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Factory Workers In Leicester Are Scared To Report Labour Exploitation For Fear Of Losing Jobs

Factory Workers In Leicester Are Scared To Report Labour Exploitation For Fear Of Losing Jobs

Britain’s efforts to stop labour exploitation in the local supply chains of fashion brands such as Boohoo will only succeed if workers are encouraged to report abuses without fear of retaliation, its anti-slavery tsar said on Thursday. Online fast fashion retailer Boohoo this week said it was investigating its supply chain in Leicester, central England after media […]

Major Explosion In Leicester, England

Major Explosion In Leicester, England

Four people have been taken to hospital in a “critical condition” following an explosion in Leicester on Sunday. Emergency services were called to the “major incident” on Hinckley Road shortly after 7pm. Leicester Police said there is no indication that the incident is terrorist related. Emergency services, including a hazardous area response team and ambulance crews, remain at the […]