Businesses to be given insight into modern day slavery

By Grimsby Telegraph | Posted: 9 Jan 2019

BUSINESSES are to be given an insight into spotting modern day slavery in supply chains at a special event taking place in Grimsby next week.

Key regional speakers will unite at the Business Hive on Tuesday, underlining how it is everyone’s duty to report such activity, giving insights into what to look for. The event will be led by Cristina Talens, a director of Modern Slavery Risk Assessments at Hull University’s Wilberforce Institute. Her work includes social audit assignments and risk assessments on behalf of businesses. She will be joined by Trish Leivesley, team leader of the Home Office-funded Graft project in North East Lincolnshire, tackling child criminal exploitation.

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Andrew Smith and Alicia Kidd, chair and vice chair of the Humber Modern Slavery Partnership, complete the line up.

The event takes place from 5pm to 7.30pm. For more details, call 01482 220793.

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