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UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery

In the third of our series of three articles, we explore the Government’s ‘4 Ps strategy’, utilised to tackle modern slavery nationwide, and its implications for businesses. The current strategy The Government is utilising the four ‘P’s structure favoured by the Home…

Apprenticeships – good or bad?

The introduction of Government apprenticeship grants in 2008, together with the numerous benefits to employers such as investing in future skilled labourers and minimising cost has resulted in an increase in apprenticeship schemes being offered by employers. What are the benefits? An…

Business immigration update

We review two recent news items to highlight why organisations must be prepared and ensuring legal compliance as 2017 progresses. Director of Labour Market Enforcement announced The Government has appointed Professor Sir David Metcalf as the first Director of Labour Market Enforcement. The appointment…

Modern Slavery Act

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act) was introduced in March 2015. The Act seeks to amalgamate existing criminal offences relating to modern slavery (including slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking), increase the measures available to law enforcement…

UK takes further action to prevent forced labour

On 22 January 2006 the Minister for Preventing Abuse and Exploitation, Karen Bradley, ratified a legally binding international agreement. The agreement set out action needed to tackle forced labour and punish perpetrators. The purpose of the ratification was to further the…