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Modern Slavery Governance for Directors: A Breakfast Briefing & Roundtable...

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How can your organisation take a leadership role in the global drive to end Modern Slavery?


Director focused briefing and conversation, covering key Modern Slavery responsibilities, risks and related governance issues.

The focus of this briefing will be:


  • Key Modern Slavery responsibilities, risks and related governance issues
  • Essential guidance on UK and International Modern Slavery legislation
  • Potential areas of added value and impact across the business
  • How to implement changes that meet both teh spiriti and letter of the law


The Roundtable discussion provides the opportunity to put questions to other directors, openly discuss experiences and share learnings on how to take a proactive stance in identifying potential Modern Slavery risks and address them throughout an organisation.

The briefing will be hosted by Princes, and delivered by Liverpool based company Fifty Eight in partnership with Liverpool's 2030 Hub and Mishcon de Reya, and will feature expert insights from Board Governance and Modern Slavery specialists.

A light breakfast will be served from 09:00 for 09:30 start.


Why attend?

  • Director sign-off and board approval of transparency statements is a requirement of the Modern Slavery Act with associated responsibilities and implications

  • Increased public and government scrutiny of organisations and companies not fully complying with the requirements of the UK Modern Slavery Act

  • UK Public sector contracts and tenders now require full Modern Slavery Act compliance

  • The opportunity to share and learn from others who are working on similar challenges, including good practice examples and approaches towards industry-wide compliance

  • With growth in public awareness and an expanding millennial consumer market and workforce, businesses with strong ethical commitments and practices are increasingly favoured. Ensure your organisation is at the forefront of these shifts

Contributors Include:

  • Neil Baylis, Partner at Mishcon De Reya
  • Quintin Lake, Executive Director of Fifty Eight
  • Paul Williams, Ethical trading controller at Princes and board member of the Ethical Trading Initiative

Chatham House Rules will be observed.

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ABOUT US

Fifty Eight partners with organisations and individuals throughout the value chain to achieve work that enhances quality of life, free from exploitation. We support organisations through a combination of training, tailored service and support, research, and development of practical solutions to the challenges of modern slavery facing companies and workers.

Fifty Eight's team of legal and industry experts work across a wide range of sectors, with over 25 years consulting and research experience with global corporations and governments, briefing over 5000 board and senior management team members on governance issues.

We contributed to the 2015 government consultation on the inclusion of the supply chains clause of the Modern Slavery Act.

Our Director initiated and led research with Hult Ashridge Business School and the Ethical Trading Initiative to understand Corporate Leadership on Modern Slavery and the impact of the Modern Slavery Act on company practice.

"Fifty Eight have ensured our board and executive team are fully engaged with the complex challenge of modern slavery. They helped us quickly grasp our risks and responsibilities from a governance and due diligence perspective. I would unreservedly recommend them.” - Tom Amies, CFO The Doctors Laboratory

OUR WIDER IMPACT

As a social enterprise, we reinvest profits into projects that are tackling the root causes of modern slavery. Profits from every governance briefing we deliver contributes to the development of Just Good Work: a technology platform that aims to educate and equip migrant workers on their rights and responsibilities in working abroad; to make their journey to work as good as possible.




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The briefing will be hosted by Princes, and delivered by Liverpool based company Fifty Eight in partnership with Liverpool's 2030 Hub and Mishcon de Reya, and will feature expert insights from Board Governance and Modern Slavery specialists.


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