Reports

National Referral Mechanism Statistics Quarter 4 2017 – October to December

This report presents a summary of the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking referred in to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) during the period 1st October to 31st December 2017. The figures used are from the NRM data with a cut-off date of 10/01/2018. Some of the cases remain open with the Competent Authorities and decisions on

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A Typology of Modern Slavery Offences in the UK – Home Office

This report presents findings from research to create an evidence-based typology of modern slavery offences in the UK. Modern slavery is an umbrella term that encompasses the offences of human trafficking and slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour, as set out in the different anti-slavery legislation in place in the four UK countries (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland). Modern

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GLAA Our Plan 2017-2020

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) was formerly the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA). We work in partnership to protect vulnerable and exploited workers. The Gangmasters (Licensing) Act 2004 was introduced following the death of 23 cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay in February 2004. It created a licensing scheme to regulate the supply of temporary labour to the farming, food processing

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National Referral Mechanism Statistics 2017 Quarter 3 – July to September

This report presents a summary of the number of potential victims of modern slavery and human trafficking referred in to the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) during the period 1st July to 30th September 2017. The figures used are from the NRM data with a cut-off date of 10/11/2017. Some of the cases remain open with the Competent Authorities and decisions

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Local Government Association – Modern Slavery, A Council Guide

The purpose of this guide for councils is to increase awareness of modern slavery and provide clarity for councils on their role in tackling it. In developing this, the LGA’s Safer and Stronger Communities Board has worked with the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE. We would encourage all our members to draw on the resources of the Commissioner and

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2017 UK Annual Report on Modern Slavery

This report provides an overview of modern slavery in the UK and explains how the UK has responded to this threat over the last 12 months. This Annual Report focuses on the steps the UK Government, the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive have taken over the last year to combat modern slavery, including human trafficking. Taking action against

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Understanding and Responding to Modern Slavery within the Homelessness Sector

Report by The Passage, commissioned by the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner. Homelessness organisations and anti-slavery organisations have both been aware of links between modern slavery and homelessness, yet there has been little research into how these issues overlap and impact on one another. An initial scoping exercise was, therefore, commissioned in 2016 by the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland OBE, to

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