The Equality and Human Rights Commission ("EHRC") is Great Britain's national equality body with responsibility for promoting and upholding equality laws. They recently published a report regarding the practice of Elite Careplus Limited (ECL) asking pre-employment health questions.
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Various bodies, including the Trades Union Congress and the Royal College of Midwives, are calling for a reform of statutory parental leave (SPL), a right introduced by the UK Government in April 2015 as one of its heralded family friendly policies. So what is the current situation, and what could change?
The ruling in the Uber case is an extremely important one that will have significant repercussions for those companies operating in the wider "gig economy" in the UK.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of the group of Uber drivers, saying they are workers – and not self-employed contractors - for the purposes of the relevant legislation.
After the UK Government indicated the possibility of "scrapping" some EU labour laws that the UK has previously been bound by, the planned consultation attracted criticism. The UK Government has now said it is "not interested in watering down workers’ rights", although it is still possible that there will be a review undertaken at some future date.