It seems as though the Bribery Act is finally about to take centre stage. On the 5th December, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) secured convictions against two individuals under the Bribery Act 2010; the first convictions under the legislation since in came into force in July 2011.
‘Dressed to Kill’ examines the link between cotton and human trafficking by analysing media coverage of countries involved in the fashion industry and looks at how Non-Governmental Organisations drive media awareness to influence key initiatives for change
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An emerging focus on ISIS and sex slavery dominating the news stories this month that were tracked in the LexisNexis® Human Trafficking Awareness Index™.
The City A.M. annual Charity Index ranks the world’s private sector charitable institutions in terms of donations. The list reveals some well-known charities but also a great deal of charities that you might never have heard of. We take a look at media coverage for the top 20 to see who takes advantage of PR opportunities and those that prefer to sit under the radar.
It may have been supplanted by the Greek debt crisis in the headlines, but the investigation into alleged corruption at the highest levels of FIFA, world football’s governing body, continues apace.
As the runways open and the models start strutting, it is worth remembering the real fashion victims in the supply chain; young women and girls in countries like India and Bangladesh, who are brought in under false promises of earning decent wages to make the textiles and garments that will satisfy the demand of consumers in London and beyond.
According to a report by recruiters Venn Group today, banks are paying anti-money laundering contractors more than £1,000 per day as a skills shortage pushes their value through the roof.
Although slavery is not by any means new to the UK, slavery gangs are now expanding their businesses out of the sex trade and into factories and industries that are hard to regulate.