MPs call for a ban on gagging clauses

11 June 2019

The Government must address the failure of the employment tribunal system to ensure all employees who have experienced discrimination have a meaningful route of redress, a leading Parliamentary Committee has argued in a new report.

Brexit continues to cast a shadow over employers

10 June 2019

The latest deadline by which the UK must decide whether and how to leave the EU may still be several months away but new figures from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) suggest that uncertainty about Brexit remains a major worry.

Good news for low-paid workers

10 June 2019

Low pay could be eliminated by the middle of the 2020s, according to the Resolution Foundation’s latest annual Low Pay Britain report which highlights that the proportion of low-paid workers across Britain has fallen to its lowest level since 1980.

NHS leaders becoming more white and more male

7 June 2019

The leaders of boards that run NHS organisations in England have become less diverse over the last 15 years, with fewer people of black and minority ethnicity (BME) and women occupying the positions.

We need more vets, web designers and architects

6 June 2019

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its latest review of the shortage occupation list (SOL) and, as well as adding a number of new jobs has expanded many of those already on the list to include all roles within that occupation.

Tougher rules and penalties under Modern Slavery Act?

5 June 2019

With particular emphasis on transparency in supply chains, a review of the operation and effectiveness of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 recommends stricter requirements for companies to comply with the Act and harsher penalties if they fail to do so.

Working week gets longer, pay still subdued

4 June 2019

According to the Resolution Foundation, the UK’s jobs market has continued to defy economic uncertainty, with unemployment falling to a 44-year low and the number of hours worked increasing.

Court rules on shared parental leave payments to men

31 May 2019

The Court of Appeal has given its judgment on two appeals concerning whether it is unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex for men to be paid less on shared parental leave than birth mothers are paid on statutory maternity leave.