Following a review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (MSA) and the Home Office ‘Transparency in Supply Chains Consultation’ that closed in September 2019, the UK government is proposing a tightening of the reporting requirements placed on companies and public sector organisations under the MSA.
The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United Kingdom has caused employers to be increasingly concerned and uncertain regarding the future of their workforces. Below are some answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) that employers may be facing as the virus affects UK workforces.
The UK Parliament recently introduced a right to two weeks’ paid bereavement leave for employees who suffer the loss of a child or a stillbirth. The campaign for the new law was spearheaded by Lucy Herd following the accidental drowning of her son Jack.