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HR policy and procedure is heavily influenced by employment law and that is dictated by the Government of the day. Here we provide guidance for HR and employers relating to political elections. Manifesto promises made in general elections, European elections, mayoral and local elections or specific referendums, can result in potential changes in employment law which HR professionals need to have in their sights.
8 Oct 2019
Two of the UK’s largest recruitment firms have both issued lacklustre trading statements as market conditions deteriorate, a trend confirmed with the latest data from the UK resourcing industry.
21 Sep 2019
Pressure is mounting on Labour from the unions to commit to repealing all anti-union legislation since the 1980s.
10 Sep 2019
A future Labour government would create a ministry of employment rights and a workers’ protection agency, Jeremy Corbyn has announced....
6 Sep 2019
John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has said a future Labour government could ban bonuses in the City, unless the financial...
6 Sep 2019
The chief constable of West Yorkshire Police has criticised the prime minister for making a political speech about Brexit while...
25 Feb 2019
Employees would have the right to request flexible working from day one of their employment under a Labour government, with ...
12 Jun 2017
Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a...
9 Jun 2017
Employment policies face an uncertain future after the general election ended in a hung parliament, with the Conservative party unable...
8 Jun 2017
Caroline Nugent is the new president of the Public Services People Managers’ Association (PPMA). On election day, she puts forward ...
7 Jun 2017
Tomorrow sees the most momentous election in Britain in decades. While we have focused on policies that might affect the...
7 Jun 2017
As campaigning draws to a close, we run down the policies that would most influence the employment landscape
31 May 2017
Labour would launch a policy to allow unskilled migrants into the UK after Brexit, according to a draft policy paper...
25 May 2017
Net migration to the UK in 2016 fell by 25% to 248,000, but immigration experts warn of a Brexit brain...
18 May 2017
Theresa May launched the Conservative Party’s 2017 election manifesto today, and for HR and employers there are no big surprises....