Posts Tagged: South Lanarkshire Employment Solicitors

Call for reform of the minimum wage

The man who implemented the national minimum wage in the UK has warned that it is no longer strong enough to tackle the country’s low pay problems. Professor Sir George Bain, the founding chair of the Low Pay Commission which recommends the rate of the minimum wage, is heading up a review of the policy’s… Read more »

Key workplace issues for 2014

Acas Chief Executive, Anne Sharp, has given her views on what will be the top workplace challenges for 2014. With organisations coming out of the recession, she believes that the coming year will continue to hold challenges for workplace relations, including tensions around zero hours contracts and pay. However, she also thinks that there will… Read more »

New funding to tackle maternity discrimination

A new £1 million programme of independent research to examine the extent of pregnancy discrimination in the UK and its effect on both families and the economy, has been given the go-ahead by the Government. Over nine thousand pregnancy discrimination claims have been brought against UK employers since 2007, and it has been nearly ten… Read more »