Updated to include a reference to the Government's response to the consultation.
The Government has confirmed it will launch a single enforcement body to protect workers' rights and clamp down on unscrupulous employment practices.
A central registry for modern slavery statements has been launched by the Home Office in a bid to improve transparency and invite scrutiny over what organisations are doing to prevent slavery in their supply chains.
Updated to highlight that the Government has launched its online modern slavery statement registry.
Many proposed employment law changes that the Government has put forward in the last few years have stalled, mainly as a result of the focus on Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic. Which proposals could be resurrected in 2021 and what would they mean for employers?
The Government has confirmed that it is going ahead with major changes to the duty on large employers to publish an annual modern slavery statement. What changes will employers have to make to the content of, and process for publishing, their statement and which additional employers will be covered?
Organisations will be required to regularly publish their modern slavery statements via a new government reporting service and must be transparent about how they conduct their risk assessments and due diligence.
Updated to include information on the FCA's findings on the implementation of the rules on research unbundling.
Updated with further information on the data protection implications of monitoring employees’ emails.
Updated to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018.
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