Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has given his backing to London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) immigration policy proposals which would see the capital working on a different basis to the rest of the country.
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.
Communities and Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick has committed £20 million for councils across England to prepare for delivering Brexit on 31 October 2019, arguing that they must step up vital preparations.
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.
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.
A group dedicated to achieving equality, justice and safety in the law for all women has launched the only specialist free legal advice line for women in England and Wales experiencing sexual harassment at work.