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.
Updated to highlight the significance of 30 June 2017 for large employers with a financial year that runs from 1 January to 31 December.
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?
A fivefold rise in the number of modern slavery reports shows that efforts to highlight the issue are working, according to the Home Office.
Employers in the banking sector must comply with tough new requirements as part of major regulatory reform. What impact will this have on how HR deals with references? Sarah Ozanne, Of Counsel at law firm CMS, explains.
We discuss the recent Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in British Gas Trading v Lock and another and take a look at the reporting requirement on larger companies to provide modern slavery statements.
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