Oct 26, 2022
Since the UK Modern Slavery Act came into force, it is estimated
that the number of people trapped in forced labour or forced
marriages has actually increased, with the number now believed to
have reached over 50 million. A mixture of armed conflict, climate
change and the global pandemic has made modern slavery a growing
challenge, despite an increase in regulations in many
With the UK and other countries set to strengthen their regulations, we look at whether businesses are doing enough to eradicate modern slavery.