Labour market reform

What the government is doing about labour market reform

Services

  1. Complain about pay and work rights

    Use the online form to complain about not being paid the National Minimum Wage, employment agencies, gangmasters or working hours.

  2. Right to request flexible working: application form

    This form is required to make an application to work flexibly under the right provided in law to eligible employees.

  3. Trade union recognition: make an application

    Make, or respond to, an application for trade union recognition under Part I of Schedule A1 to the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.

  4. Would disclosing information harm the business: make an application

    Make, or respond to, an application under Regulation 26(2) of the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 2004.

  5. Trade union derecognition: make an application

    Make, or respond to, an application to the CAC under Parts IV and V of Schedule A1 to the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Calculating the minimum wage
  2. Whistleblowing: list of prescribed people and bodies
  3. Providing a 'Key information document' for agency workers: guidance for employment businesses
  4. Agency Workers Regulations 2010: guidance for recruiters
  5. Shared parental leave and pay: employers' technical guide
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News and communications

  1. Low Pay Commission welcomes new remit from Government
  2. LPC Research: Invitation to Tender for 2020 Report and beyond
  3. Naming employers who fail to pay minimum wage to be resumed under revamped rules
  4. National Living Wage to hit 60 per cent target in April
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Research and statistics

  1. Non-compliance and enforcement of the National Minimum Wage
  2. The National Minimum Wage in 2020
  3. National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage: government evidence on compliance and enforcement, 2019
  4. Labour market and skills projections: 2017 to 2027
  5. Developing and enhancing a labour market information database: LMI for All
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Low Pay Commission consultation 2020
  2. Carer’s leave
  3. National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage: Low Pay Commission remit 2020
  4. National minimum wage law: enforcement
  5. National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage: government response to the Low Pay Commission’s Autumn 2019 recommendations
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Labour Market Enforcement: annual report 2017 to 2018
  2. Employment Agency Standards (EAS) Inspectorate: annual report, 2017 to 2018
  3. Employment Agency Standards (EAS) Inspectorate: annual report, 2016 to 2017
  4. Employment Agencies Standards (EAS) Inspectorate: Business Impact Target
  5. Employment Agency Standards (EAS) Inspectorate: enforcement policy statement
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