Government is considering using agency workers to replace striking staff during one of the largest rail strikes in history, set to take place next week.
Women, disabled workers, ethnic minorities and young workers have been disproportionately affected by insecure employment over the last 20 years.
Companies are hiring more frequently than ever, at a time when job vacancies are exceeding the rate of unemployment.
The UK government has announced plans to conduct a review into the future of work led by MP Matt Warman.
The long-awaited Employment Bill will not form part of the Queen's Speech, leaving working standards at a crossroads.
The addition of an extra bank holiday to the calendar could create a sticking point between employers and employees.
Almost one in five (18%) employers plan to let staff go in the next year according to new research from Acas.
Planned redundancies increased by 103% at the start of 2022, posing a risk to company reputation.
The government’s rumoured decision to scrap the Employment Bill from the Queen’s Speech in May has been met with derision by the HR community.
HR directors across the UK are looking to plug the skills gap with freelancers and contractors rather than permanent hires.
A collection of unions headed by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) have urged business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng to say when the update to the UK's Employment Bill, first promised in 2019, will be put on...