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The Modern Slavery Act of 2015 is a UK law that aims to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking. The Act includes several regulations that require businesses to take steps to ensure that slavery and human trafficking are not taking place within their supply chains.
Under the Act, businesses are required to:
By requiring businesses to take steps to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking, the Act helps to ensure that businesses are not benefiting from or contributing to the harm of others.
Failure to comply with the Act can result in significant reputational damage, as well as legal and financial penalties.