Modern slavery - transparency in supply chains
26 January 2017
Although many organisations take steps to promote ethical business practices and have policies to protect workers from being exploited, the Government considers that there is a significant way to go to tackle so-called “modern slavery”.
It has therefore introduced a new obligation on large organisations to publish an annual statement setting out the steps they have taken to prevent modern slavery in their organisation and their supply chains.
In this Inbrief, we look at these new requirements.