A defendant in a long-running U.K. bribery case has been found guilty of conspiring to make illegal payments to public officials in Iraq to secure contracts, the U.K.’s agency that prosecutes white-collar crimes said Wednesday.
Almost 30 potential victims of modern slavery were referred to UK police forces every day on average during the first nine months of 2020. Home Office figures show 7,576 potential slavery and trafficking victims were
Justice Minister Naomi Long has today launched two consultation documents on measures to eradicate modern slavery from the supply chains of public and commercial sector organisations. Transparency in supply chains (TISC) involves relevant businesses publishing
Almost a third of small and medium firms in the U.K. have no plans to implement a sustainability strategy, despite a government commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to new industry research.
The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was wrong to try and compel U.S. engineering, procurement and construction company KBR Inc to hand over documents held overseas during an investigation, the UK Supreme Court ruled on
Thousands of potential victims of modern slavery or trafficking have been detained by the UK government during the last two years. The figures from Women For Refugee Women and After Exploitation is the result of
One of the UK’s top officials in monitoring economic crime has today warned about the “disturbing” prevalence of Russian money laundering in London, claiming up to half of all money laundered from the country is
TWO men from Romania were found sleeping on the floor of a “filthy” derelict department store. Sussex Police were made aware of the situation at the former TJ Hughes site in Terminus Road, Eastbourne, by
Ministers handed almost £150m to Chinese firms with links to alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang amid a race for PPE after Covid hit. The Health Department paid £122m to Winner Medical, which uses cotton