On Track with Diversity: 2019 edition

By Nadia Motraghi & Ijeoma Omambala

Published June 2019

In this report the authors, Nadia Motraghi and Ijeoma Omambala, two lawyers specialising in equality and diversity laws and practices from Old Square Chambers, review and analyse the current rail workforce to discover how representative it is of the population it serves, and make recommendations for improvement.

Labour Law Highlights 2019

Edited by Stuart Brittenden and Betsan Criddle

Published March 2019

In this popular annual update to case law, the IER’s regular team of barristers at Old Square Chambers guides readers through key decisions in the last year that may prove instructive to trade unions and potential claimants as to the likely approach of Judges to forthcoming cases.

The Welfare State, wages & work: Disintegration or renewal?

By Keith Puttick

Published March 2019

In this book, Keith Puttick examines the work-welfare interface through time, highlighting how changes in attitude and policy around the benefits system has had a deleterious effect on labour standards in the workplace

Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law

edited by John Hendy QC, Professor Keith Ewing and Carolyn Jones

Rolling out the Manifesto for Labour Law

The IER’s 2016 Manifesto for Labour Law garnered support from major unions across the UK, the Green Party, the Scottish Nationalist Party, and most of all the Labour Party. Indeed the Labour Party’s popular and influential 2017 Manifesto For the Many, Not the Few adopted many of the IER’s recommendations as a blueprint for future reform.




Labour Law Highlights 2017

edited by Rebecca Tuck

Labour Law Highlights 2017

2017 has been a key year for employment law, with Unison’s success in its judicial review against tribunal fees; the implementation of the Trade Union Act 2016; the publishing of the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, which puts forth recommendations for the reform of labour law in light of the burgeoning ‘gig economy’; and the continued negotiation of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.



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