance ('ESG') issues into account when, in our view these have a material impact on investment risk, reputation or return.
In accordance with Part Eight, ‘Disclosure by Institutions’, of the Capital Requirements Regulation (‘CRR’), the Group headed by FIL Holdings (UK) Limited is required to publish further information to allow external parties to assess the capital adequacy of the organisation, referred to as Pillar 3 disclosures.
In accordance with the Capital Requirements (Country-by-Country Reporting) Regulations 2013, the Group is also required to publish certain information on a consolidated basis for each country where it has a subsidiary or branch.
In accordance with MiFIDII RTS 28 MiFIDII Investment firm must take all reasonable steps to obtain, when executing orders, the best possible result for its clients taking into consideration the execution factors such as price, costs and speed, or any other consideration relevant to the execution of an order.
In accordance with guidance issued by the Investment Association (IA) to Fund Managers, this disclosure aims to help clients acquire a better understanding of the charges they are liable to face when buying or selling units in one of Fidelity’s funds.
We foster a ‘speak-up’ culture and encourage our employees and clients to raise concerns about illegal or improper conduct through our whistleblowing hotline, CALL, which is managed by a third-party provider.
At Fidelity, we believe that high standards of corporate responsibility make good business sense and have the potential to protect and enhance investment returns. Our tax affairs are managed in line with these standards and in keeping with our core values.