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Prime Minister Theresa May urges international action designed to stamp out modern slavery

Within the margins of the recent UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Theresa May sought to galvanise international action on stamping out modern slavery when bringing together political leaders, representatives of international organisations and a series of experts. The Prime...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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National Crime Agency publishes analysis of serious and organised crime threats affecting UK

The National Crime Agency has just published its third annual public-facing analysis of the serious and organised crime threats presently affecting the UK. The National Strategic Assessment draws together knowledge from across the entire law enforcement community, i...
Posted On 13 Sep 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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On Solid Ground

Regional Organised Crime Units (ROCUs) are undoubtedly a force for good in tackling some of the UK’s most serious and organised criminals, but a detailed report just issued by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) finds that there’s “further work to be done” in order...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Karen Bradley MP
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Home Office duty places onus on big businesses to “improve transparency” in supply chains

In future, big businesses will have to publicly state each year what action they’ve taken to ensure their supply chains are free from modern slavery. The Transparency in Supply Chains duty that has been announced by Conservative MP and Home Office minister Karen Bradley...
Posted On 03 Nov 2015
The National Crime Agency has published its second public-facing analysis of the serious and organised crime threats affecting the UK
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Latest in-depth analysis of UK crime threats published by the NCA

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has just published its second public-facing analysis of the serious and organised crime threats presently affecting the UK. The National Strategic Assessment (NSA), which is produced on an annual basis, draws together knowledge from across the...
Posted On 25 Jun 2015
Large companies are being urged to ensure modern slavery doesn’t have a place in business
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UK Government acts to tackle scourge of modern slavery in business supply chains

Karen Bradley – the Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime – has announced the launch of a consultation with businesses designed to encourage transparency in supply chains. Shoppers may be hunting for a bargain but, unbeknown to them, the cheap products they...
Posted On 13 Feb 2015