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May welcomes ‘Good Work Plan’ to improve worker rights

Posted: 7th March 2018   In: Business Employment

The government is set to launch its ‘Good Work Plan’ to keep employment laws up-to-date with the changing world of work in the modern economy.

It follows recommendations made in the Taylor Review of working practices and it is hoped that millions of workers will benefit from the reforms.

The government will seek to protect workers’ rights by:

The government says it will ensure workers are paid fairly by:

The government will increase transparency in the business environment by:

In some cases the government plans to go further than the review’s proposals, including:

Prime Minister Theresa May said: “We recognise the world of work is changing and we have to make sure we have the right structures in place to reflect those changes, enhancing the UK’s position as one of the best places in the world to do business.”

We shall keep clients aware of developments.

Please contact Robert Bedford if you would like more information about the issues raised in this article or any aspect of employment law.