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International Workplace launches new digital subscription service, Workplace DNA®

Thursday 28 November marks a very special day for International Workplace, as we celebrate the launch of Workplace DNA®, our new digital subscription learning service. Five years in the making, we’re showcasing this innovative product a...


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Working carers: government must address the ‘gender care gap’

Employers need to support employees who are also carers to stay in work by adopting flexible working practices and a right to five to ten days of paid care leave, Carers UK has said. Figures released by the charity for Carers Rights Day reveal th...


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Government urged to provide certainty over future of health and safety

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged the UK Government to provide assurance and certainty on the future of the UK’s health and safety system, calling on any newly elected administration following the 12 December...


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New government must work with business to boost UK corporate governance, says IoD

The next government and business must work together after the General Election to restore trust in how British companies are run, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said in a new manifesto paper. Setting out a ten-point plan to boost UK corpora...


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Liberal Democrats will address “disastrous” IR35 changes

Recent proposals to change the IR35 rules will be reviewed under the Liberal Democrats manifesto, which was published on 20 November. The party also plans to end retrospective tax changes such as the loan charge brought in by the Conservatives, so...


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Call for new government to create a National Minimum Wage for the self-employed

A new report from think tank Demos, looking at financial security for the modern, liquid workforce is calling for the next government to introduce a Self-Employed National Minimum Wage, as a crucial step towards improving financial security for lo...