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UK companies to produce anti-slavery supply chain reports, says UK PM

Companies with turnover of more than £36 million will have to publish an annual slavery and human trafficking statement, under a clause in the Modern Slavery Act.

Anti-slavery powers come into force in England and Wales

Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for those guilty of people trafficking - have come into force in England and Wales.

David Cameron vows to tackle trafficking of Vietnamese children

Fact-finding mission will examine how to stop traffickers in Vietnam, while big UK firms will have to show how they are preventing human

Modern slavery survivors abandoned by UK Government

A new report in the UK reveals survivors of abuse in modern day slavery are not looked after by the government and are exposed to homelessness, thus becoming an easier target for traffickers.

Survivors of modern-day slavery 'abandoned and risk being re-trafficked'

Survivors of modern-day slavery, some of whom have endured horrific physical, psychological and sexual abuse at the hands of traffickers, are being abandoned and are at risk of being re-trafficked, according to a report published on Monday.

REPORT REVEALS MODERN SLAVERY SURVIVORS ‘ABANDONED’ BY PUBLIC AUTHORITIES

Launch of the Trafficking Survivor Care Standards

The Human Trafficking Foundation is delighted to announce the official public launch of the ‘Trafficking Survivor Care Standards’, which aim to provide a blueprint for UK-wide service providers offering high quality care to adult survivors of modern slavery, including trafficking.

Anthony Steen Recognised by Queen in Birthday Honour's List

The Human Trafficking Foundation welcomes the recognition of Anthony Steen CBE for his outstanding contribution in fighting modern day slavery.

Oxford man jailed for slavery

A man who admitted "shocking" fraud, assault and slavery offences involving a 27-year-old victim has been jailed.

Paul Joyce, 33, was imprisoned for 34 months having pleaded guilty at an Oxford Crown Court hearing earlier this year.

Consultation on human trafficking launched - Northern Ireland

Justice Minister David Ford has announced a consultation on human trafficking.

He said a draft strategy for the next year has been developed by the justice department and follows four key priorities – pursue, protect and support, prevent and partnership.

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