Labour Party's employment law proposals

The Labour Party has published far-reaching proposals for the reform of workplace rights which would move away from the current system of enforcement via the tribunal system to instead having more enforcement via government agencies.

October 2019 inflation data

The UK’s main inflation measure in October 2019 was 1.5%.

Sickness absence in 2018

The latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal that an average of 4.4 days per worker were lost to sickness absence in 2018.

Compulsory employee references?

The government is to consult on whether employers should be compelled to provide basic references for former employees.

Pay data: three months to September 2019

Various research organisations have published pay data for the three months to September 2019 along with predictions for the following months.

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