Saturday 4th Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Modern slavery: new supply chain consultation launched

The government has launched a consultation into transparency in supply chains following the independent review of the 2015 Modern slavery Act which came up with a series of proposals to toughen up existing legislation.

Low wages still plague fashion supply chain

Shoppers are buying clothes believing that they are made by workers earning a living wage, when in reality, low wages continue to be the status quo across the global industry, a new survey into garment supply chains says.

Plan to get tough on supply chain slavery

The Government has published the final report of its Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act which sets out a series of proposals for toughening up existing legislation – notably in terms of transparency in supply chains.

Brexit highlights procurement challenges

From the crash of Carillion to the brawls over Brexit, procurement is making headlines. For sourcing and purchasing professionals, these are certainly interesting times, says Sam Tulip.

Supply chain professionals need more support on modern slavery

The issue of modern slavery in the supply chain will not go away. Yesterday the Home Office set out plans to review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 after research found that the economic and social costs of modern slavery to the UK are some £4.3 billion.

Companies must do more on modern slavery

UK businesses are not doing enough to identify modern slavery in their supply chains, according to the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply.

Report highlights modern slavery risks in supply chain

Modern slavery risks will increase if states don’t prepare supply chain workers to adapt to competition from robot manufacturing, according to Verisk Maplecroft, the global risk analytics, research and strategic forecasting company.

CGF against forced labour and unethical recruitment

The Consumer Goods Forum has called on businesses around the world to help fight all forms of forced labour from global supply chains by not tolerating forced labour within their operations. The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) reaffirmed this.