The BHRE (Business, Human Rights and the Environment Research Group) has published its new report on Universities reporting under the Modern Slavery Act. This report analyses the Slavery and Human Trafficking statements published by universities for the financial year 2016-2017 (and published up to 31st May 2018). The research has undertaken a qualitative analysis of statements released by 98 universities (including two university hospitals) which are obliged to produce a statement under s.54. These include: · 69 statements produced by universities reporting for the second time, and · 29 by universities reporting for the first time. Read more on Procurement Forum.