Taylor Employment Practices Review Comes to Belfast

Posted in : NI on 6 March 2017
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In October 2016 Matthew Taylor was asked by the Prime Minister to conduct an independent review to look at whether employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business models.

Matthew and the review’s expert panel have launched their nationwide tour, with cities including Glasgow, Norwich, Cardiff, Belfast and Newcastle among those being visited to collect evidence and build an understanding of how people work in different parts of the country.

Where & When
The Belfast event will take place on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM GMT at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast.

Register here: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/modern-employment-review-belfast-tickets-32121568476

If you are not able to attend but would like to contribute to the discussion you can do so at:

https://beis.dialogue-app.com/matthew-taylor-review

OR email:

Modernemploymentreview@beis.gov.uk

*** Couldn't be more timely. The BBC reports that the number of people on controversial zero hours contracts has reached a record high of 910,000. New figures based on an analysis of Office for National Statistics data reveal that 110,000 more people were on contracts that do not guarantee work in 2016 compared with the same period in 2015. That's an increase of nearly 14%, and 30% higher than 2014. More:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-39147135

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