Spain passes landmark gig economy law

Food delivery and courier companies in Spain now three months to employ drivers as staff under a landmark new law. The post Spain passes landmark gig economy law appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

New EU employment law to be reviewed by Parliament post-Brexit

Theresa May will today unveil how the UK government will handle emerging EU laws concerning workers’ rights after Brexit. The... The post New EU employment law to be reviewed by Parliament post-Brexit appeared first... Read more »

The Good Work Plan: how should employers prepare?

In December 2018, the government set out the reforms it planned to introduce as part of the Good Work Plan,... The post The Good Work Plan: how should employers prepare? appeared first on... Read more »

New rights for agency and temporary workers revealed

New legislation to bolster workers’ rights, including an extension of the right to a written statement of entitlements and closing...

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Agency workers earn £400 a year less than directly employed colleagues

Agency workers are subject to a “pay penalty” of 16p an hour if they are in the same job for...

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Swedish derogation repeal likely in gig economy shake-up

Prime minister Theresa May is planning a series of measures to toughen workers’ rights, including the ending of the Swedish...

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Most employers back idea for stable contract requests

Two-thirds of employers back the introduction of a right for agency workers and zero-hours contract workers to request a stable... The post Most employers back idea for stable contract requests appeared first on... Read more »

Labour enforcement body calls for crackdown on worker exploitation

The Director for Labour Market Enforcement has called for higher financial penalties for employers who exploit workers and flout employment... The post Labour enforcement body calls for crackdown on worker exploitation appeared first... Read more »

What are the legal rights of agency workers?

“Presenteeism” has more than tripled since 2010, says the CIPD, hitting a record high.

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Fifth of employers uncertain about permanent hiring plans

Economic uncertainty continues to affect hiring decisions, with almost one-fifth (18%) of employers unsure whether they need to increase their... The post Fifth of employers uncertain about permanent hiring plans appeared first on... Read more »
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