A £33m International Modern Slavery Fund will be created to tackle forced labour and trafficking in high risk countries, the prime minister said this weekend

Source: UK to create £33m international anti-slavery fund – Supply Management

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Contractors could lose public sector tenders if they don’t enforce anti-slavery measures

According to Construction News, “contractors could lose out on public sector tenders if they fail to take measures to ensure their supply chain is free of companies engaged in modern slavery practices.

A leading construction lawyer has warned that growing numbers of clients are likely to include questions on slavery in tender documents as the issue has come into focus following the passing of the Modern Slavery Act.