Large employers with a financial year running from April to March should be gearing up to publish their second annual modern slavery statement by the end of September 2017.
Updated to highlight the significance of 30 September 2017 to employers with an April-to-March financial year.
Large employers with a January to December financial year are expected to publish their first slavery and human trafficking statements by the end of June.
High-profile cases involving self-employed drivers for the likes of Uber and Deliveroo have focused heavily on employment status and rights. But HR professionals must not forget that so-called gig economy workers could raise other potential legal issues.
Updated to reflect the updated guidance on whistleblowing for prescribed persons as a result of the introduction of the duty to report annually on disclosures made to them by workers.
Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate governance requirements as public listed companies, according to MPs.
Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of pounds to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US justice department and Brazilian regulators after a four-year investigation into bribery and corruption.
Large employers with a financial year running from 1 April to 31 March should already be thinking about their modern slavery statement for 2016/17. What do you have to consider when writing a modern slavery statement, how should it be structured and what can it contain?
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