• 'in meeting their duty to protect, States should … Enforce laws that are aimed at, or have the effect of, requiring business enterprises to respect human rights, and periodically to assess the adequacy of such laws and address any gaps…' Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights 2011
  • 'human rights due diligence is related to corporate good governance. For many businesses due diligence, in relation to modern slavery, is likely to form part of a wider framework around ethical trade, corporate social responsibility and human rights' Government guidance for the Modern Slavery Act 2015
  • 'fight impunity for corporate crimes by investigating and prosecuting offences' The Corporate Crimes Principles 2016

Business & Human Rights Articles

DPP v M [2020] EWHC 3422 (Admin)

Considering the admissibility of the Single Competent Authority's decision at trial Where a...

Modern Slavery Act review 2nd interim report

Nadesh Karu examines Frank Field MP, Maria Miller MP and Baroness Butler-Sloss' 2nd...

Abolitionists at the Inn

Nicholas Griffin QC and Celia Pilkington consider the history of the anti-slavery movement in the...