Modern slavery

Brings together documents and promotional material related to the government’s work to end modern slavery.

The pages below provide details about the government’s work to end modern slavery, including details about how to refer victims into the national referral mechanism (NRM).

You can also access documents related to the Modern Slavery Act.

Historic publications of the Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group (IDMG) on Modern Slavery are also available.

National referral mechanism

Duty to notify

Transparency in supply chains

  1. Slavery and human trafficking in supply chains: guidance for businesses
  2. Stopping modern slavery in business: graphics
  3. Stopping modern slavery in business: video
  4. Modern slavery: resources for industry
  5. Modern slavery and supply chains

Research and publications

  1. Modern slavery and public health
  2. A typology of modern slavery offences in the UK
  3. 2017 UK annual report on modern slavery
  4. Report of the inter-departmental ministerial group on modern slavery 2016
  5. Modern Slavery: an application of multiple systems estimation
  6. Modern slavery strategy

Promotional materials

On 31 July 2014, the Home Office launched a modern slavery marketing campaign to raise awareness that slavery exists in the UK.

This modern slavery campaign material has been developed in collaboration with partners (such as charities, the police and frontline staff) to support the nationwide campaign to end modern slavery.

  1. Help for adult victims of modern slavery
  2. Domestic slavery
  3. Modern slavery is closer than you think
  4. Modern Slavery marketing campaign evaluation report
  5. Modern slavery: how the UK is leading the fight
  6. Modern slavery: How the UK is leading the fight
  7. Support for victims of modern slavery

Independent child trafficking advocates


Published 16 July 2014
Last updated 17 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added 'A typology of modern slavery offences in the UK'.
  2. Added '2017 UK annual report on modern slavery' to collection.
  3. Added 'Help for victims of modern slavery'.
  4. Added new promotional material on domestic slavery
  5. Guidance for ICTAs at early adopter sites published.
  6. Information about how to report modern slavery published.
  7. Duty to notify posters added.
  8. First published.