Monthly Archives: March 2016

Modern Slavery Act – does it impose enough obligation on corporates?

The question that many supporters of anti-trafficking movements are asking – does the new Modern Slavery Act (2015) go far enough and ensure that corporates do enough to maintain a transparent supply chain? The new Modern Slavery Act (2015) will … Continue reading

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MODERN SLAVERY ACT – CAN COMPANIES HAVE COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY?

In common with reporting obligations on issues such as conflict minerals and illegal timber, the anti-slavery provisions are designed to get companies to take more responsibility for their supply chains. Ultimately, such laws could have the effect of extending standards … Continue reading

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Really – start-ups and SMEs should also adhere to the Modern Slavery Act?

I have recently been researching and writing a guidance paper for investors and shareholders with a human rights organisation in respect of the Modern Slavery Act and what they should be considering in their due diligence. In researching for this … Continue reading

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