Article Tag: Employee Relations

A new equality law for agency workers – but will it help?

Agency Workers Regulations have been held up by some as the most significant change to employment law in a decade. The legislation, which came into force on October 1st this year, means that after just 12 weeks, agency workers can expect the same rights on key issues such as pay and holidays as permanent staff…. Read more »

Changes to the TUPE regulations for micro businesses

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) were designed to place specific obligations on businesses involved in business sale transactions and service provision changes in order to protect the rights of employees affected by those transactions. In 2013 the Government decided that changes need to be made to the TUPE regulations in… Read more »