The following Practice Compliance precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
What is slavery?
The Modern Slavery Act (MSA) 2015 covers four activities:
This policy covers all four activities.
How is it relevant to us?
Modern slavery is a complex and multi-faceted crime and tackling it requires all of us to play a part. At first glance, you may think this whole subject is irrelevant to us, but it’s not.
At a very basic level, of course preventing exploitation and human trafficking, and protecting our workforce and reputation makes good business sense.
The MSA 2015 recognises the important part businesses can and should play in tackling slavery and encourages them to do more.
With this in mind, we need to pay particularly close attention to:
our supply chain
any outsourced activities, particularly to jurisdictions that may not have adequate safeguards
cleaning and catering suppliers
[insert any other area that may be relevant]
[Insert name of organisation], our managers and colleagues have responsibilities to ensure our fellow workers
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