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UK Releases Guidance on Modern Slavery Act Reporting

The UK government continues to prioritise combatting modern slavery risks while also extending reporting deadlines amid the COVID-19 pandemic. By Clare Nida On 20 April 2020, the UK government published guidance for companies on how to approach their Modern Slavery Act statements during the COVID-19 pandemic. The government has stressed that businesses should continue to … Continue Reading

The UK Modern Slavery Act: What Do the New Transparency Reporting Provisions Mean for Companies?

By Jumana Rahman and Clare Nida The UK is at the forefront of the global move to tackle human trafficking and prevent modern forms of slavery by introducing the Modern Slavery Act 2015 earlier this year. The new transparency reporting provisions, in force as of the end of October 2015, require companies with a total … Continue Reading

Watch Out for Modern Slavery

By Simon Bushell and Clare Nida The Modern Slavery Act 2015 comes into force next month. The UK is at the forefront of a global move to tackle human trafficking and prevent slavery in supply chains. In June the G7 leaders declared their commitment to the issue, and as supply chains grow in complexity and … Continue Reading
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