Millions to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment

Workers to have a greater say over when, where, and how they work under new government plans to make flexible … Continue reading Millions to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment

Statutory Parental Payment increased by 10.1% from April 2023 to £172.48

Following the governments Autumn Statement on 17th November 2022 and indication that benefits would rise by 10.1%, it has been … Continue reading Statutory Parental Payment increased by 10.1% from April 2023 to £172.48

August 2022 HMRC Employer Bulletin

HMRC have published their August 2022 edition of the employers bulletin. It covers a multitude of topics: PAYE PAYE Settlement … Continue reading August 2022 HMRC Employer Bulletin

Margaret Beels appointed as Director of Labour Market Enforcement

“The new appointment will bolster government’s continued efforts to protect and enhance workers’ rights while stamping out workplace exploitation” Margaret … Continue reading Margaret Beels appointed as Director of Labour Market Enforcement

National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases April 2022

On the 21st October 2021, the UK government indicated approval of the Low Pay Commission recommendation for the uplifting of … Continue reading National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage increases April 2022

Minimum wage law breaker Employers ‘named and shamed’

Government names and shames 191 employers who have underpaid workers, including major household namesnamed firms have been fined for owing … Continue reading Minimum wage law breaker Employers ‘named and shamed’

TUC urges ban on umbrella companies – end exploitation of workers amid scandalous workplace practices which have “no place in modern Britain”

Union body warns use of umbrella companies could spiral post-pandemic New TUC research estimates that half of agency workers work … Continue reading TUC urges ban on umbrella companies – end exploitation of workers amid scandalous workplace practices which have “no place in modern Britain”

Government to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse with powerful new body

New workers’ watchdog to take over responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing minimum wage, and moreone-stop shop will improve enforcement … Continue reading Government to protect workers’ rights and clamp down on workplace abuse with powerful new body

Work from Home Day: new laws needed to make flexible working patterns available for all workers after pandemic – TUC

Prime minister signals that the work from home order will be lifted on 21 JuneRise of homeworking for office workers … Continue reading Work from Home Day: new laws needed to make flexible working patterns available for all workers after pandemic – TUC

Non-compliance with basic employment rights in the labour market highlights the need for reform – TUC

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) have published a research paper outlining an action plan to reform labour market enforcement. TUC … Continue reading Non-compliance with basic employment rights in the labour market highlights the need for reform – TUC