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According to latest figures there are 10,613 potential victims of modern slavery. Organisations must play their part in the fight to tackle modern slavery. The Modern Slavery Act outlines the legal requirements placed on organisations to combat this issue.

Join our Effectively Identifying and Tackling Modern Slavery course to gain practical guidance for complying with the legal requirements of the Modern Slavery Act. Apply ethical business practices and recognise how best to identify and protect victims of modern slavey and human trafficking.

Take away a guide to better manage, mitigate and improve transparency in your supply chain. Leave the day with a comprehensive modern slavery strategy for you organisation.

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Please note we will use Zoom to deliver this course.

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Phil Brewer
Specialist adviser, Human Trafficking Foundation

Phil Brewer is a specialist advisor on modern slavery at the Human Trafficking Foundation. He also works as a consultant developing and delivering a diverse range of strategic and tactical prevention projects. He works with a wide range of organisations including Beyond Borders Scotland, Research in Practice, Gentium UK and He has also contributed to publications including Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Law and Practice (Southwell, M Brewer, Douglas-Jones QC) as well as The Truth About Modern Slavery (Kenway)


Phil was a Police Officer for nearly 30 years’ service, retiring from the London ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Ensure your organisation meets the requirements set out in the Modern Slavery Act
  • Develop a comprehensive policy to tackle modern slavery
  • Identify and prevent slavery in the supply chain
  • Create more effective reporting procedures
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

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09:25 - 09:30


09:30 - 10:00

Trainer Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 11:00

Comply with the Modern Slavery Act and Statutory Guidance

  • Review how your organisation has been complying with the legislation
  • Ensure your organisation meets the requirements set out in the Modern Slavery Act
  • Fully understand your duties under the statutory guidance
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 12:15

Identifying and Safeguarding Trafficking and Slavery Victims

  • Tackle misconceptions of what slavery and trafficking victims look like
  • Gain best practice in the identification of trafficking and slavery victims
  • Develop an action plan to protect and support victims of slavery
  • Ensure the appropriate training for all staff in tackling modern slavery
  • Create a safe environment to allow victims to come forward and communicate their experiences freely and without fear
12:15 - 13:00

Develop Effective Reporting Strategies for Tackling Modern Slavery

  • Discuss the importance of key performance indicators to monitor progress towards eliminating modern slavery
  • Develop a broader approach to human rights risks
  • Deliver on mandatory reporting areas and ensure your due diligence
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:45

Improve Transparency within Supply Chains

  • Develop the tools to ensure an effective supplier risk management approach
  • Assess and strengthen audit strategies and practices
  • Utilise risk assessments to improve supply chain transparency
  • Identify best practice when preparing a modern slavery and human trafficking transparency statement
  • Understand the use and importance of transparency notices
14:45 - 15:00

Afternoon Break

15:00 - 16:00

Workshop: Create an Effective Anti-Slavery Strategy

This session will provide an opportunity to develop an anti-slavery strategy and toolkit to take back to your organisation.

  • Develop a comprehensive strategy to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking
  • Identify what more your organisation can do in the pursuit to combat modern slavery
16:00 - 16:15

Feedback, Evaluation & Close