The Modern Slavery Act 2015 establishes corporate guidelines that aim to eradicate slavery and trafficking, particularly within business supply chains. This is a significant piece of legislation that, first and foremost, aims to uphold human rights due diligence. As of 1st April 2016, companies are obliged to provide detailed reports of their supply chain management in order to confirm their transparency and commitment to tackling the issue. Businesses must ensure that they are fully prepared for the new obligation when it comes into effect, and for the numerous changes that may be required to ensure compliance as a result. Do you know...

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