Queen’s Speech 2017: Changes to company boards absent

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Queen’s Speech 2017: Changes to company boards absent A promise in the Conservative Party’s manifesto to increase employee representation on boards appears to have fallen by the wayside following the Queen’s Speech. Practitioners believe this indicates employee representation is no longer a ‘legislative priority’ with the government instead choosing to focus on implementing increases to… Continue reading

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General Election manifesto digest – a breakdown for HR professionals

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General Election manifesto digest – a breakdown for HR professionals     HR Review have gathered a basic breakdown for HR Professionals about some of the proposals regarding employment by the political parties vying for victory at the election on June the 8th.   Hours & Pay Labour: The Labour party have proposed to ban zero-hours… 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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