Ensuring compliance with the Modern Slavery Act

There is a tendency to view slavery as something that can be consigned to the history books, a blight on humanity that took place centuries ago. However, it very much remains a problem for our society, at both an individual and commercial level. The introduction of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 sought to combat this complex problem, and at the time, it put the UK at the forefront of a global fight against modern slavery.

To read more of employment partner Jim Lister's thoughts on the Modern Slavery Act 2015, click here for the full article in People Management.

Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to clients of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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