Pay & benefits

Workers in ‘postcode lottery’ for self-isolation payments

The government should ‘urgently review’ its £500 compensation scheme for workers who have been asked to self isolate by NHS...

Business secretary denies plans to rip-up workers’ rights

Kwasi Kwarteng has denied reports that government wants to scrap the 48-hour limit, regulations on rest periods and other elements of the EU Working Time Directive

Pandemic’s lasting legacy to be key theme of the People in Law Conference 2021

The long-term effects of Covid-19, creating an ideal culture and how learnings from other industries can be applied to the...

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Five employment law cases that will shape 2021

Stephen Simpson looks at five important employment law cases that will grab the headlines in 2021, covering significant issues such...

Morrisons £10 an hour pay deal is first for UK supermarket

Supermarket chain Morrisons has promised to pay staff a minimum of £10 an hour in a new pay deal that...

UK has 21st most complex HR in Europe

The HR and payroll environment in the UK is one of the most complex in Europe, according to research, although...

Part-time, low-paid and ethnic minority workers facing poverty

Part-time, low-paid and ethnic minority workers are among those struggling most to stay afloat during the current economic crisis, but...

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