Does the recent spate of employment status cases have implications for all employers, or just for the gig economy sector? Fiona Rushforth analyses the Uber, CitySprint and Pimlico Plumbers cases for indications of a shift in approach to the classifications of worker or self-employed status.
Philip Hammond used the Spring Budget to launch a series of measures aimed at boosting technical skills and productivity and raising tax contributions from workers who are self-employed or who operate through limited companies.
Are you firming up plans for spending your apprenticeship funding once the levy comes in next month? One avenue worth exploring is degree apprenticeships, and training providers can help your organisation test the waters. David Willett, head of propositions at the Open University, explains.
The Government's flagship industrial strategy, set out in a Green Paper in January, lacks the necessary detail and commitments required for its proposals to succeed, a parliamentary committee has said.
Conciliation service Acas has issued new guidance to help employers understand gig economy working, on the back of the ongoing Taylor review of modern workplaces and a slew of employment status cases.
The Government yesterday outlined its plans to bolster Britain's productivity through a new industrial strategy.
The Work and Pensions Committee has announced an inquiry into the UK welfare system's ability to adequately support the growing number of gig economy workers.
The review looks into the impact of changes to the labour market, addressing questions on issues such as job security, wage levels and employees' rights.
Government failure to address inadequacies in careers guidance is "unacceptable", according to the chairs of the Education, Skills and the Economy Committee.