Lloyd's and RSA apologise for slave trade links

The Lloyds building in London

Lloyd’s of London and RSA Insurance have apologised after their roles in the slave trade came to light in UCL’s Legacies of British Slave-ownership database.

The Telegraph reported on 17 June that a total of nine companies in Britain linked to the slave trade were highlighted in the database.

According to the article, Lloyd’s, along with pub chain Greene King, had pledged to pay large sums to black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

Shameful
Lloyd’s said in a statement to Insuranc

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