Category Archives: Employment

Modern Slavery Act (UK) and supply chain transparency in the construction sector

For the international construction sector, modern slavery (a concept covering slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking) is a major supply chain issue, particularly for those involved in large or high profile infrastructure projects in challenging labour environments. While modern slavery is a global phenomenon that all affected organisations should be actively addressing,…
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Modern Slavery Act – is your business caught?

From October new obligations under section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act will apply to certain commercial organisations. Relevant organisations will be required to publish an annual anti-slavery and human trafficking statement, which may require significant auditing of their global supply chains and business. Is my organisation caught? The obligations apply to ‘commercial organisations’ above…
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