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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is the department responsibile for business, industrial strategy, science, innovation, energy, and climate change. It follows the merger in 2016 of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), a reorganisation which also saw apprenticeships and the skills agenda move to the Department for Education (DfE).
21 May 2019
The government is accused of dragging its feet over protections for new mothers as a private member's bill is introduced in the House of Commons...
26 Mar 2019
Companies must do more to link executive pay to that of the rest of their workforce according to MPs who...
6 Mar 2019
Theresa May will today unveil how the UK government will handle emerging EU laws concerning workers’ rights after Brexit.
4 Mar 2019
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and confidentiality clauses that attempt to conceal harassment and discrimination could be made unlawful under proposals announced by government.
25 Jan 2019
Pregnant women and new mothers returning to work after having children are to receive greater protection from being treated unfairly,...
12 Dec 2018
The TUC has called for the government to set a target for a million new manufacturing and hi-tech jobs by...
6 Jul 2018
The second annual Health and Safety Executive lecture took place in April. This year’s speaker was Dr Richard Heron, chief...
20 Jun 2018
Keeping on top of employment law developments can feel like a full-time job for HR professionals, but that’s just the...
12 Feb 2018
The Government has launched a campaign to promote shared parental...
7 Dec 2017
Courier company Hermes has sought to distance itself from the criticism surrounding gig economy employers by claiming its use of...
27 Nov 2017
The Government has today released its flagship Industrial Strategy, aimed at boosting productivity and economic performance in the UK.
20 Nov 2017
The Work and Pensions Committee and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee have produced a draft Bill designed to...
2 Nov 2017
A government scheme designed to help social care providers comply with minimum wage legislation has been described as a “suicide...
7 Jun 2017
As campaigning draws to a close, we run down the policies that would most influence the employment landscape