Modern slavery statements were the subject of the most popular FAQ in September in our monthly round up of the top HR questions.
From October 2015, the Modern Slavery Act means that some employers have to publish a statement on the steps taken to ensure that there is no slavery or human trafficking in their supply chain.
Given that the requirement is expected to come into force at some time this month, it is perhaps unsurprising that an FAQ setting out employers’ duties under the Act attracted the most attention on XpertHR in September 2015.
Employers continue to track down information on the Fit for Work service, which is now fully operational; and an FAQ on when time spent travelling counts as working time was also popular, as a result of a recent European Court of Justice decision.
The top 10 HR questions in September 2015 were: