Training is essential for any individuals that are likely to come into contact with people that are being exploited.
Training builds the capacity of staff and suppliers in raising awareness about the issue and providing information on how to spot and respond to incidents. Training should be targeted based on role to have the greatest effect.
- Core Basic Modern Slavery Awareness Training PowerPoint Slides (PDF) (2 hour training)
- Core Basic Modern Slavery Awareness Training PowerPoint Slides (PPT) (Email firstname.lastname@example.org for this amendable version)
- Core Basic Modern Slavery Awareness Training PowerPoint Slide Notes (PDF)
- Core Basic Modern Slavery Awareness Training Facilitator's Handbook (PDF)
- Core Basic Modern Slavery Awareness Training Workbook (PDF)
External Training Materials
- Fearless Educational Resource for professionals working with young people in the UK: County Lines
- Fearless Educational Resource for professionals working with young people in the UK: CSE
- The Children's Society (2019): Criminal Exploitation - A Guide for Parents
Deliver training to professionals whose work may bring them into contact with potential victims of slavery. They have trained Local Authorities, Police, Fire and Rescue, Housing Associations, Environmental Health Officers, Social Workers, NGOs, businesses and many other sectors.
Stop the Traffik
Deliver awareness raising courses, which are tailored to the specific needs of each organisation (finance, business, government, charities, law enforcement and local community). Each course or session is developed in consultation with each client.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has developed a free e-learning on Human Trafficking Awareness.
COMPLETE THE TRAINING (includes audio output)
ECPAT UK/West Yorkshire Police
Published a 2 to 3 hour in depth e-learning package that covers both adult and child trafficking, and is suitable for any public sector organisation. The package can be accessed for a fee at Virtual College.
If you are an Independent Advocate for children and young people, or a Border Force Safeguarding and Modern Slavery Officer, you can access this training for free by contacting email@example.com.
E-learning for Healthcare
A 30 minute e-learning package that is free to access for all healthcare professionals.
LUPC, in collaboration with their partner consortium APUC and the University of Greenwich, has developed an eLearning suite on Protecting Human Rights in the Supply Chain, developed especially for public procurement practitioners.
Further training resources can be accessed here.
There are several platforms that have lists of resources on tackling human trafficking and modern slavery:
- Home Office Resources Page (Includes specific sections for local authorities, health professionals, police and law enforcement)
- The Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner’s (IASC) online toolkit supports local organisations and agencies work better together to tackle modern slavery.
1. Victim Awareness and Identification
- HMSP Mini Pocket Guidance - General Indicators and Indicators for Specific Exploitation Types
- Anti-Slavery Adult Working Group & Human Trafficking Foundation: Adult Modern Slavery - How to identify a victim of human trafficking or modern slavery
Victims of modern slavery: guidance for frontline staff on how UK Visas and Immigration identifies and helps potential victims of modern slavery.
- Home Office Modern Slavery Awareness & Victim Identification Guidance is aimed at a broad range of public sector staff who could potentially witness indicators of modern slavery.
- County Lines and Cuckooing PowerPoint Pack
2. Victim Support
Home Office guidance on National referral mechanism reform (16 Oct 2018)
Home Office guidance on the Single Competent Authority (29 Apr 2019)
University of Nottingham Rights Lab Global VOICES Database. Narratives by Survivors of Modern Slavery - UK.
- Home Office Guidance (17 Jan 2019) on how potential victims of modern slavery, who are eligible, can claim a back payment of subsistence rates.
- The Slavery and Trafficking Survivor Care Standards 2018: a blueprint for UK-wide service providers offering high quality care to adult survivors of modern slavery.
- Lincolnshire Safeguarding Adult Board (Nov 2019): Safeguarding Adults Review: Learning from the Experience of Large-Scale Modern Slavery in Lincolnshire.
- UK Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group (Nov 2018): Early Support Provision for Adult Survivors of Trafficking (10 core principles).
