The current tools to enforce the Modern Slavery Act act are clumsy and vague; no law enforcement agency takes a proactive lead in enforcing compliance,
The UK’s new independent anti-slavery commissioner, Sara Thornton, has called for businesses who flout the law to face fines, court summons and director disqualification. Read
Ten independent chairs announced to scrutinise modern slavery cases Greater transparency at forefront of changes to the national referral mechanism. Published 31 May 2019 From:
The UK has developed, alongside the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia, principles for nations to adopt to tackle modern slavery in global supply chains.
Article from Close Up for Business, the official magazine of Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce Kirklees & Calderdale Edition, February 2016. Read the Article
A HUMAN trafficking investigator has issued a stark warning that many small businesses in Bradford will be employing slave labour. Read More