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Labour vows to lead by example to end employment "snobbery"

21 November 2018

The Labour Party has vowed to lead by example to spur a "deep-seated culture change" in the UK labour market in order to end "snobbery" in recruitment processes.

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20 November 2018

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Unions and employers call for mental health to be given same weight as physical health

19 November 2018

In an open letter signed by unions, employers and charities, Prime Minister Theresa May has been called upon to give mental health the same weight as physical health in the workplace.

UN human rights expert blasts UK govt for “social re-engineering” that has imposed “great misery” on British people

16 November 2018

Concluding his two-week visit to the UK, the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, Philip Alston, has published a scathing report that describes government policy as “social re-engineering” that has brought “great misery” to people across the UK.

New guidance withdrawing minimum wage from care workers published

15 November 2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released new National Minimum Wage guidance that withdraws the legal rate from care workers on sleep-in shifts.

Serious injuries and illegally low pay rife at hand car washes, inquiry finds

15 November 2018

An inquiry by the Environmental Audit Committee has found that workers at hand car washes across the UK are vulnerable to serious injuries and illegally low pay, as well as modern slavery.

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