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Latest News

24 July 2014

The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons on the 16th of July.

18 July 2014

The Migrant Advisory Committee (MAC) has released an extensive report drawing on proposals made in Labour Migration in Hard Times: Reforming Labour Market Regulation – an Institute of Employment Rights publication. The MAC supports the need for stronger labour regulations to protect vulnerable migrant workers, and confirms the need for greater resources and funding to ensure labour law is complied with.

Promoted Publication

TUPE 2014

By Richard Arthur

Published June 2014

As the author of this timely report notes, ‘The period since 1981 has seen the proliferation of privatisation and contracting out, with a dominant theme being a desire to reduce wages and other workforce-related costs.’ Against this background, TUPE has traditionally provided essential protections for workers. But how effective are those protections following changes introduced in January 2014?

Upcoming Conferences and Events

Employment Law Update 2014, London

07/10/2014 09:30

Tuesday 07 October 2014

A one-day conference
Diskus Room, Unite the Union, London

This 10th annual IER conference is designed to ensure trade union representatives are kept up to date and well-informed about developments in employment law. It is a must go to event for anyone with an interest in employment law and the protection of collective and individual workers' rights.