Updated to reflect amendments on 4 October 2017 to the Government's guidance on producing a statement, covering sign-off at board level, online retention of historic statements and voluntary reporting by smaller organisations.
Updated with information on trends in complying in bribery regulation.
A new criminal corporate offence of failing to prevent facilitation of tax evasion comes into effect on 30 September 2017.
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.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to regulatory compliance.