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#Metoo – Formal Consultation On Tackling Sexual Harassment Now Published
The previously anticipated consultation paper on tackling sexual harassment in the workplace has now been published by the government.
UK
31 Jul 2019
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Time For Construction To Step Up To Its Human Rights Responsibilities?
Developments continue apace in human rights responsibilities for businesses. A UN Working Group has published its first draft treaty to regulate the activities of transnational corporations
UK
10 Jan 2019
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Uzbekistan Improves The Legal Protection Of Creditors
On November 23, 2018, the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, signed the resolution "On measures to strengthen the legal protection of creditors and improve financing mechanisms...
Uzbekistan
13 Dec 2018
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Democratic Republic Of The Congo - Adoption Of A Legislative Framework Applicable To Public-Private Partnerships
While public-private partnerships have long been considered in DRC as an option to promote key sectors development, such as the electricity sector ...
Congo
13 Dec 2018
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A Wholehearted Approach Is Needed To Eliminate Modern Slavery: Time To Fully Engage
Modern slavery is an issue no one in the UK construction industry can afford to ignore.
UK
11 Dec 2018
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Sex Discrimination Case Flushed Out Of The Tribunal System With A £25,000 Settlement
A female council worker has settled her sex discrimination claim for £25,000.
UK
31 Aug 2018
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New Rules On Modern Slavery
The UK has been leading the way in the battle to combat modern slavery in Europe. New rules have been in force since October 2015, which require businesses to report what they are doing to tackle slavery and human trafficking.
UK
29 Nov 2017
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Modern Slavery Statements – Ready, Steady, Publish?
For each financial year ending on or after 31 March 2016, organisations with an annual turnover of at least £36 million are required, under the Modern Slavery Act 2015, to publish a modern slavery statement.
UK
27 Sep 2016
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Modern Slavery Reporting Rises Five-Fold
Recent reports have suggested that there has been a steep rise in modern slavery reporting. This indicates that efforts to highlight the issue have been somewhat successful.
UK
1 Sep 2016
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Alberta's Metis Consultation Framework
On April 4, 2016, the Government of Alberta ("GoA") released The Government of Alberta's Policy on Consultation with Metis Settlements on Land and Natural Resource Management, 2015...
UK
5 May 2016
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The Government's Charter: Gender Balance Targets In The City
On 22 March 2016, the Government launched a new charter to link City bonuses to the appointment of senior women.
UK
11 Apr 2016
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Criminal Records Checks "Arbitrary" And Unlawful
The High Court has upheld a challenge by way of judicial review to the criminal records disclosure scheme used in England and Wales.
UK
3 Mar 2016
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Modern Slavery And Supply Chain Transparency: New Statutory Obligations To Combat Slavery And Human Trafficking
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act) came into force on 31 July 2015: businesses now have legal duties to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place in their supply chain.
UK
23 Feb 2016
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Modern Slavery Act 2015
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) has introduced a new obligation on businesses to report what they are doing to combat slavery and human trafficking.
UK
17 Nov 2015
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Legal And Regulatory Update - October 2015
The main provisions of the Consumer Rights Act relating to goods, digital content, services and unfair contract terms and notices came into force on 1 October 2015.
UK
6 Nov 2015
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