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Modern Slavery Act


Modern Slavery Act 


Is your business ready? Understand the legal framework and its implications


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Ethical Trading InitiativeUnderstand the context for modern slavery
  • Demonstrate awareness of UK legislation
  • Think about due diligence
  • Consider remediation - who does it?
  • Gain clarity on reporting
  • Understand the next steps


Early bird booking available - see 'fee' tab for details.

Date: Thursday 04 October 2018
Venue: De Vere Colmore Gate
Fee: Members - £405.00 per person
  Non-members - £450.00 per person


14 Places left - Booking ends on Wednesday 26 September 2018


Is it right for me?


What is modern slavery and how does it differ from forced labour, trafficking or exploitation?  This interactive one-day course, developed in collaboration with the Ethical Trading Initiative enables delegates to understand the legal definitions and why they matter. 

You will explore writing a modern slavery statement for your organisation, discover practical ways your business can assess and manage risk in your supply chains and understand what to do if you suspect or discover modern slavery within your business operations. 

It will also examine how organisations are increasingly working together to combat modern slavery.


What key points will the training cover?


  • The Modern Slavery Act - the implications for UK businesses today
  • Making a modern slavery statement - legal requirements and approach
  • Due diligence - what should be included and how it works
  • Remediation
  • Collaboration


Ethical Trading Initiative


The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) is a leading alliance of companies, trade unions and NGOs that promotes respect for workers' rights around the globe. Their vision is a world where all workers are free from exploitation and discrimination and enjoy conditions of freedom, security and equity.


Member: £450 (excl. VAT)

Non-member: £500 (excl. VAT)


Early bird booking:  Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).  Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.

Early bird booking:
Make your booking early and receive a 10% discount on the standard price (above).

Conditions apply.  See 'venue' tab for individual closing dates.


Fee includes:

Lunch, refreshments and all course materials


4 October 2018
De Vere Colmore Gate, Birmingham
(Early bird closing date: 3 August 2018)


If you require accommodation for the night before this event, please contact the CIPS Accommodation Line on +44 (0)1780 484052.  All accounts must be settled in full on departure from the venue.

If your query is regarding course details (content, timings, costs, etc.), please contact ukskills@cips.org or call +44 (0)1780 761476.

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