Did Biffa ‘turn a blind eye’ to modern slavery in its workforce?

Waste giant Biffa has been accused of ‘turning a blind eye’ to modern slavery within its own business but how fair is this given the prevalence of such crime in the waste sector and was there more Biffa could have done? Conor McGlone investigates

by Conor McGlone
The victims want compensation from Biffa, including the wages they should have received and for any personal injuries they sustained. Photograph: Biffa
The victims want compensation from Biffa, including the wages they should have received and for any personal injuries they sustained. Photograph: Biffa

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