UK Modern Slavery Act

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In the United Kingdom, the Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires certain commercial organisations to disclose, in an annual statement, actions they take to prevent slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains and in any part of their business. Employees can support their companies' policies and the drive to prevent modern slavery through greater awareness. In this course, you'll be introduced to the reality of modern slavery and the forms it can take. You'll also learn what basic elements must be included in a company's slavery and human trafficking statement, and what sanctions may be imposed for failing to comply with the Modern Slavery Act. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments.


  • recognise forms of modern slavery
  • recognise the purpose and reasons for the existence of the Modern Slavery Act 2015
  • identify what a company's slavery and human trafficking statement should contain
  • recognise aspects of modern slavery and the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015


  • What is Modern Slavery?
  • Reasons for the Modern Slavery Act
  • Your Company's Anti-slavery Statement
  • Exercise: Understanding the Modern Slavery Act