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17 October 2014

The government has submitted evidence to the Low Pay Commission, which will help decide the level of the National Minimum Wage from October 2015.

17 October 2014

Alan Milburn, chair of the government’s Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission is to make the recommendation that interns should be paid the minimum wage.

16 October 2014

This week’s strikes come in the wake of the longest pay squeeze since the mid-Victorian era, according to new research by the TUC.

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

Equality and Discrimination: what next for equal rights?

19/11/2014 09:30
Europe/London

Wednesday 19 November 2014

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

Four years after the introduction of the Equality Act and where are we now? Leading equality experts from the law, trade unions and academia will come together to critically assess the latest case law, precedents and evidence and anticipate where they will lead us in terms of ensuring fairness at work for all.