Allegations of exploitation of land workers here in Lincolnshire
The BBC has uncovered what it says are potential instances of exploitation of workers that include allegations of both financial and sexual exploitation. If the circumstances as reported are accurate, then it appears that this may amount to modern slavery as covered under the Modern slavery Act 2015. It is fair to say that the company concerned refutes the allegations, but the case does underline the fact that modern slavery is a potential problem anywhere in a supply chain, whether that be abroad or in this country.
We are able to give advice to companies on issues related to modern slavery, and also offer courses that are designed to help companies meet their obligations under the Modern slavery Act. Please do contact us for more details.