FLEX in the Media

FLEX has appeared in all major newspapers in the UK and on broadcast media. We provide comment on a range of issues relating to human trafficking for labour exploitation, including modern slavery, government policy, victim support and labour market enforcement. We also advise television producers on programmes relating to these areas.

If you would like to contact FLEX for a media story, please contact [email protected] or call 07931 687 890 if your request is urgent.


See below for a selection of recent media appearances

Reuters 04.12.18:

UK faces tough task to ensure government supply chains are slave-free

Daily Mail 28.11.18:

UK urged to protect post-Brexit seasonal farmworkers from slavery

Reuters 15.11.18:

License hand car washes to combat slavery, say British lawmakers

The Telegraph 10.11.18:

Google factory workers making Pixel smartphones are 'underpaid and overworked'

The Daily Mail 05.11.18:

Fee for EU citizens staying in UK puts slavery survivors at risk

The Independent 03.11.18:

EU slavery victims at risk of re-exploitation after Home Office says they may have to pay to stay in UK after Brexit

The Guardian 03.11.18:

Trafficked Europeans may have to pay to stay in UK after Brexit

The Daily Mail 26.10.18:

UK imposes landmark labour ban on duo who exploited foreign workers

The Daily Mail 23.10.18:

Marks & Spencer tops list of major British firms tackling modern slavery

The Daily Mail 20.10.18:

UK companies' struggle to ensure fair wages sparks slavery concerns

The Independent 18.09.18:

Brexit plan to bring in more non EU workers could lead to sharp rise in exploitation

The Guardian 30.08.18:

Study estimates 500,000 EU workers are in low-skilled jobs

The Financial Times 28.08.18:

Modern slavery campaigners turn to online exploitation

The Financial Times 26.07.18:

Forced labour in the UK: I tried to escape... they cut my finger off

The Guardian 23.05.18:

Home Office under fire over muddled strategy on slavery that fails victims

The Independent 17.05.18:

The UK's first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner resigns citing government interference

The Guardian 08.05.18:

Slaves working in UK construction and car washes

The Daily Mail 07.02.18:

Britain slashes handouts for victims of modern slavery