Statutory guidance

Slavery and human trafficking in supply chains: guidance for businesses

Statutory guidance for organisations on how to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in their business or supply chains.

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Transparency in supply chains: a practical guide

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Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires certain organisations to develop a slavery and human trafficking statement each year. The slavery and human trafficking statement should set out what steps organisations have taken to ensure modern slavery is not taking place in their business or supply chains.

This document provides guidance on:

  • who is required to publish a statement
  • how to write a slavery and human trafficking statement
  • how to approve and publish the statement
Published 29 October 2015
Last updated 4 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance published.
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