Statutory guidance

Modern slavery: how to identify and support victims

Describes the signs that someone may be a victim of modern slavery, the support available to victims, and the process for determining whether someone is a victim.

Documents

Modern Slavery Act 2015: statutory guidance for England and Wales

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Modern Slavery Act 2015: statutory guidance for England and Wales (Welsh)

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Details

This guidance is for:

  • First Responder Organisations
  • organisations with a duty to notify the Home Office when encountering a potential victim of modern slavery
  • other organisations involved in the identification of potential victims of modern slavery
  • decision makers at the Single Competent Authority
  • organisations offering support to potential victims and victims of modern slavery
Published 24 March 2020
Last updated 6 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Temporary change to the policy on the ‘move-on period guidance added.

  2. Added Welsh version of the statutory guidance.

  3. First published.