Shoosmiths publishes its 2023 modern slavery and human trafficking statement

Shoosmiths has published its 2023 modern slavery and human trafficking statement.

Shoosmiths is committed to better understanding its supply chain and collaborating with stakeholders who wish to improve transparency and address incidents of slavery or human trafficking.

This applies not just to our own practices but also to the identification of opportunities in wider society where we might be able to make a difference. We are particularly keen to hear from like-minded organisations so that we can explore collaborative opportunities.

Anti-Slavery Day which takes place each year on 18 October aims to raise awareness of trafficking and modern slavery and to encourage preventative action. Slavery is everywhere - but often not obvious..

What is Shoosmiths doing?

Our 2023 statement sets out our progress and plans.

Activities included a remote site assessment by the Slave-Free Alliance of our major cleaning firms. Details of our approach, findings and recommendations are detailed as a case study. 

Our 2023/2024 priorities

  1. Review procurement processes and procedures to ensure appropriate engagement with our supply chain in identifying and addressing the potential risk of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chain.
  2. Continue to explore opportunities for collaboration within the business sector and with third sector organisations involved in mitigating and preventing slavery and trafficking within the UK.
  3. Continue to raise awareness amongst stakeholders.


To view the full statement and our previous annual statements please visit the Slavery & human trafficking statement 2023 webpage.


This information is for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. It is recommended that specific professional advice is sought before acting on any of the information given. Please contact us for specific advice on your circumstances. © Shoosmiths LLP 2024.



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