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Modern Slavery Awareness

Date: 18th June 2019
Location: Churchgate House, 56 Oxford St, Manchester, M1 6EU
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Theme: People, Skills & Talent

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This highly informative session will provide you with a solid definition of what Modern Slavery is, types of exploitation, the indicators of modern slavery and spotting the signs, how to refer/escalate your concerns and what improvements you can make in your business to ensure safe working and tackle modern slavery.

Former Police Officer John Piekos will be delivering the session, providing his expert knowledge and experience of the current landscape and help to support you to create a modern slavery audit of your business.

The session will also feature Katie Kinloch, Principle Knowledge lawyer for Addelshaw Goddard LLP who specialises in advising businesses on how to comply with the supply chain transparency provisions of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Session Overview
What is Modern Slavery & the different types of exploitation?
How can I know if modern slavery / exploitation is taking place?
Is your business equipped to support anti-slavery?
Legal Perspective and meeting ethical standards

Who is this workshop for?

The workshop would be ideal for businesses and individuals who would like to increase their understanding of Modern Slavery and further understand the role that we all have in combatting slavery and trafficking. This will be of particular interest to Directors, HR Managers, Compliance professionals, Managers with CSR or ethical responsibilities, Buyers & Supply Chain Managers, and aims to provide business leaders increase their understanding of what modern slavery is and develop business strategies to help eradicate it.
The event is supported and hosted with Safe and Free -

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