Campaigners urge government to act against companies that do not comply with legislation requiring them to disclose trafficking and slavery risks

The government must start enforcing new legislation requiring companies to disclose slavery and trafficking risks in their supply chains, say anti-slavery campaigners.

Under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, any company with a turnover of more than £36m that is registered and provides goods and services in the UK must file an annual statement under the Act’s transparency in supply chain (Tisc) clause. In the statement, they must identify risks of slavery and human trafficking in their supply chain, and outline the steps they are taking to tackle those risks.

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