Knowledge and Insight - Modern slavery

The FTSE 100 in the first year of modern slavery reporting: room for improvement?

Section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires every organisation with a global annual turnover of £36 million or more conducting business in the UK to publish a yearly statement detailing efforts to investigate and eradicate modern slavery in its operations and supply chains. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) recently published their analysis of the first statements issued by FTSE 100 companies under the Act – a comprehensive study that highlights encouraging signs of good practice among a leading group but a lower level of compliance across the remainder.

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Investor Day 2016 - highlights video

This year’s Investor Day was a fantastic event held at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, London. We’ve put together a short video of the day that captures all the key messages.

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Parliamentary debate on modern slavery

On Wednesday 11 March, Rathbone Greenbank Investments and key partners hosted a parliamentary debate to provide further impetus for the Modern Slavery Bill as it enters its final phases.

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