Zero hour contracts

Labour pledges to reform sick pay and ban zero-hours contracts

Labour’s promise to extend and increase sick pay to all workers has been welcomed by unions and charities.

Women missing out on statutory sick pay

?One in 10 women (10%) don’t earn enough to qualify for statutory sick pay, according to the TUC

Casual workers to be compensated for cancelled shifts

The HR community has reacted to the government's announcement of two key workplace rights measures last week, on flexible workers and parental leave equality

Employers committing “wage theft” over holiday pay

Employees don’t understand their holiday entitlement, with particular uncertainty around temporary workers’ rights according to BEIS research

Workers' rights get "largest upgrade in a generation"

The government announced plans to give greater protections to gig economy workers today

Boom in zero-hours contracts contributing to high employment

The number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts has more than tripled since 2012 and accounts for almost a quarter of employment growth, according to Adzuna