Employment bill

Underrepresented groups consistently trapped in insecure work

Women, disabled workers, ethnic minorities and young workers have been disproportionately affected by insecure employment over the last 20 years.

What should HR expect from government's future of work review?

The UK government has announced plans to conduct a review into the future of work led by MP Matt Warman.

Multiple jobs now an option for low income workers following exclusivity clause change

The government has announced plans to remove exclusivity clauses in contracts for low income workers, allowing them to work multiple jobs.

Employment Bill snub in Queen's speech leaves workers' rights in limbo

The long-awaited Employment Bill will not form part of the Queen's Speech, leaving working standards at a crossroads.

Platinum Jubilee weekend - what are employees entitled to?

While many employees may already be swept-up in making plans for the Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend – are they legally entitled to this extra day off?

Employment Bill delay detrimental to worker's rights

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.

New Bill could give employees the right to flexible work post-pandemic

Today (30 June), Tulip Siddiq, Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, has proposed a new Bill to parliament that would give workers the right to flexible work.