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Economy 05 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Making profit from others' misery

YEAR after year for the past six decades, there have been regular reports of garment workers in Third World sweatshops, enduring poor pay, vile workplaces and constant abuse from their bosses. In recent years, these workers’ pains have been sharpened by the actual collapse of these shoddily-built sweatshops.

Economy 30 Jul 2018 | 12:28 AM

UK businesses slow to tackle slavery under landmark law

LONDON: Businesses in Britain are failing to tackle modern slavery in their supply chains, with many slow to take action under a landmark law, a survey of company managers showed on Monday.