With the General election only a week away, business, individuals and HR teams alike will be wondering how the next UK Government plans to respond to the changing employment landscape. We’ve pulled together a brief summary of the election’s three front-runners to help you compare policies on all things work-related, from zero-hour contracts to maternity and paternity pay.
Tags: Conservative Party
Theresa May is promising what she says would be the biggest expansion of workers’ rights by any Conservative government in history, if the party retains power.
The Tory MP is being accused of threatening to sack a member of staff who asked to take four weeks off work sick on the advice of her doctor.
Workers under 25 are ‘not productive’ enough to deserve the new living wage, Cabinet Office minister Matthew Hancock has said. The living wage rise to £9 for over 25s by 2020 is one of the key planks of Chancellor George Osborne’s economic strategy.