Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for January 2017 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 12 April 2017.
The main provisions of the Trade Union Act 2016 came into effect on 1 March 2017.
The Government launches a call for evidence on electronic balloting as part of its independent review into alternative methods of balloting for industrial action.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers the additional restrictions on industrial action for "important public services" under the Trade Union Act 2016. He also explains why any further limitations on industrial action might not be wise with Brexit on the horizon.
Updated to take into account the publication of Regulations that define important public services for industrial action ballots and the draft revised Code of practice on industrial action ballots and notice to employers.
Fifty Conservative MPs have demanded tougher strike laws be introduced to stop the "widespread misery" suffered by Southern Rail commuters being repeated.
Sir Ken Knight, the former chief fire and rescue adviser, will lead an independent review of online voting for industrial action ballots, the Government has announced.
The Welsh Government consults on the ban on employing agency workers to cover for striking workers.
The autumn months promise to be a busy period for HR practitioners as they get to grips with a host of employment law changes. Bar Huberman sets out the top 10 upcoming legislative changes that employers need to be ready for, even though many implementation dates have yet to be confirmed.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to industrial disputes.