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The Common Assessment Standard from CHAS: What you need to know

The rollout of a new data-sharing agreement between the Common Assessment Standard providers means the benefits of qualifying for and specifying the scheme are greater than ever. CHAS, Managing Director Ian McKinnon explains more. Read More

Unseen and Alcumus unite to help eradicate modern slavery from supply chains

UK-based anti-slavery charity Unseen has formed a new partnership with Alcumus to help increase awareness of the role of accreditation and digital solutions in demonstrating that an organisation is ethical, compliant and transparent. Read More

Government announces measures to strengthen Modern Slavery Act

Foreign Secretary announces measures that place stricter requirements on British organisations involved in exporting or sourcing goods from China's Xinjiang region. Read More

Modern slavery in the supply chain

Modern slavery and migrant smuggling hit headlines last year following the Essex lorry deaths. Professor John Manners-Bell, Chief Executive of Read More

Construction industry shows support for new Common Assessment Standard

The construction industry is getting behind a new scheme designed to simplify and strengthen the construction prequalification process. Read More

Almost 1,000 potential human trafficking reports made in five months at car wash sites

A number of issues have been flagged up by users of the Safe Car Wash app, including lack of protective clothing and workers living on site. Read More

Government rejects car wash licensing scheme calls

The House of Commons environmental audit committee has published the Government’s response to a report it published in November, which called for hand car washes to be licensed to prevent “modern slavery in plain sight on Britain’s streets”. Read More

Modern Slavery: MPs call for car wash gangs to be licensed

The Environmental Audit Select Committee has called on ministers to review whether the Modern Slavery Act 2015 should be updated to cover small car wash gangs. Read More

Modern day slavery: New scheme launched to improve car wash safety

A Home Office minister has backed a new scheme designed to protect vulnerable workers in car washes. Read More

Biffa joins fight against modern slavery

The recycling and waste management provider Biffa has become a founding member of the Slave-Free Alliance in time for Anti-Slavery Day. Read More



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