Modern slavery can take many forms including the trafficking of people, forced labour, servitude and slavery. Recent statistics show that 27 per cent of potential victims are trafficked into labour exploitation.
Traffickers and illegal/unlicensed gangmasters target a range of industries.The government have put together factsheets, designed for businesses in the agricultural, construction, fishing, food and hospitality industries, these factsheets draw attention to the potential for modern slavery and provide statistics across each sector.
To download the factsheets click here.
If you suspect modern slavery, you can report it either on the modern slavery website or call 0800 0121 700.