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UK rules on goods from China’s Xinjiang seen as soft on business

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation British measures to tackle forced labour in China’s Xinjiang region do not go far enough and are “a missed opportunity” to make companies clean up their operations, activists said on Tuesday. The government said it would introduce rules for businesses aimed at keeping goods from Xinjiang out of supply chains – from guidance […]

Major UK hotels found failing to combat threat of modern slavery

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Major hotels in Britain are failing to protect workers from debt bondage and sexual exploitation, according to a study on Wednesday that found 75 per cent of hospitality businesses were flouting anti-slavery legislation. Britain’s world-first 2015 Modern Slavery Act requires companies whose turnover exceeds £36 million to produce an annual statement […]