Protecting Rights. Ending Corporate Abuse

Modern Slavery Act

Joint civil society response to UK Government’s Modern Slavery Statement

This response highlights the commendable elements of the statement and lays out our recommendations for the Government to build on its approach.

Clean hands, dirty supply chains?

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the low pay and poor conditions of workers on precarious contracts around the world. Action is needed to better protect their rights.

Submission to Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation

Our joint response argues the Modern Slavery Act 2015's 'Transparency in Supply Chains' provision has fallen far short of its objective to secure greater corporate transparency on modern slavery.

Briefing for Westminster Hall Debate on the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act

This briefing highlights our priorities with regard to improving the effectiveness of transparency in supply chains and urges the Government to go further and introduce human rights due diligence legislation.

JCHR Report on Business & Human Rights

There is much about the Joint Committee on Human Right’s report on Business and Human Rights to commend. Building on 27 witness accounts and 53 written submissions, the Committee lists a set of bold and progressive recommendations, which include reforming an outdated corporate liability regime that’s proven ineffective at deterring malpractice and upholding human rights standards in UK business operations.