Workplace arbitration body Acas has launched a consultation into its Code of Practice on handling requests for a predictable working pattern, ahead of new legislation.
Rachael Maskell, MP for York Central, presented a bill to parliament on 11 July which aims to stamp out workplace bullying.
The government has proposed a new bill which will make it easier to prosecute a large organisation if an employee commits fraud for the benefit of a business.
HR has been urged to ensure Working Time Directive (WTD) leave is in order pending a Supreme Court decision relating to holiday pay.
The UK government has announced future plans to remove reporting requirements for businesses with fewer than 500 employees.