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April 2019

Safe Car Wash app reveals hundreds of potential slavery cases

2019-04-07T16:39:10+00:00

BBC NEWS: Safe Car Wash app reveals hundreds of potential slavery cases BBC NEWS: Nearly 1,000 reports of potential human trafficking were made in the first five months of an app enabling hand car wash users to report concerns over workers.

Safe Car Wash app reveals hundreds of potential slavery cases2019-04-07T16:39:10+00:00

Modern slavery cases ‘rise by over a third’

2019-04-07T16:46:18+00:00

BBC NEWS: Modern slavery cases 'rise by over a third' BBC NEWS: The number of potential trafficking and modern slavery victims reported to the authorities has risen by 36% in a year, National Crime Agency figures show.

Modern slavery cases ‘rise by over a third’2019-04-07T16:46:18+00:00

February 2019

Don’t turn a blind eye to hand car wash exploitation, say MPs

2019-02-04T15:29:28+00:00

BBC article on car wash exploitation BBC NEWS: The government has been urged to "not turn a blind eye to" the exploitation of workers in hand car washes.The plea came after the government rejected a call for a trial licensing scheme to try to tackle the issue

Don’t turn a blind eye to hand car wash exploitation, say MPs2019-02-04T15:29:28+00:00

December 2018

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act

2018-12-18T16:16:12+00:00

In July 2018, the Home Secretary announced a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The members are Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss. This report addresses the question: “how to ensure the independence of the Anti-Slavery Commissioner."

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act2018-12-18T16:16:12+00:00

November 2018

EU slavery victims at risk of re-exploitation after Brexit

2018-11-07T19:07:40+00:00

THE INDEPENDENT European victims of modern slavery risk being pushed back into exploitation after Brexit following an admission by the immigration minister that trafficking survivors may have to pay to secure their status.

EU slavery victims at risk of re-exploitation after Brexit2018-11-07T19:07:40+00:00

National Referral Mechanism reform

2018-11-07T19:05:02+00:00

UK GOVERNMENT: The national referral mechanism (NRM) is the framework by which potential victims of human trafficking and modern slavery are identified and supported. How the government plans to reform the NRM.

National Referral Mechanism reform2018-11-07T19:05:02+00:00

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