UK records biggest fall in working hours since 1971

The number of weekly working hours in the UK has fallen by 16.7%, the largest decrease since records began in 1971 with total hours dropping to their lowest level since the early summer of 1997. Total weekly hours have fallen by 175.3 million to 877.1 million hours...
Budget 2020: Seven things employers may have missed

Budget 2020: Seven things employers may have missed

Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement yesterday was rightly focused on the how the government would support employers and workers as the UK attempts to contain the...
Uber drivers in France are employees

Uber drivers in France are employees

Uber drivers in France are employees and not self-employed, the country’s highest court has confirmed. The landmark ruling, which confirms the Paris Court of Appeal’s January 2019 finding that Uber drivers have employee status, could also have ramifications for other...