Report Modern Slavery (review)
Modern slavery is the movement and trade of people of any age, often for the purpose of sexual exploitation, criminal activity, forced labour or organ harvesting. Modern slavery can include victims from overseas, and vulnerable people in the UK. Modern slavery can be people from the UK and victims that have been brought from overseas, and vulnerable people in the UK
Human traffickers use a variety of means to recruit, transport, receive and hide their victims such as threats or force, abduction, deception or false promises.
The Anti-Slavery International website offers guidance on how to spot the signs of modern slavery.
Call 999 straight away, if you believe a person is being trafficked and is in immediate danger.
Report suspected modern slavery
Communities have a vital role to play in recognising the abuse or exploitation of people. If you suspect someone may be a victim of modern slavery, tell someone:
- online – fill in the inform us of a suspected crime form
- in person – visit a police station
- on the phone – call 101
- anonymously – through Crimestoppers online or on 0800 555 111
You will always be taken seriously and protection and support is available.
Support for victims
Find out about the support available for victims of modern slavery.
Reporting a vulnerable person in your care
If you are a professional such as a teacher or social worker, and have concerns about vulnerable or exploited people, complete our report a suspected vulnerable or exploited person form.