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The Modern Slavery Act 2015 consolidates and codifies the law on modern slavery. The key provision in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 for UK employers is section 54, which requires large commercial organisations to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement for each financial year.
12 May 2017
High-profile cases involving self-employed drivers for the likes of Uber and Deliveroo have focused heavily on employment status and rights....
21 Feb 2017
Large employers with a financial year running from 1 April to 31 March should already be thinking about their modern...
4 Oct 2016
Questions on Tax-free Childcare, the apprenticeship levy and gender pay gap reporting were the most popular FAQs on XpertHR in...
21 Sep 2016
The end of September is a key cut-off point for large employers required to publish their first modern slavery statement.
23 Aug 2016
A fivefold rise in the number of modern slavery reports shows that efforts to highlight the issue are working, according...
2 Aug 2016
As the result of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU sank in during July, employers began looking...
22 Jun 2016
Remedies under the Modern Slavery Act should be extended to allow employment tribunals to award compensation to the victims of...
31 Mar 2016
Today, the duty on large employers to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement comes into force.
Under section 54...
3 Mar 2016
The national living wage – the new minimum wage for workers aged 25 and over – comes into force on...
5 Jan 2016
Many employers will have been affected by the severe storms over recent weeks. The top FAQ on XpertHR in December...
2 Dec 2015
FAQs on the cancellation of annual leave were among the most popular in November, in our monthly round up.
3 Nov 2015
From overtime and holiday pay to safety helmets for Sikhs, we round up the most popular HR questions in October 2015.
29 Oct 2015
The regulations laying out large employers’ responsibilities to publish modern slavery statements every year come into force today, 29 October...
19 Oct 2015
XpertHR’s webinar An A to Z of legal changes 2015/16 took employers through recent and upcoming developments in employment law....