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Labour’s Back to Work plan must account for employers, disability charity says

The Business Disability Forum has urged the government to consult with employers to get the details of its Back to Work plan right. The plan has been welcomed by campaign groups for its positive...

New government sparks fresh hope for four-day week campaign

The change in UK government has sparked fresh hope among campaigners for wide-spread adoption of the four-day week, ahead of a new trial in the autumn.

Labour’s first 100 days: What HR wants from DEI

The UK's new government should be ambitious about closing gender pay gaps, changing negative perceptions and revising the rhetoric on diversity initiatives, our HR commentators have said.

Labour's manifesto: What HR needs to know

The Labour Party has released its manifesto, ahead of next month’s general election, focusing on extending workers’ rights, immigration and getting people into work.

Labour's mandatory pay gap plans draw mixed reaction

The Labour Party has proposed making ethnicity pay gap reporting mandatory, bringing it in line with the current mandate on gender pay gap reporting.

Labour pledge to double tribunal claim time limit

Labour ministers have pledged to double the employment claim time limit from three-months to six if they are elected.

Labour’s zero-hours contract pledge divides experts

Angela Rayner, deputy leader of the Labour Party, promised to ban zero-hours contracts if Labour comes into power at the next election.

Brexit migration report: HR community reacts

A report that suggests EU workers coming to the UK should be given no preference for visas after Brexit has recieved a mixed response