Brands named and shamed on slavery reporting

28/2/2017  A number of top UK retailers expected to publish Modern Slavery Act (MSA) statements have missed a deadline. 

Supply chain software provider Segura conducted research and found that of 34 retailers who should have produced statements on their websites by 31 January, 11 had failed to do so.

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Huge cannabis farm ‘was staffed by trafficked Vietnamese teenagers’

27/2/2017  In the Guardian: A vast marijuana farm discovered in a former nuclear bunker in Wiltshire was staffed by trafficked Vietnamese teenagers working in slave-like conditions, police say.

The three teenagers, the youngest of whom was initially thought to be 15, and one adult in his 30s, were found working as gardeners inside the 1980s bunker after a midnight raid on Wednesday.

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Nottingham Stands Against Slavery

20th June 2017 – Unchosen are working with the University of Nottingham to run a Modern Slavery event at Nottingham University 7pm-8.30pm (booking information to follow).

Unchosen’s Stay Safe from Slavery Conference

21st June 2017 – Unchosen are delighted to announce an innovative conference called Stay Safe from Slavery, focusing on new ways of preventing Modern Slavery in the UK. The conference takes place at the University of Nottingham on 21st June  2017.

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The Modern British Slave Trade

2/2/17  On Channel4 – A unique insight into the hidden world of modern slavery in the UK, seen through the eyes of people trapped in forced labour and the investigators who are trying to tackle this criminal industry. Could this be happening in your community?

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