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FTSE 100 & the UK Modern Slavery Act: From Disclosure to Action
Publications
21 November 2018

In 2015, the UK Government introduced the Modern Slavery Act (MSA), which requires certain companies publish an annual statement detailing what steps they have taken to tackle modern slavery, both in their operations and in their supply chains. Business &...

First Year of FTSE 100 Reports under the UK Modern Slavery Act: Towards Elimination?
Publications
01 December 2017

The International Labour Organization estimates that illicit profits from modern slavery reach $150 billion a year. In 2016, 16 million people were victims of forced labour in the private economy. Companies are exposed to modern slavery risks through their own...

Collaborating for freedom: anti-slavery partnerships in the UK
GuidancePublications
01 October 2017

Multi-agency partnership working is often highlighted as an essential aspect of the UK public policy response to modern slavery. The Home Office’s (2014) Modern Slavery Strategy emphasises that effective partnership work is ‘crucial’ and must include ‘greater awareness among frontline...

Understanding and Responding to Modern Slavery within the Homelessness Sector
GuidancePublications
01 January 2017

Homelessness organisations and anti-slavery organisations have both been aware of links between modern slavery and homelessness, yet there has been little research into how these issues overlap and impact on one another. An initial scoping exercise was, therefore, commissioned in...

FTSE 100: At the Starting Line – An analysis of company statements under the UK Modern Slavery Act
Publications
10 October 2016

Analysis shows only a handful of company statements are meeting the Act’s requirements, majority lack adequate information. The FTSE 100 companies who have reported under the Modern Slavery Act so far were scored by the Business & Human Rights Resource...

National Referral Mechanism on Identifying and Working with Potential Victims of Child Trafficking
GuidancePublications
01 October 2016

Since its establishment in 2007, the Working Group on Child Trafficking as a sub-group of the Task Force on Combating Human Trafficking has been working to gather background information on the phenomenon of child trafficking in Austria through the exchange...

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