Slavery And Human Trafficking – A Re-Cap On Business RequirementsPosted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 7 September 2022
In 2015, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (‘the Act’) consolidated criminal offences relating to human trafficking, forced labour and slavery. Slavery is widely defined to include servitude, forced labour and human trafficking; the Act came into force.
Section 54 of the Act requires large business to produce a slavery and human trafficking statement each financial year. The statement is intended to improve transparency in business supply chains and encourage businesses to take steps to avoid any association with modern slavery.
In 2018, the government issued a review of the Act and a consultation,following publication of a report which highlighted the severe social and economic
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This article is correct at 07/09/2022
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