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Masterclass Improving your modern slavery statement
18 February @ 08:30 - 16:00
Delivered in partnership with Global Governance research Fund
Date & Time:18 February 2020 | 08:30am to16:00pm – includes a light lunch and networking
Price: £1,245.00 (ex VAT)
Location: Wallace Space, Spitalfields
Who’s the course suitable for?
- People who are preparing their first MSA Statement and those writing their second or third Statements
- Individuals from companies and organisations who seek to improve their modern slavery statements, and those companies submitting a statement for the first time.
- Those responsible for tackling modern slavery, labour and supply chain issues within your company, including HR, procurement, and compliance professionals.Two participants from each company registering one person are welcome to attend.
- Ensure that your organisations meets its legal requirement as a businesses operating in UK (with a turnover of £36 million or more) to publish an annual modern slavery statement within six months after the end of the organisation’s financial year as part
- Increase your overall awareness that of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA).
- To ensure that your organisation identifies how to improve and report on the annual steps required as part of the MSA guidance, they are taking to combat the risk of modern slavery in their organisations and supply chains.
- Ensure you meet Home Office audits requirements in scope companies’ and organisations’ against compliance with Section 54 of the Act. And whether your statement meets each of the legal minimum requirements and the standards set out in the statutory guidance.
- Avoid the failure to produce a compliant an MSA statement. Which the Secretary of State the power could seek an injunction through the High Court requiring the organisation to comply.
- An introduction to the legal requirements of the Modern Slavery Act; UK Guidance on Modern Slavery reporting; due diligence procedures
- A presentation of a Modern Slavery statement evaluation benchmarked against 47 compliance, conformance and best practice indicators
- An evaluation of your organisation’s existing Modern Slavery statement, and an opportunity to discuss the evaluation scorecard during the Masterclass
- Advice and guidance on how to improve your current/next MSA statement you are required to submit.
- Benchmarking of your existing statement against FTSE 100 companies.
- A follow up conversation to discuss the progress of your current/next MSA statement you are required to submit.
By the end of the modern slavery masterclass, participants will be able to:
- Identify what the legal requirements of the Modern Slavery Act are
- Describe the requirements of the UK Guidance on Modern Slavery reporting
- met to address the risk of modern slavery
- Implement the learnings from the MasterClass to improve your statement – this will be measurable year-on-year when you commission an evaluation of your statement.
About your trainer
Colleen Theron, CEO of Ardea International will deliver the MasterClass. Colleen is a tri-qualified solicitor with more than 25 years’ legal and commercial experience of working with businesses and NGOs across sectors at both a strategic and operational level. She provides training to both directors and employees on human rights, modern slavery and sustainability issues.
Previous attendee from Child Labour Free
“In my role working for a social enterprise it is important that I understand the in’s and out’s of the legislation relating to the area we work in. Colleen’s MSA training course was informative and practical delivered in a manner that was easy to understand and enjoyable to take part in. Colleen’s approach is relaxed and welcoming which creates a great environment for sharing of ideas and collaboration. Thoroughly recommended.”
Get in touch
Give us a call to discuss this MasterClass and your organisation’s human rights risks and exposure to the Modern Slavery Act’s reporting requirements on +44 (0) 1273 491423 or drop us a line to firstname.lastname@example.org