Which employers are required to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 2 February 2016
Emma-Jane Flannery
Arthur Cox

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) which recently came into force in the UK is the first of its kind in Europe, and one of the first globally, to specifically combat issues of slavery and human trafficking.

Commercial organisations now have a key role to play in addressing these issues, and so it is important be aware of the new requirements under the Act. Section 54 of the MSA requires certain organisations to prepare a slavery and human trafficking statement for each financial year, setting out the steps that the organisation has taken during the year to ensure that slavery and human

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Emma-Jane Flannery
Arthur Cox

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