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Government announces workplace reforms to protect the modern workforce

Will  plans announced by Government to improve the rights of workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees and those working in the gig economy, live up to their promise?

Warning over impact of new tribunal reforms

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has warned that the government’s plans to introduce a fee for workers to bring cases to an employment tribunal could lead to more staff disputes, the Telegraph has reported. Andrew Wareing, chief operating officer at Acas, has suggested that the proposed plans could result in companies not bothering…

Minister unveils plans to reform apprenticeships

The government is introducing new measures to improve the quality of apprenticeships, it has been revealed this week. The reforms, aimed at raising training standards, were announced by the skills minister John Hayes during a parliamentary debate earlier in the week. The National Apprenticeship Scheme (NAS), run by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,…