High-profile cases involving self-employed drivers for the likes of Uber and Deliveroo have focused heavily on employment status and rights. But HR professionals must not forget that so-called gig economy workers could raise other potential legal issues.
In this week's podcast, we give an overview of the apprenticeships system, focusing on the situation for employers in England.
Half of people on zero hours contracts wrongly believe that they are not entitled to paid holidays, research by Citizens Advice has revealed.
Government must close the loopholes that allow "gig economy" companies to engage people on a supposedly "self-employed" basis, a committee of MPs has said.
Kirsti Laird is senior associate at Charles Russell Speechlys. She rounds up the latest rulings.
Gig workers need more legal power to hold companies to account to make the gig economy fit for the future, according to a new report.
Uber has received leave to appeal the decision on the employment status of its drivers to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT).
Companies that want to employ people on zero hours contracts could face a hike in the minimum wage rate, the author of a review into modern working practices has proposed.
Revised to reflect the introduction of the apprenticeship levy and the move away from apprenticeship "frameworks" towards apprenticeship "standards".
Practical guidance on employing an apprentice in England, including the apprenticeship levy and the funding of apprenticeships; apprenticeship standards and frameworks; selecting a training provider; and recruiting an apprentice.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to contracts of employment.