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Last update 25 July 2022

Description of economic activities

Other credit granting (NACE2 6492)

This company is engaged in the provision of personal credit products, specializing home credit, credit cards and motor insurance to non-standard lending market. Its business was established in 1880, and was founded by the Victorian philanthropist Sir Joshua Waddilove, to provide affordable credit to working class families in industrial West Yorkshire. The company has a registered head office based in Bradford, United Kingdom.The company is well known as a leading provider of home credit in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The company offers home credit loans, which includes small and unsecured loans under its Provident Personal Credit and Greenwood Personal Credit brands to customers with average or below-average incomes, as well as longer-term loans and shopping vouchers via the home credit collection format. Its home credit is used for special events, such as Christmas, weddings, and birthdays. The company also provides credit cards through its Vanquis Bank. In addition, the company provides a range of car insurance policies specializing in non-comprehensive insurance, women car insurance, and drivers of older cars or the second car in a household; and credit cards.
  • PROVIDENT FINANCIAL PLC

  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Company type: Bank
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Patrick Joseph Robert Snowball
  • CEO Total remuneration: N/A
  • Website: www.providentfinancial.com

Financial data

Number of employees

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4,232
4,854
5,708

Revenue 1

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807
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EBIT 1

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1 numbers are in millions

  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  18

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement:
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  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines:
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

Other company declarations

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  • Accessibility: N/A

Other resources

Policies

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Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC:
  • D. 89/391/EEC:
  • D. 98/59/EC:
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  • D. 2000/78/EC:
  • D. 2001/23/EC:
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC:
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  • D. 2002/73/EC:
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC:
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC:
  • D. 2009/38/EC:
  • D. 2004/25/EC:
  • D. 2011/35/EU:

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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