MPs call for tougher laws to fight modern slavery

A parliamentary committee has called for stricter enforcement of modern slavery law, after concluding that many UK companies are showing ‘willful blindness’ to the potential use of slave labor from the Xinjiang region of China. The Trade, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee said in a report released Wednesday that there …

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Lobby for a law to stop the sale of forced labor products in New Zealand

The government is urged to legislate to prevent products made through forced labor from ending up on New Zealand shelves. Some of New Zealand’s biggest retailers – including The Warehouse Group, Kathmandu and Macpac – are involved in the push. The campaign comes as New Zealand’s Uyghur community accuses the …

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COVID-19, Ethical Trade and Women Garment Workers – Viewpoints

Photo courtesy of Huffpost It has been a year since Sri Lanka entered a lockdown. At a recent press briefing by women members of the Sri Lankan Chamber of Garment Exporters, a member of the Joint Garment Association Forum (JAAF) extolled the virtues of the garment industry. I was puzzled …

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6 ethical clothing brands you should know

Buying clothes has become an exercise in avoiding ethical landmines. It seems there is no ethical way to do anything these days, but mostly to buy high quality clothes… or is there? If you know the right places to look, you can find premium craftsmanship at a fraction of the …

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Country Needs Growth, Private Sector Must Return to Ethical Profits: Chief Economic Advisor

Krishnamurthy Subramanian’s commentary precedes the review of the policy framework and inflation targets by the Monetary Policy Committee chaired by the RBI Governor by March 31. PTI | , Calcutta UPDATE MARCH 13, 2021 at 8:31 p.m. IST Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian said on Saturday that the country …

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Is a new global Britain about to become a reality?

The biggest potential price of Brexit is the UK’s new opportunity to pursue a smart global trade strategy. Freed from the constraints of the European Union’s customs union, Prime Minister Boris Johnson promoted the vision of a new global Britain. The aspiration in government, led by both the Prime Minister …

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Top Covid Relief Bill Eligibility Issues Loom for New and Second Drawing Loans

ID 8634 Major eligibility issues for the Covid Relief Bill loom on the horizon for new and second loans. URL: http://144.217.242.125/feed-generator/actions.php?action=use&id=8634&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.natlawreview.com%2Farticle%2Fcovid-relief-bill-key-ppp-eligibility- shows-weaving-big-new-and-second-draw-ready

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PPP Loan Review Appeals | King and Spalding

The Small Business Administration Office of Hearings and Appeals (SBA OHA) has begun accepting appeals of certain SBA loan review decisions under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), in accordance with an SBA interim final rule on PPP loan appeals, effective August 25, 2020. The interim final rule provided rules of …

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Why Americans should think about buying property in Italy – News Anyway

Publication displays: 461 Advantageous price The dream of a second home The fantasy at 1 € Conclusion With the current economic and political climate in our country, many Americans may be considering finding a second place to call home. Especially with the events of last year alone, many of those …

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Red Bulls Expert Guide: February 27, 2021

Welcome to the Red Bulls Expert Guide brought to you by Once a metro. To repeat from the beginning of this week, it’s going to be an interesting season for the Red Bulls, no doubt about it. The transfer market has been active, tactics will change and the fan base …

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