Police tackling rise in ‘pop-up brothels’

In the last 9 months, South Yorkshire police alone have received 48 intelligence reports regarding pop-up brothels in Sheffield, and on 5 of these occasions victims of modern slavery have been discovered. Louise Durham, City Hearts Head of Services says, “It is a huge issue, and a one of the biggest crimes in our country hidden in plain sight. These men, …

300 Jobs for Survivors of Modern Slavery by 2020

Up to 300 jobs are to be created within the next two years for survivors of modern-day slavery. Up to 300 jobs are to be created within the next two years for survivors of modern-day slavery under a programme led by the Co-operative Group in partnership with local charity City Hearts. Some of the UK’s leading businesses, are set to …