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New principles for tackling modern slavery—actions, not words, are key

Published on: 05 October 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • New principles for tackling modern slavery—actions, not words, are key
  • Original news
  • What has prompted the UK to develop these new principles?
  • Do the principles go beyond what is required in the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA 2015)?
  • How have businesses responded to managing the risk of modern slavery in their supply chains, and how are they likely to respond to these new principles?
  • In the context of managing risk and ensuring compliance in a global supply chain, how does this issue rank alongside other key issues facing supply chain management?

Article summary

Commercial analysis: What can businesses can do to mitigate risk and improve compliance in supply chains? Debbie Nuttall, associate at HRC Law, analyses a new set of principles developed by the UK—alongside the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia—for nations to adopt to tackle modern slavery in global supply chains. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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