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Blog
23 Mar 2017

This week the Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority published the Police and Crime Plan 2017-2021, setting out the priorities, goals and strategic direction for the

News
14 Mar 2017

In December the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime produced its Draft Police and Crime Plan seeking input from stakeholders across Lond

Blog
8 Mar 2017

Rapid increases in self-employment, zero-hours contracts, and agency work are transforming the way we do business and the way we work, moving towards ever more ‘flexible’ models of employment.

Blog
6 Feb 2017

A new report commissioned by the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner highlights that rough sleepers in London are at risk of becoming victims of modern slavery. 

Blog
27 Jan 2017

Access to fair compensation can play a key role in the recovery of survivors of human trafficking, providing a sense of closure and justice for the abuses committed against them.

Blog
20 Jan 2017

As part of the government’s commitment to eradicating modern slavery, in 2016 the Prime Minister commissioned an HMIC

Press release
5 Jan 2017

Leading experts on labour exploitation, Focus on Labour Exploitation, today welcome the appointment of Prof. Sir David Metcalf CBE as the UK's first Director of Labour Market Enforcement.

Blog
20 Dec 2016

Trafficking for labour exploitation is a pervasive and largely hidden crime in the UK. Opportunities to identify those who have been trafficked are few, and critical – if a victim is not recognized and appropriately supported, the chance may be permanently missed.

Blog
29 Nov 2016

On the 9th of November 2016 the ILO Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention entered into force. The Protocol is a legally-binding agreement that requires governments to strengthen global efforts and take new measures to tackle forced labour.

Blog
25 Nov 2016

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, it is important to raise awareness of labour trafficking and labour exploitation, its disproportionate effect on women, and the root causes that create women’s vulnerability and invisibility in this context.