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Blog
15 Aug 2017

Victims of human trafficking have the right to support and protection.

News
9 Aug 2017

FLEX has updated and re-launched its Guide to Legal Remedies for Victims of Trafficking for Labour Exploitation, providing practical information for vic

News
7 Aug 2017

This year the Mayor of London will publish his Good Work Standard, which aims to promote economic fairness and ‘make London the best place in the world to work’.

Blog
3 Aug 2017

Recently the gender pay gap suffered by some of the UK’s most high profile women has been in the spotlight, as the BBC pay figures revealed stark pay differences between male and female presenters. The deep discrimination that drives this pay gap, found in all labour sectors, a

Blog
31 Jul 2017

This World Day against Trafficking in Persons we take a look at Brazil. Once a shining example of best practice in the fight against labour exploitation, it is now faltering after recent labour market reform.

Press release
26 Jul 2017

Today the Supreme Court has ruled that fees for workers bringing employment tribunal claims are unlawful and discriminatory.

Blog
25 Jul 2017

This week, the Labour Exploitation Advisory Group (LEAG) met with the Director of Labour Market Enforcement, Sir David Metcalf, to discuss his forthcoming strategy for labour market enforcement.

Blog
12 Jul 2017

The review of modern working practices, by Matthew Taylor, published yesterday recommends measures to promote “good quality work for all”. FLEX finds that decent work for all prevents labour exploitation. So what does this mean, and how can we achieve it?

Press release
11 Jul 2017

FLEX Director comments on the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices and its implications for the most vulnerable workers in the UK labour market and risks of exploitation. 

Blog
20 Jun 2017

On 4 May 2017, the United Kingdom had its human rights record reviewed for the third time under the Universal Periodic Review* (UPR), a United Nations (UN) government-to-government peer-review system. Ahead of the UK government's response FLEX reflects on some of the recommendations.