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.
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.
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?
HR and legal information and guidance relating to modern slavery.