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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.
22 Nov 2019
With legal action hovering over British American Tobacco, and G4S shares being blacklisted by an investment fund, it’s clear that...
22 Nov 2019
Only 18 of 71 global hotel firms operating in the UK have met the minimum requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.
14 Nov 2019
The world's largest sovereign wealth fund, has sold its shares in UK-based security company G4S because of the risk of human rights violations against its workforce in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
1 Nov 2019
Legal challenge on child labour used on farms in Malawi hangs over British American Tobacco.
10 Oct 2019
Poor pay, exploitative working conditions and human rights abuses are commonplace in the supply chains for major supermarkets
27 Aug 2019
With the Home Office suggesting that organisations should improve the effectiveness of their modern slavery policies, Lottie Galvin looks at...
2 Aug 2019
Amid all the political turmoil in July, employers will be forgiven for missing a flurry of proposed new employment laws...
16 Jul 2019
The government has announced proposals for a single labour market enforcement body which will have powers to enforce minimum wage...
10 Jul 2019
Modern slavery reporting and enforcement will be given more teeth and extended to the public sector under new proposals.
18 Mar 2019
Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet....
15 Feb 2019
Emerging tech-driven business models are partly to blame for millions of people worldwide being forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to research.
31 Jan 2019
With two months to go until the deadline to publish a modern slavery statement, Craig Weston explains why larger businesses...
15 Nov 2018
Apple plans to help human trafficking victims get jobs at its stores, after partnering with NGO the International Organization for...
2 Nov 2018
How should employers deal with annual leave entitlement for employees on long-term sick leave? This issue is dealt with in...