Are you a Top Apprenticeship Employer?

16 March 2020

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has launched a new league table of top apprenticeship employers, which will rate the Top 100 large apprenticeship employers and top 50 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Tribunal ruling suggests changes to gig economy

6 December 2019

TUPE protection safeguards the rights of “employees” who work for a business or on a contract that is transferred to another organisation and, until now, has not been thought to apply to “workers”.

Labour manifesto promises radical transformation to world of work

22 November 2019

Although ideas and proposals seem to have been appearing for weeks, the official Labour Party general election manifesto has only just been published and it promises what Jeremy Corbyn describes as “real change” in numerous areas, including employment.

Lib Dems want everyone to have decent chance of earning a living

6 November 2019

Launching her party’s campaign for the forthcoming general election, Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson focused on Brexit, arguing that her policy of revoking the Article 50 process would deliver a £50 billion "remain bonus" for public services over the next five years.

Jobs as secure as they were 20 years ago

19 August 2019

While it agrees that employment insecurity affects many people, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) argues that its latest research shows that, overall, work in the UK is as secure as it was two decades ago.