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As an organisation we will maintain clear policies and procedures preventing exploitation and human trafficking, and protecting our workforce and reputation.
This awareness tool identifies typical warning signs that may indicate that someone might be a victim of slavery or human trafficking.
If you suspect someone is being controlled or forced by someone else to work or provide services, please report it. This could be a colleague, someone in our supply chain or someone unrelated to our [firm OR organisation].
If a colleague tells you something you think might indicate they are or someone else is being exploited or ill-treated, then please report it.
There is no typical victim and some victims do not understand they have been exploited and are entitled to help and support.
The following key signs could indicate that someone may be a slavery or trafficking victim:
someone who is not in possession of
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This Practice Note considers the different categories of contractual damages that may be available for financial loss (pecuniary loss), ie expectation-based damages, reliance-based damages and gains-based damages.For guidance on contractual damages generally, see Practice Note: Contractual
This Practice Note examines why parties involved in a construction project may enter into an escrow agreement (or escrow deed) to set up an escrow account. It looks at the benefits of paying funds into escrow, how an escrow account operates and the provisions typically found in an escrow
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Broadly, the doctrine of overreaching enables purchasers (which includes tenants and mortgagees) in good faith for money or money’s worth to rely solely on the legal title. In the case of registered land, this means the entries entered on the register of title, as it records ownership of the legal
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