Industrials Insight – The Modern Slavery Act 2015

    View Author October 2016

    The government is targeting large businesses because it believes they have the resources to undertake the necessary due diligence and sufficient purchasing power and influence to create effective change within a supply chain.

    The Modern Slavery Act deals with a variety of matters relating to slavery and human trafficking. The most relevant issue for business is the obligation to disclose what activities they have undertaken to eliminate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains and their own business.

    Labor & Employment Partner, Paula Cole, discusses the matter in more detail.