How to report modern slavery

Page last updated: 9 May 2024

Modern slavery is a serious crime. If you know of someone who is being exploited, it’s important you report it to the right place.

CQC has no power to investigate modern slavery and unethical international recruitment practices. We also have no power to take enforcement action under the Human Rights Act 1998. 

This page explains where you can report modern slavery or labour exploitation.

How to report as a member of the public

If you think modern slavery or labour exploitation is happening, here are some ways you can report it.

Find out more about our policy on modern slavery.