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20 Apr 2022

In this guest blog for FLEX, Naeema Ahmed (MBA), Network Manager for the UK BME Anti-Slavery Network (BASNET), highlights the particular vulnerabilities faced by victims and survivors of trafficking from ethnic minority communities and BASNET's work

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8 Apr 2022

The Seasonal Worker visa is a short term work visa which allows visa holders to enter the UK for 6 months in any 12 month period to work in agriculture or horticulture. As part of the UK’s response to the invasion of Ukraine,

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5 Apr 2022

Over the past months, Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), the Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) and the East European Resource Centre (EERC) have been busy running a project to help prevent labour exploitation

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7 Mar 2022

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, FLEX publishes ‘Tackling sexual harassment in low-paid and insecure work’, a position paper highlighting the gap in enforcement of sexual har

Blog
23 Feb 2022

On Wednesday 16 February, the Government published the responses of the bodies subject to recommendations and actions

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14 Feb 2022

Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), the Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) and the East European Resource Centre (EERC) are launching a new project to help prevent labour exploitation in the UK’s cleaning sector.

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9 Feb 2022

Two amendments discussed earlier this week by Peers in the context of the Nationality and Borders Bill would have ensured that migrant victims of crime, including domestic abuse, labour exploitation and trafficking, are safe to report crime and seek assistance from the authorities without fear th

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13 Jan 2022

On 24th December 2021, the Government published the long-awaited review of the first year of the Seasonal Workers Pilot (2019), an evaluation carried out by DEFRA and the Home

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2 Dec 2021

FLEX's CEO has joined the Human Trafficking Foundation and leaders of over 100 other organisations in the anti-slavery sector writing to MPs asking for urgent changes to the Nationality and Borders Bill currently making its way through Parliament, calling on them to consider the unintended negati