Tuesday 18th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Companies must eradicate all traces of forced labour – CIPS

Companies must step up their game to eradicate all traces of forced labour, David Noble, group CEO of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said in response to claims by the BBC’s “Panorama” programme that child refugees in Turkey are making clothes for UK shops.

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Businesses ‘woefully unprepared’ for slavery act

UK businesses are woefully unprepared for the Modern Slavery Act’s reporting requirement despite the fact that the new rules come into force on 1st April, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply has warned.

Slavery regulations apply from March

Businesses with a year end of 31st March 2016 will be the first required to publish a statement on the action they have taken to ensure their supply chains are slavery free.

KitKat just got a little bit sweeter

It might be sweet and gooey and deliciously chocolatey, but, in the UK at least, there has always been a strong moral dimension to the cocoa business.

UK slavery rules to cover companies with £36m turnover

UK businesses with a turnover of more than £36 million will have to set out the steps they have taken to ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in their supply chain, prime minister David Cameron has revealed.

US Congress to vote on supply chain slavery law

The US Congress is to be asked to vote on a bill targeting slavery in the supply chain. The bipartisan bill would require companies with sales over $100 million to disclose the measures they are taking to prevent human trafficking, slavery and child labour in their supply chains as part of their annual reports.