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Lords seek govt backing to ban unpaid internships

27 October 2017

There was cross-party support in the House of Lords today for a ban on unpaid internships lasting over four weeks.

Employers 'using confusion over EU workers rights to exploit migrants'

27 October 2017

Employers are using EU workers' confusion over whether or not they will have a right to stay in a post-Brexit UK to exploit them, according to reports.

Parliament debates statutory Parental Bereavement Leave

23 October 2017

In its 2017 Manifesto, the Conservative Party vowed to provide additional rights for paid leave for parents who have lost a child.

Most Brits back ban on unpaid internships, poll reveals

23 October 2017

The vast majority of the UK public would back a ban on unpaid internships lasting four weeks or more, a new poll has revealed.

Five out of six workers never escape low pay, study finds

20 October 2017

The latest report from the Social Mobility Commission has found that only one in six low-paid workers escaped onto a higher wage over the last decade.

Employment tribunal fee refund scheme opens

20 October 2017

The government's compensation scheme for claimants who paid employment tribunal fees that have since been found unlawful opened today.

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