- Anti-Slavery Adult Working Group & Human Trafficking Foundation: Adult Modern Slavery Protocol for Local Authorities: Statutory Duties and Powers
- Anti-Slavery Adult Working Group & Human Trafficking Foundation: Adult Modern Slavery Protocol for Local Authorities - NRM Process Guide for Local Authorities Steps 1-12
- Human Trafficking Foundation: NRM Referral Process for Adult Victims of Modern Slavery
- Home Office (2019): Child Exploitation Disruption Toolkit
- The Children’s Society (Jul 2019): Counting Lives - Responding to Children who are Criminally Exploited
- Home Office Statutory guidance on Child trafficking advocates: early adopter sites (21 Jan 2019)
- IOM & Croydon Council (Jan 2019): Strengthening responses to child trafficking and modern slavery - A Pilot Project to support foster carers looking after Albanian and Vietnamese unaccompanied children
- The Children’s Society, Victim Support and NPCC: Capturing and Reporting Intelligence on CSE and CCE - Guidance for Families, Professionals and the Community
- HM Inspectorate of Probation, HMICFRS, Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (Nov 2018): An Addendum - Findings from three joint area inspections on ‘the multi-agency response to child exploitation and children missing from home, care or education.
- Home Office (Sep 2018): Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults - County Lines Guidance
The Children’s Society, Victim Support and NPCC (2 Mar 2018): Children and Young People Trafficked for the Purpose of Criminal Exploitation in Relation to County Lines – A Toolkit for Professionals
- Youth Justice Legal Centre (Jan 2018): Child Criminal Exploitation Guide to assist lawyers and professionals to recognise victims of child criminal exploitation (CCE).
- The Children's Society (2018): Criminal Exploitation - Stages of Recruitment
3. Statutory Agencies
- Home Office (Aug 2019): Guidance: Report modern slavery as a First Responder.
- Definitions and Indicators: how to identify a victim of human trafficking or modern slavery
- Statutory Duties and Powers: The NRM and a Local Authority’s statutory duties to identify and support victims of human trafficking and modern slavery
- Referral Pathway for adult victims and NRM process guide
- Local Government Association (Dec 2017): Tackling Modern Slavery - A Council Guide
- Local Government Association (Sep 2019): Councillor Guide to Tackling Modern Slavery.
- Quick Guide for GPs on Modern Slavery/Human Trafficking (RCGP Safeguarding Adults Toolkit - 2019 addition)
- niche (Nov 2018): Recognising & Acting on Signs of ‘County Lines’ - Child Exploitation: A Case Study. (Commissioned by NHS England)
- Royal College of Nursing (12 May 2017): Modern Slavery - RCN Guide for Nurses and Midwives
- Royal College of Nursing (11 May 2018): Modern Slavery Wheel
- IOM (2009) Caring for Trafficked Persons: Guidance for Health Providers
- Royal College of Nursing: Modern Slavery Resources
- Crown Prosecution Service: #Modern Slavery
- HMICFRS Inspections (November 2016-March 2017): Stolen freedom: the policing response to modern slavery and human trafficking
4. Businesses and Supply Chains
- Home Office Statutory Guidance on Slavery and human trafficking in supply chains: guidance for businesses (22 Oct 2018)
- Home Office Resources Page: Information to help you identify if your organisation needs to publish a modern slavery statement and best practice guidance on producing a statement. (12 Mar 2019)
Chartered Institute of Building on modern slavery within the building industry: Report
Business-Specific Fact Sheets
The Passage (Jun 2019): Responding to Modern Slavery and Exploitation within the Homelessnes Sector.
Unseen Modern Slavery Helpline (Jun 2019): Modern Slavery and Homelessness report based on referrals to the Helpline, concerning modern slavery and homelessness - Oct 2016 - Apr 2019.
The Passage (13 Jan 2019) Modern Slavery Handbook for staff working in the Homelessness Sector.
