As the year comes to a close, all companies with a turnover above £36million, that operate in the UK, should have published a modern slavery statement. But according to global register, Transparency in Supply Chain Report, less than half have done so, with many more failing to comply with the letter of the law. The quality of those statements have also been questioned. With International Day Against Slavery just passing, the question is: why are so few businesses getting it right – and how can they up their game?
Speaking to Alice Wood, Head of Lexington Communications’ Corporate Social Responsibility practice, she revealed to HR Grapevine exactly how businesses can be committed to eradicating modern slavery…
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