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Trade association warns the government that consultation is needed before agency worker regulation changes

The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and APSCo OutSource have written to Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), as… The post Trade association warns the government that consultation is needed before agency worker regulation changes appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

As the rail strike continues to cause chaos searches for ‘join union’ explode 184% amid fears of a ‘General Strike’

Analysis of Google search data reveals that searches for “join union” exploded 184% in the UK as of 22 June 2022 – the highest level in over a year as… The post As the rail strike continues to cause chaos searches for ‘join union’ explode 184% amid fears of a ‘General Strike’ appeared first on…

Millions of gig workers will be able to access their wages earlier thanks to new partnership

Millions of Brits will be offered the chance to get instant access to their salaries thanks to an exciting, new partnership. Data experts Unveel.io and London-based multi-channel voucher distribution platform borofree.com are teaming up… The post Millions of gig workers will be able to access their wages earlier thanks to new partnership appeared first on London Business News |…

Industry in turmoil: Insights show over half of transport workers don’t feel their views will be listened to

Alongside industrial action and travel disruptions, engagement data shows that more than half of transport workers (51%) don’t feel they will be listened to by their employers, revealing high levels… The post Industry in turmoil: Insights show over half of transport workers don’t feel their views will be listened to appeared first on London Business…

The median basic pay award remains unchanged at 4% in the three months to the end of May, but no closer to inflation

The latest data from XpertHR shows that the median basic pay increase in the three months to the end of May 2022 was worth 4%, unchanged from the previous month,… The post The median basic pay award remains unchanged at 4% in the three months to the end of May, but no closer to inflation…

87 per cent of workers are working longer hours than they are contracted to

A staggering 87 per cent of workers are working longer hours than they are contracted to, with most agreeing they have found themselves doing more when working from home according to… The post 87 per cent of workers are working longer hours than they are contracted to appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

73% of UK workers want a 4-day week but half don’t think their employer will deliver

As 70 UK companies start a four-day working week trial, labelled the biggest flexible working experiment of its kind, exclusive research from recruitment agency, Aspire, has found that almost three-quarters… The post 73% of UK workers want a 4-day week but half don’t think their employer will deliver appeared first on London Business News |…

Government’s plans to use agency workers to quell strikes breaches ‘international labour standards’

Responding to reports that the Government plans to repeal a legal ban on agency staff filling in for workers on strike, the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has warned… The post Government’s plans to use agency workers to quell strikes breaches ‘international labour standards’ appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Over a third of Brits now run a side-hustle, with many now making over £5,000 a year extra in additional income

Over a third (35%) of Brits now run a side hustle, and many are making over £5,000 a year each in additional income. The study by small business insurer Simply… The post Over a third of Brits now run a side-hustle, with many now making over £5,000 a year extra in additional income appeared first…

Cost of living concerns are pushing people to work more hours and through illness

New research highlights the significant impact of the cost of living crisis on people’s home and work life – driving them to change jobs, take on more hours, and even… The post Cost of living concerns are pushing people to work more hours and through illness appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

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