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8 Sep 2021

This month the Labour Exploitation Advisory Group (LEAG) celebrates its five-year anniversary.

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13 Jul 2021

I have suffered chemical abrasion on the hands, inhalation of toxic fumes such as phosphoric acid, falls, bruises and injuries due to lack of safety materials, weeks of working six days and 13 uninterrupted hours due to “work circumstances”.

Blog
16 Jun 2021

To commemorate International Domestic Workers’ Day, Avril Sharp from Kalayaan and Marissa Begonia from the Voice of Domestic Workers discuss the significance of this date for domestic workers, and explain why the UK must restore rights under the UK Overseas Domestic Workers visa if it wants to prevent modern slavery.

Blog
1 Jun 2021

In imposing a digital-only immigration status, the Home Office has rolled out an untested experiment on millions of Europeans living in the UK. Now many are locked out of accounts and anxiously awaiting decisions. Employers are growing impatient and people fear for their jobs.

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6 May 2021

FLEX has responded to the government’s consultation on the ‘New Plan for Immigration’ (the plan/proposal). FLEX’s work focuses on preventing labour exploitation.

Blog
28 Apr 2021

The Home Office has published its guidance on refusing and cancelling rough sleeping migrants’ permission to stay in the UK. In this blog, we outline its content and analyse the likely implications for migrants experiencing or at risk of labour exploitation, especially in the context of recent and proposed wider changes to the UK’s immigration and anti-trafficking policies.

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21 Apr 2021

FLEX is delighted to offer training to London based police and local authorities on their responsibilities to victims of modern slavery.