The Passage (Jan 2017) Understanding and Responding to Modern Slavery within the Homelessness Sector
The Clewer Initiative: https://www.theclewerinitiative.org/homeless (Great videos)
Useful information on supporting victims and trauma: www.helenbamber.org/publications/
Useful information on best practice: http://atleu.org.uk/news/2017/6/28/athub-the-new-anti-trafficking-training-resource
Useful information on supporting homeless migrants (including victims): https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/assets/0004/0869/Making_homelessness_applications_for_refugees_in_England.pdf
Useful information on supporting people with no recourse to public funds: https://www.homeless.org.uk/our-work/resources/supporting-people-with-no-recourse-to-public-funds & http://www.nrpfnetwork.org.uk/guidance/Pages/default.aspx
6. Latest Reports
- Hertfordshire Public Health Evidence and Intelligence Unit (Dec 2018): Modern Slavery Strategic Needs Assessment
- Hertfordshire Crime and Disorder Partnership 2018 - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (6 Dec 2018): Report of the Topic Group
- Unseen Modern Slavery Helpline (24 Apr 2019): Annual Assessment 2018
- University of Nottingham Rights Lab (Mar 2019): Safe Car Wash App Report
- Hestia (Mar 2019): Underground Lives - Police Response to Victims of Modern Slavery
- National Crime Agency (Jan 2019): Intelligence Assessment - County Lines Drug Supply, Vulnerability and Harm 2018
- Prison Reform Trust & Hibiscus Initiatives (2018): Still No Way Out - Report on the experience of foreign national women and trafficked women in the criminal justice system in England and Wales
- British Red Cross, Hestia and Ashiana (Dec 2018): After the National Referral Mechanism – what next for survivors of trafficking? Initial findings from the STEP Project
- HM Government (18 Oct 2018): 2018 UK annual report on modern slavery
- Hestia (Oct 2018): Underground Lives - Male Victims of Modern Slavery
- Anti-Trafficking Monitoring Group (Sep 2018): Before the Harm is Done - Examining the UK's Response to the Prevention of Trafficking
- GLAA Report (May 2018): The Nature and Scale of Labour Exploitation across all Sectors within the United Kingdom
- Unseen Modern Slavery Helpline (31 March 2018): Annual Assessment 2017
- Local Government Association (Dec 2017): Tackling Modern Slavery - A Council Guide
- Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab (Oct 2017) - Collaborating for freedom: Anti-slavery partnerships in the UK
- A Typology of Modern Slavery Offences in the UK: Research on the different types of modern slavery in the UK, through analysis of 300 confirmed cases of modern slavery and consultation with a range of experts. (17 Oct 2017)
- City Hearts (2017) Integration Support Programme: Interim Report - shares findings of individual support post-NRM.
- Home Office Statutory guidance on Independent child trafficking advocates trial: government report (17 Dec 2015)
- Home Office Policy paper on Evaluation of independent child trafficking advocates trial: final report (17 Dec 2015)
7. HMSP Associated Documents - Translations
- Romanian: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Albanian: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Vietnamese: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Chinese (Mandarin): HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Polish: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Brazilian Portuguese: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Eritrean (Tigrinya): HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Iraqi Kurdish: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Arabic: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Slovak: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
- Hungarian: HMSP Information Flyer, NRM Support Booklet
8.External Publicity Materials
- Stop the Traffik: posters and leaflets. Available in multiple languages.
- Can You See Me? A4 and A3 Posters (forced labour, car washes)
- Unseen: wallet sized cards and A4 posters. Available in multiple languages. You can also place an order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Modern Slavery Helpline: social media (homelessness)
- Home Office County Lines/Criminal Exploitation Campaign: social media and posters for front-line staff, social housing staff, taxi/private vehicle hire staff, bus/coach company staff, and train/rail operator staff.
- United Nations: social media
9. HMSP Publicity Materials
10. HMSP Homeless Campaign 2019 (Publicity Materials)
- A5 Information flyer for homeless people
- A5 Information leaflet for people working with the homeless
- A4 Poster - homeless people
- A3 Poster - homeless people
- Homeless people - A5 flyer, A4 poster, A3 poster (Latvian)
- Homeless people - A5 flyer, A4 poster, A3 poster (Lithuanian)
- Homeless people - A5 flyer, A4 poster, A3 poster (Estonian)
- Homeless people - A5 flyer, A4 poster, A3 poster (Polish)
- Homeless people - A5 flyer, A4 poster, A3 poster (Romanian)
- Homeless people - A5 flyer, A4 poster, A3 poster (Russian)