We discuss Matthew Taylor's review of modern employment practices, which outlined seven key principles for "good quality work for all".
Updated to include information on the Trade Union (Wales) Act 2017, which provides for a prohibition on engaging agency workers to replace workers taking lawful industrial action.
Updated to include guidance from the NHS Staff Council in relation to pay and conditions of apprentices in the NHS.
The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which was due to come into force on 1 April, has been dropped.
The ban on certain agency staff in the NHS, which comes into force on 1 April, will "remove a lifeline" from NHS trusts, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation has claimed.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed the correct approach that tribunals should follow when calculating compensation for an infringement of reg.5(1) of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.
Updated to include information on Amissah and others v Trainpeople.Co.Uk Ltd, an EAT decision on compensation for breaches of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010.
In McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust  IRLR 742 EAT, the EAT held that, in order for a claimant to be a "worker" within the meaning of the extended "whistleblower" definition in s.43K of the Employment Rights Act 1996, all that is required is that the end user substantially determined the terms under which the claimant carried out his or her work. It is not necessary to show that the end user determined those terms to any greater or lesser degree than the agency, of whom the claimant might also be an employee or worker.
The Government seeks views on the status and rights of workers, agency workers, the self-employed and those working in the "gig economy", as well as the role of trade unions in representing these workers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to agency workers.