The Home Office has published statutory guidance for England and Wales describing the signs that someone may be a victim of modern slavery, the support available to victims, and the process for determining whether someone is a victim. The guidance includes a chapter summarising information for staff who may support child victims. Topics covered include: multi-agency working and protocols to support child victims; the development of local protocols for child victims and response; safeguarding children; unaccompanied children; child criminal exploitation and county lines. The guidance includes an annex outlining indicators of child victims and specific types of modern slavery.
Read the news story: Modern slavery: how to identify and support victims
Read the report: Modern Slavery Act 2015: statutory guidance for England and Wales (PDF)
Source: Home Office
Date: 24 March 2020