Take the Modern Slavery staff training
What is modern slavery and how can we spot the risks? Our online course for all staff will improve your knowledge and help the University uphold its zero tolerance approach.
Take the course
You can sign up at any time by logging on to MyEd, click 'Learn' on the left hand menu, then go to the 'Self-Enrol' tab in the top right corner. Choose 'Browse Course Catelogue' and search 'Modern Slavery'. Be sure to choose the staff option. Read more in depth self enrol instructions by following the link.
Find out more
- UK Government Modern Slavery Act (2015)
- International Labour Organisation ’50 for Freedom’ campaign
- Ending Slavery free online course, University of Nottingham
- Open University course
Someone is in slavery if they are:
- Forced to work - through coercion, or mental or physical threat;
- Owned or controlled by an ‘employer’, through mental or physical abuse or the threat of abuse
- Dehumanised, treated as a commodity or bought and sold as ‘property’
- Physically constrained or have restrictions placed on their freedom of movement.
In 2016, an estimated 40.3 million people were in modern slavery globally, including 24.9 in forced labour and 15.4 million in forced marriage.