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Differences in reporting on ethnicity pay must be recognised to repeat gender pay success

Unless key differences with gender pay issues are recognised, there is a “significant risk” that reporting ethnicity pay levels could be “counterproductive”, according to the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) in its re...


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International Workplace celebrates success at Learning Awards

International Workplace celebrated success at the Learning Awards 2019 last night as a finalist in the ‘Learning Technologies’ category. Over 400 peers from the learning industry attended the prestigious event hosted by the Learning ...


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Uber loses another gig economy appeal

In its third legal defeat in as many years, Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers, rather than self-employed, and are therefore entitled to rights such as holiday pay and the minimum wage.  T...


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Tougher regulatory system for building safety introduced

A stronger and more effective regulatory framework is being introduced to improve building safety. This will mean tougher sanctions for those who disregard residents’ safety, more rigorous standards and guidance for those undertaking buildi...


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New environment protections set out in flagship bill

Draft clauses for the first Environment Bill for 20 years have been published by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove. Announced by the Prime Minister in July 2018, the Environment Bill will be an essential step to put environmental ambition a...


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Largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights

The government has announced its biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years, with ambitious reforms to ensure the UK leads the world in meeting the challenges of the changing world of work. The package of new legislation and measures,...