Modern slavery

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.


A personality clash between employees may lead to a dismissal for "some other substantial reason"

Top 10 HR questions July 2015: “Some other substantial reason”

4 Aug 2015

New FAQs covering various aspects of dismissal were among the most popular on XpertHR in July, including one on the...

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Teenage girls at a brick factory in Kolkata, India in 2014

Employers required to produce modern slavery statements from October 2015

31 Jul 2015

Large employers will have to publish a modern slavery statement for each financial year, the Government has confirmed.
The requirement...

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