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Plan to ban zero hour contract ‘exclusivity clauses’ published by UK government

‘ Exclusivity clauses ’ , preventing workers on so-called zero hour contracts from working for another employer even when no work is guaranteed, are to be banned in the UK, business secretary Vince Cable has confirmed. 01 Jul 2014

Queen's speech announcements on low paid work will "level playing field" for legitimate businesses, says expert

Proposals to crack down harder on those who abuse the UK's national minimum wage rules and outlaw certain abuses in the use of zero-hours contracts show that the government is "not averse to a little lighter regulation around low-paid workers", an expert has... 05 Jun 2014

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ICO highlights data protection obligations for employers dealing with TUPE disclosures

Businesses are being warned about their data protection obligations when disclosing employee information under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) regime. 04 Jun 2014

UK Supreme Court decision "opens door" for certain employment-related claims by members of partnerships, says expert

Professional services firms that operate as limited liability partnerships (LLPs) could be open to certain employment-related claims from aggrieved former members of the LLP following a recent UK Supreme Court decision, an expert has said. 23 May 2014

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