The UK is now jostling to understand the implications of the General Election after a high-tension 24 hours resulted in a hung parliament with no single party holding a majority.
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From immigration to employment law and workers rights, the General Election has hardly left the national headlines over the last few weeks and there are many work-related issues that could be affected. We’ve pulled together a brief summary of the election’s three front-runners here to help you compare policies on all things work-related, from zero-hour contracts…
Immigration takes centre stage again with the general election around the corner. We take a closer look at what each Party is proposing in their manifestos and what impact these policies may have on UK businesses.
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.
How much will employment rights feature during the general election campaign? While the political parties rush to put together their manifestos, Patrick Glencross of law firm Cripps reviews the employment-related pledges which are emerging from the early days of the campaign, and adds some predictions for other ideas and proposals to look out for among the daily stream of slogans and soundbites.
While it is natural for employees to discuss current events at the workplace, how far should the political discussions reach? What are an employer’s obligations to keep the office politics free? Here are four essential things every employer needs to know.
On Tuesday morning Prime Minister Theresa May, after much trepidation, has announced that a general election will be held on the 8th June.
*Well, sort of.
A look at what the conservative government is proposing in the next five years regarding employment law and how this will affect workers and their families.
The National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) welcomed Ros Altmann as the new Minister of State (Minister for Pensions) this week as the UK reacts to Prime Minister David Cameron’s ministerial appointments following the Conservatives majority victory in last week’s General Election. The NAPF represent over 1,300 pension schemes that provide pensions for over 17 million…
With Ros Altmann confirmed as the next pensions minister, Alan Higham Retirement Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment has put together a Ten Point Plan that Dr Altmann should keep at the forefront of her mind when starting her new brief.
The Conservative Party have returned to parliament alone following last week’s general election when they gained a majority with a surprising 331 seats to Labour’s 232. The Scottish National Party (SNP) won 56 of the 59 available in Scotland, the DUP took 8 in Northern Ireland, the Liberal Democrats slipped to just 8 seats and…
On June 2, InsideHR returns for a live webinar debate that will delve into the post election aftermath and what a Conservative majority government will mean for UK workplaces, employment law, employee wellbeing and much more.
A national exit poll predicts that the Conservatives will be the largest party in a hung Parliament. With polling stations now closed for two hours and with only a handful of constituencies having official results thus far, it remains to be seen if the NOP/MORI exit polling will be as accurate as it was in…
As part of their manifesto for the 2015 General Election, the Liberal Democrats have recognised the inequality in mental health care, acknowledging that mental health conditions will affect one in four people in the UK throughout a lifetime and that the prevalence of such conditions costs the country as much as £100 billion each year.