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    Modern Slavery Resources

    Published on 11 Nov 2016 by Gemma Castle

    Since The Modern Slavery Act came into force in the UK in 2015, there has been an abundance of modern slavery content appearing online. We've collated some of the best resources.

    Now that large organisations are under scrutiny to publish a modern slavery statement detailing steps the they've taken to identify and prevent modern slavery, it has become a hot topic.

    You only need to google 'modern slavery' to be swamped with information covering everything from what modern slavery is, how to spot the signs and the measures to take to prevent it. The amount of resources available can be overwhelming, it can be difficult to know where to start.

    This blog brings together a list of useful and relevant resources to help build your  understanding of modern slavery and the regulations stemming from the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

    Online modern slavery resources

    The Global Slavery Index - Provides a global estimation, country by country, of the number of people victimised by modern slavery today.

    Modern Slavery Government Collections - Up to date facts and figures of modern slavery in the UK, along with how to identify the red flags and information on UK-based support services.

    Walk Free - Published the Global Slavery Index report, this site encourages you to be a part of the fight against modern slavery by joining their action campaigns.

    Anti-slavery - The world's oldest international human rights organisation whose sole purpose is to abolish slavery in all its forms.

    End Slavery Now - Useful educational tools of personal stories relating to different types of slavery.

    UK Legislation - Detailed information of all individual sections of The Modern Slavery Act 2015.

    Free modern slavery training aids

    Modern Slavery Training Presentation -  A presentation explaining what modern slavery is, the legislation, the scale of the problem, who is at risk and employer/employee responsibilities

    Modern Slavery Training Module - A bite-sized ten-minute long interactive e-learning module will raise awareness for your team, helping them to spot red flags and take the correct action.

    Modern Slavery Awareness Poster - Raise awareness of the risk of modern slavery in your office with our poster highlighting the red flags to look out for.

    Modern Slavery Statement Template - A free editable Word template to help you create a modern slavery statement for your business based on best practices.

    Helpful modern slavery blogs

    9 Modern Slavery Controls to Practise in Your Company - We've created a checklist of all of the tasks you need to do to help make sure your organisation complies with the legislation

    Spotting the Signs of Modern Slavery in Our Supply Chain - Modern slavery can come in many different forms, so it is vital that you are able to identify the red flags of a potential problem.

    Top 5 Questions About the Modern Slavery Act - We have the answers to five frequently asked basic questions everyone asks about modern slavery.

    How to Write a Modern Slavery Statement - A free editable Word template to help you create a modern slavery statement for your business based on best practices.

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