Following a consultation issued by the coalition in January 2013, the government has now published a new consultation on changes to legislation which regulates employment agencies and employment businesses.
The chief executive of Sports Direct, David Forsey, has been prosecuted for failing to notify the department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) of collective redundancies at the fashion retailer, USC.
The Law Society and the President and Regional Employment Judges of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) have both called for a reform with regards to the process to bring an employment claim and the tribunal fees payable.
The Court of Appeal (CA) has applied the principles of 'no retroactivity' and 'future effects' by rejecting two appeals from individuals seeking to gain pension benefits based on changes to the law brought in following the end of their employment.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that workers who were temporarily laid off prior to a service provision change were still part of an organised grouping of employees for the purposes of TUPE and therefore could transfer to the new contractor.