The Good Work Plan: Employment Law Reforms

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 19 February 2019
Patricia Rooney
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This month’s problem concerns:

“I am a HR Manager for a company with sites throughout the UK. I am concerned that the Good Work Plan was issued in December 2018 and that there are some changes which will come into effect in April.  What can I do to prepare for these changes in our workforce?”

The Good Work Plan followed the Taylor Report and was seen as an attempt by the UK government to meet the changing needs of the employment world, including the gig economy.  In December 2018, the government published proposals to take forward some of those recommendations contained in the Taylor Report. 

You should however be aware that the Good Work Plan does not apply in Northern

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This article is correct at 19/02/2019

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