Duration: 45 minutes
The illegal and morally corrupt practice of modern slavery and human trafficking is sadly alive and thriving today, to the tune of 40.3 million slaves worldwide. In fact, one of the largest offenders is the UK, with reported cases increasing across many industries, including agriculture, construction, hospitality and manufacturing.
Would you know how to recognise a victim of slavery? It’s every organisation’s ethical responsibility to ensure managers and employees can identify the characteristics of modern slavery and ensure they remain compliant with the Modern Day Slavery Act 2015.
This course, looks at the extent of modern slavery in the UK; how to spot the signs of a victim; what to watch out for as an employer and how to report concerns to ensure vulnerable people are identified and supported.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Appreciate the extent of modern slavery in the UK and the many forms it takes
- Recognise the factors that can increase a person’s risk of exploitation
- Spot signs of modern slavery and human trafficking that can help them identify potential victims
- Understand the measures available to punish perpetrators and support potential victims
- Report their suspicions or concerns to the appropriate organisation
Topics explored in this course, Modern Slavery:
- Modern slavery
- Victims of modern slavery
- Solving the problem
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