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Archives: November 2017

A framework for modern employment: “The Taylor Review Bill” published by Select Committees

Holding the Prime Minister to her word, the Work and Pensions Committee and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (the Committees) have published a joint report and a draft Bill on employment status and the gig economy. The Committees (chaired by Frank Field and Rachel Reeves, both Labour MPs) have taken the opportunity to remind Theresa May of the …

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Employment Tribunals: Refund scheme open to all

After an initial pilot phase the Employment Tribunal Refund Scheme has been opened up to all.

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Employment status: Uber loses appeal in the EAT

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down its judgment in one of the most significant employment status cases and has held that Uber drivers in London are workers, not self-employed contractors, for the purpose of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA), the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (NMWA).

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Uber Appeal dismissed in the Employment Appeal Tribunal

The EAT has handed down its judgment in the appeal brought by Uber against the decision of the Employment Tribunal that its drivers are ‘workers’ for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act 1996, the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (NMWA) and the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR).

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Brexit: Labour supply and the future world of work

The employment landscape is certainly changing, but as always businesses will adapt and find new solutions. Labour supply and fluctuating workforce demands present a real challenge to UK employers. Many employers are concerned about how much harder it will be to recruit the right talent post-Brexit and are looking for alternative ways of working. Employers who stay well informed, plan …

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