• 16 Feb 2018

Tax-Free Childcare opens to all parents with children under 12

Tax-Free Childcare is now open to all remaining eligible working parents with children under 12 who can apply for up to £2,000 of childcare support per child, p...

  • 16 Feb 2018

New campaign launched to increase shared parental leave

Take up of Shared Parental Leave could be as low as 2%. Around 285,000 couples every year qualify but only half of the general public are unaware that the optio...

  • 09 Feb 2018

Characteristics and experiences of individuals in the gig economy

Alongside the publication of the government response to Taylor review BEIS also published two reports that detail the research findings on the characteristics o...

  • 08 Feb 2018

BEIS and the Ministry of Justice consult on enforcement of employment rights

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) together with the Ministry of Justice have a published a consultation that sets out the governm...

  • 08 Feb 2018

The use of Pay Between Assignment contracts for agency workers including the role of umbrella organisations

A study, published by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) seeks to understand the reasons why individuals choose to sign up to Pay...

  • 08 Feb 2018

Modern working practices - government respond to the Taylor review

As the much awaited government response to the Matthew Taylor review is published we see that all but one of his recommendations have been acted upon.