Conservatives pledge better employee representation on company boards

Conservatives pledge better employee representation on company boards   A new Conservative government would require listed companies to ensure the interests of their employees are sufficiently represented at board level, according to the party’s manifesto. The commitment is one of several proposals put forward by the party to ensure that boards “take account of the… Continue reading

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Labour party manifesto focuses on employment rights

__ – – The Labour party’s election manifesto was released this week and focuses on expanding employment rights in the UK. Among the new initiatives they will bring in include banning zero-hours contracts and raise the minimum wage in its manifesto released ahead of the June general election. – The manifesto also includes a pledge… Continue reading

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Theresa May promises workplace reforms in new manifesto

Theresa May promises workplace reforms in new manifesto   Theresa May has promised to provide the biggest expansion of workers rights by any Conservative government in history if they win next month’s election. – The upcoming manifesto will release 11 pledges of workplace reforms, which promises to solidify laws currently guaranteed by the EU after… Continue reading

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CIPD releases Work Manifesto ahead of general election

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CIPD releases Work Manifesto ahead of general election CIPD has released their work manifesto which urges politicians in the next government to improve the economy and prosperity of the UK. – Its Manifesto for Work, released ahead of the general election on 8 June, calls for: A pilot of revised Individual Learning Accounts, designed to… Continue reading

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Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers

   Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers The popular opinion of most employers in the UK is that following Brexit there is no requirement for a major overhaul of employment laws.   Research by CIPD, as featured on Personnel Today, asked more than 500 employers whether they viewed 28 different aspects of employment law… Continue reading

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