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  • EAT upholds decision that Addison Lee drivers are workers

    Date:
    15 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    Addison Lee has lost its claim at the Employment Appeal Tribunal that its drivers were self-employed.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Armed Forces (Terms of Service) (Amendments Relating to Flexible Working) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1166) introduce flexible working in the regular armed forces (Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army and Royal Air Force).

  • Commuting times on the rise regardless of how workers travel

    Date:
    14 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    The time it takes employees to get to and from work has increased over the past decade, even if they walk or cycle. Travel times to and from work are now five minutes longer than in 2007, according to analysis from the TUC.

  • Judge takes appeal to be recognised as 'worker' to the Supreme Court

    Date:
    14 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    A judge who is attempting to be recognised as a "worker", therefore entitling her to certain employment rights, is taking her appeal to the Supreme Court.

  • How can employers manage changes in childcare provision?

    Date:
    14 November 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The longstanding Childcare Vouchers scheme ended on 4 October and has been replaced by the government's Tax-Free Childcare scheme. How can employers navigate the new incentive and communicate the changes to staff? Julie Barker from Hawk Incentives looks at the options.

  • Christmas and New Year celebrations

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    We round up our resources that will help employers avoid problems at the work party and manage other issues that can arise during the festive season. Our resources include research on employers' arrangements for work, rest and celebrations over the Christmas and New Year period.

  • CIPD ACE 2018: Are employers putting enough trust in their staff?

    Date:
    12 November 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Agile working is often pitched as the solution to the UK's productivity and engagement issues, but do employers trust staff enough to deliver what is needed? Or are current flexible working policies too restrictive? Ashleigh Webber reports from the CIPD annual conference and exhibition.

  • Swedish derogation repeal likely in gig economy shake-up

    Date:
    12 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    Prime minister Theresa May is planning a series of measures to toughen workers' rights, including the ending of the Swedish derogation rule that allows employers to pay agency workers less than their permanent counterparts.

  • UK employers suffer 'labour supply shock' as migrant worker numbers fall

    Date:
    12 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    There has been a "reversal" in the number of migrants in workplaces as both EU and non-EU workers lose interest in coming to the UK to work.

  • Ryanair sacks stranded cabin crew for 'breach of trust'

    Date:
    8 November 2018
    Type:
    News

    Six Ryanair cabin crew were dismissed by the airline this week for "breach of trust" after a photograph was circulated on social media showing the employees apparently asleep on the floor at an airport crew room.

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