HMRC has issued new guidance on the fraudulent activities of so-called ‘mini-umbrella companies’ sometimes created to avoid paying tax and national insurance. ICAEW’s Tax Faculty calls on members to ensure they are informed.
Latest modern slavery articles from across ICAEW
Read the latest articles published on modern slavery and human trafficking from across ICAEW.
The scourge of modern slavery has risen steadily up the public agenda in recent years and it is incumbent on ICAEW members to be vigilant about it, writes ICAEW CEO Michael Izza.
5 February 2021: Increasingly it is not enough to claim ignorance of modern slavery in a business or supply chain. Doing so may prove very costly to your reputation and your bottom line.
8 October 2020: Revelations about poor working conditions in small UK clothing factories may not have proved to be modern slavery, but certainly acted as a wake-up call. Can this also prove a catalyst for change?
26 June 2020: The pandemic increases the risk of modern slavery practices across supply chains, but it could be a chance to do more to eliminate it.
25 June 2020: Would following the lead of the UK's Bribery Act 2010 help to eliminate modern slavery and human trafficking?
25 June 2020: The different legislative approaches employed around the world to eradicate modern slavery.
25 June 2020: With the COVID-19 pandemic potentially increasing the prevalence of modern slavery and human trafficking, now is the time to strengthen requirements.
26 June 2020: Would following the lead of the UK’s Bribery Act 2010 help to eliminate modern slavery and human trafficking?
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National Crime Agency document that defines the various types of exploitation and provides examples of activities associated with modern slavery and human trafficking.