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Government gets tougher on Transparency in Supply Chains

United Kingdom - January 8 2019 Following on from the findings of the Independent Review published in May (see our previous law-now here) the government has now launched a…

Sarah Ozanne

Modern Slavery Act 2015: corporate accountability set to rise

United Kingdom - September 27 2018 If the phrase ‘Modern Slavery Statement’ sounds familiar, your organisation is probably already on board with its reporting obligations under the UK…

Sarah Ozanne

Increased focus on construction sector to tackle labour exploitation

United Kingdom - June 11 2018 In 2015 the Modern Slavery Act introduced the obligation on certain large businesses to publish an annual modern slavery and human trafficking…

Sarah Ozanne

Effective enforcement and painful penalties: are you up to speed with the new GDPR breach reporting process and enforcement regime?

United Kingdom - December 11 2017 By now most of us are aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force in May 2018, and this will involve a range of new…

Melanie Lane, Alison Woods

Reminder: Don’t forget your modern slavery and human trafficking statement

United Kingdom - February 9 2017 It is now over a year since section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 came into force. Many large organisations have already published their annual…

Gillian MacLellan, Sarah Ozanne