News

News
18 May 2018

FLEX has launched a guide to research with hard-to-reach migrant workers to support organisations engaging in research of labour exploitation.

News
17 May 2018

This afternoon Kevin Hyland, the UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner issued a statement saying he would be stepping down from his position this summer. 

Blog
1 May 2018

The Government’s ‘hostile environment’ policies are not only inhumane, they are undermining the UK’s efforts to end modern slavery.

News
19 Apr 2018

FLEX has launched a survey for company representatives in the garment industry to share their views on the effectiveness of the UK Modern Slavery Act and other actions needed to prevent modern slavery in their supply chains.

News
18 Apr 2018

Amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will be voted on in the House of Lords from today. This is a key opportunity for Members of the House of Lords to amend the Bill to ensure it does not lead to the weakening of workers’ rights and protections post-Brexit.

Publication
9 Apr 2018

Today FLEX has published new research revealing a range of labour abuses and risk of exploitation in London’s construction sector, including workers not being paid, being physically and verbally abused, and being forced to work in dangerous conditions.

Blog
28 Mar 2018

When Anita’s* colleague tried to rape her in the hotel room she was cleaning, she went straight to her boss to report what had happened.

Publication
8 Mar 2018

A waitress in your local restaurant, a cleaner in your office, a care worker looking after a loved one – across the UK women are being exploited in the workplace. Every day, many women face gender related abuse and exploitation when they go to work.

Blog
6 Mar 2018

A new FLEX project, Seeing through transparency: making corporate accountability work for workers, funded by the Freedom Fund, is exploring how to effectively hold companies to account for their actions to secure better working con