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28 August 2014

Bromley council has been ordered to pay over £64,000 in compensation after offering employees cash incentives to give up employment rights.

28 August 2014

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has launched a consultation on the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. The consultation seeks to find loopholes in clause 139 of the Zero Hours Contracts (ZHC) section of the bill: the proposed ban on exclusivity clauses. Exclusivity clauses in ZHCs aim to prevent employees from obtaining work elsewhere.

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.