employee rights

When is it too hot to work? Know your rights
Employment

When is it too hot to work? Know your rights

Brits are gearing up for a smoldering Summer with temperatures expected in the early thirties. Here are your rights when it comes to working in the heat

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage
Low pay

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage

Unpaid overtime could be pushing your pay below the minimum wage. Here’s how to get what you’re owed.

A new law could ban P&O Ferries from UK ports if it doesn’t pay staff minimum wage
Minimum wage

A new law could ban P&O Ferries from UK ports if it doesn’t pay staff minimum wage

But unions have raised concerns about how the new rules would be enforced.

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Sick pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?

Zero hour contracts: What rights do they provide and why do campaigners want them banned?
Zero hour contracts

Zero hour contracts: What rights do they provide and why do campaigners want them banned?

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Fresh calls to ban zero hour contracts as a third of workers are given just days’ notice of shifts
Zero hour contracts

Fresh calls to ban zero hour contracts as a third of workers are given just days’ notice of shifts

‘Employment watchdog’ needed to crackdown on bad bosses, says charity
Employment rights

‘Employment watchdog’ needed to crackdown on bad bosses, says charity

Ocado Zoom workers face ‘botched’ fire and rehire tactics as MP highlights their ‘appalling treatment’
Gig economy

Ocado Zoom workers face ‘botched’ fire and rehire tactics as MP highlights their ‘appalling treatment’

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers
Employment

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers

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