Modern Slavery – supply chain compliance challenges recruitment businesses

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A new global report has revised the estimated number of victims of modern slavery worldwide upwards, from 21m to 40m. Around 10,000 victims are thought to be living in the UK.

Posted inNews archiveon21 Nov 2017 Company ProfileLawspeed LtdView profile »

Recruiters are at higher risk of involvement in modern slavery than many other businesses, as they are likely to be the first port of call for traffickers, particularly in high risk sectors. This is borne out by recent media coverage of criminal convictions for modern slavery, involving the unwitting supply of trafficked workers to Sports Direct by recruitment businesses.

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