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PhD Studentship: Employment Rights and the Shareholder: Workers Rights vs ‘Owners’ Rights

24 April 2018

Applications are invited to undertake a full time three year PhD studentship starting in October 2018.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 09 May 2018 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 15 May 2018

Where to find the IER this conference season

20 April 2018

If you're planning to attend your union conference this summer, be sure to look out for the Institute of Employment Rights and come and say hello!

Nearly 40% of 'apprenticeships' are bogus, analysis finds

20 April 2018

Employers are rebadging pre-existing low-paid jobs and training course as apprenticeships, thereby shifting the cost of upskilling to the government and dodging the minimum wage.

MPs urge govt to take action on gender pay gap

19 April 2018

MPs have urged the government to take action on the gender pay gap after one in ten employers failed to comply with reporting rules.

Institute of Employment Rights to launch in Scotland

19 April 2018

Labour movement think tank the Institute for Employment Rights (IER) is to open a Scotland division.

MPs accuse government of dragging its feet on bogus self-employment

19 April 2018

The Chairs of the Work and Pensions (DWP) Select Committee and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Select Committee have criticised the lack of government action on bogus self-employment.

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