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Modern Slavery Act compliance

The Modern Slavery Act requires in scope organisations to produce, sign, and make public a slavery and human trafficking statement every year that sets out the steps that were taken the previous year to combat modern slavery in both the organisation and its supply chains.

The legal requirements can apply to organisations based outside the UK as well as to those in the UK.

We can help.

We are experienced in:

  • advising whether an organisation is required to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement or not
  • the content of a statement
  • how to publish a statement

Our experience since the Modern Slavery Act first became law has enabled us to develop a suite of templates, available at a fixed charge, to help clients comply with their legal duties while controlling costs.

We advise a diverse range of organisations in the public and private sectors including some of the world’s leading brands.

The global nature of modern supply chains and complex organisational structures can make complying with the Modern Slavery Act challenging, our team provide pragmatic advice and help make the complex simple.

Frequently asked questions

Modern Slavery is the term used to encapsulate the crimes of slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking (whether the person knew they were trafficked or not).

Any organisation wherever located that supplies goods or services in the UK and has a turnover of at least £36 million a year. Turnover includes that of subsidiaries.

  • your organisation's structure, its business and its supply chains
  • its policies and processes to prevent slavery and human trafficking
  • identify areas where there’s a risk of slavery and human trafficking in your organisation and supply chains
  • what has been done to assess and manage that risk
  • how effective its anti-slavery measures have been
  • details of staff training

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