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Home Office updates the modern slavery statement registry to encourage UK companies to help the Govt’s efforts to tackle this crime

The changes will encourage businesses to upload their annual modern slavery statements in a timely way and support them to publish robust statements. Modern slavery statements help reduce the risk of forced labour being used in UK supply chains by increasing transparency and allowing consumers to make informed choices…

Home Office releases statistics on potential modern slavery victims referred into the National Referral Mechanism

The key results include: 4,524 potential victims of modern slavery were referred to the Home Office from Jan to Mar 2024, representing a 9% increase compared to the period from Oct to Dec 2023 (4,134) and a 5% decrease compared to the period from January to March 2023 (4,738) 73% (3,291) of potential victims were male and 27% (1,226) were female since the NRM began…

How slavery and human trafficking are growing issues in the UK and Internationally

Over the past 10 years, recruitment of victims has exploited social media’s availability, offering opportunity for traffickers to tempt and trick individuals into exploitative situations, significantly intertwining with various crimes…

Home Office issues Modern Slavery statement 2021 to 2022

The statement covers the progress ministerial government departments have made on implementing the ambitious goals set out in the modern slavery statement. Furthermore, the report emphasizes the Home Office’s dedication to continuously improving its efforts in eradicating modern slavery.

UK issues new Guidance on tackling modern slavery in the supply chains

The Guidance outlines actions that the contracting authorities should take when modern slavery is identified within a supply chain. It focuses on identifying and managing risks in new procurements, managing risks in existing contracts, action when victims of modern slavery…

 

Home Office on Modern slavery statement registry

The Home Office launched a modern slavery statement registry online, to provide a platform for organisations to share the positive steps they have taken to tackle and prevent modern slavery to enhance transparency and accessibility, by bringing modern slavery …