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21 October, 2019

18 October, 2019

18 October, 2019

18 October, 2019

Acas launches new guidance to help employers manage impact of menopause at work

Recommendations include implementing a menopause policy and providing awareness training for managers

17 October, 2019

Equality and Human Rights Commission ‘calls time’ on unlawful confidentiality agreements

New guidance for employers sets out good practice for the use of NDAs, and when they would be unlawful

16 October, 2019

14 October, 2019

Queen’s Speech introduces new Bill to create a legal obligation for employers to pass on tips to workers in full

Government also commits to continuing reforms set out in Good Work Plan including increasing fairness between workers and employers in the flexible labour market

14 October, 2019

10 October, 2019

7 October, 2019

30 September, 2019

Chancellor announces ‘target’ of raising National Living Wage to £10.50 per hour

In addition, Sajid Javid outlines plan to reduce age threshold so all workers over the age of 21 are covered

30 September, 2019

24 September, 2019

Labour Party commits to reducing working week to average of 32 hours with no loss of pay

Shadow Chancellor tells Party Conference that change will be introduced within a decade through a new Working Time Commission and ending the 'opt out' from the EU Working Time Directive

16 September, 2019

One in twenty workers do not receive holiday pay, while one in ten are not given a payslip

Resolution Foundation finds that gig economy workers, young people and those working in hospitality industries have enhanced risks of labour market violations

16 September, 2019

13 September, 2019

12 September, 2019

Inability to negotiate flexible working is common trigger for carers exiting employment

Review of research into caregiving and employment also finds Care Act carer assessments often fail to discuss impact of caring on work

12 September, 2019

Employment Tribunal claims increase by 14 per cent compared to same period in previous year

Ministry of Justice says increase is most likely due to continued effect of abolition of fees in July 2017

10 September, 2019

Labour Party announces plans to create new Ministry for Employment Rights and a Workers’ Protection Agency

A Labour government would introduce 'the biggest extension of rights for workers that our country has ever seen', says Jeremy Corbyn