Workplace rights after Brexit

14 August 2019

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a short guide to how rights in the workplace could be affected in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Millions missing out on statutory paid leave

12 August 2019

With over a million workers getting no paid leave at all, and nearly two million not getting the minimum entitlement they are due, the TUC wants HMRC to be granted new powers to clamp down on employers who deny staff their statutory holidays.

Employers need help to be ready for no deal

9 August 2019

After months of being told that it was the least likely option, businesses have in recent days been faced with ever more urgent warnings that, in the words of Michael Gove (who is now in charge of preparations), a no-deal Brexit is now a very real prospect.

Final Social Work England standards issued

6 August 2019

The final Social Work England professional standards have been issued, along with rules and standards covering social work education, registration and fitness to practise.

Have your say on changes to parental leave

5 August 2019

In the final days of her premiership, Prime Minister Theresa May decided to launch a consultation calling for views on changes to parental leave entitlements to ensure that they better reflect modern society and the desire to share childcare more equally.

New PM’s first words on social care reform

31 July 2019

After being formally asked by Her Majesty the Queen to form a government, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said outside the door of 10 Downing Street: “We will fix the crisis in social care once and for all”.

Employers worried about immigration proposals

29 July 2019

According to a survey of 380 businesses that currently employ non-UK nationals, just over half (53%) would be adversely affected by proposals requiring all skilled migrant workers to earn a minimum annual salary of £30,000 once the UK leaves the EU.