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star this property date less than 2016-11-22more like thismore than 2016-11-22
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will publish advice for employers on how to support parents of premature or sick babies; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eastbourne more like this
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Caroline Ansell more like this
star this property uin 54129 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-11-28more like thismore than 2016-11-28
star this property answer text <p>There is guidance on entitlement to different types of family related leave and pay on gov.uk and on the Acas website. This is relevant to all new parents, including those who have had a premature child, and their employers. The Acas guidance includes an on-line tool for employers which, for example, helps them manage their employees return to work.</p><p> </p><p>The Acas website also includes guidance for employers on good practice in managing absence, including circumstances in which staff need time off to care for premature or sick babies.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2016-11-28T15:04:29.317Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Ansell more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-12-06more like thismore than 2016-12-06
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to the ruling of the Employment Tribunal on Aslam and others vs Uber of 28 October 2016, case number 2202550/2015, relating to the employment classification of Uber drivers, if he will estimate how many other such subordinate workers there are in the UK who are classified with a different legal status. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 56428 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-12-12more like thismore than 2016-12-12
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not collate data on the employment status of those in the UK labour market with regard to employment rights.</p><p> </p><p>However, Matthew Taylor has been asked to conduct an independent review which includes considering the implications for employment rights and other policies of the emergence of new business models such as on–demand platforms.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2016-12-12T16:58:02.317Zmore like thismore than 2016-12-12T16:58:02.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-18more like thismore than 2017-01-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will take steps to amend his Department's policy on changing an employment contract to prevent employers firing and rehiring employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 60558 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-23more like thismore than 2017-01-23
star this property answer text <p>Government has no plans at present to change this policy.</p><p>The UK labour market allows individuals and employers to agree employment contracts and patterns of work that suit them and does not want to restrict people’s ability to choose how they work, nor impose strict unnecessary regulations on businesses.</p><p>However, Government is clear that employers must take their employment law responsibilities seriously and cannot simply opt out of their responsibilities or avoid the law.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-23T16:28:12.943Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-23T16:28:12.943Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-01-18more like thismore than 2017-01-18
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) small, (b) medium-sized and (c) large businesses that have fired and rehired employees in accord with his Department's guidance on changing an employment contract in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Linlithgow and East Falkirk more like this
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Martyn Day more like this
star this property uin 60570 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-01-23more like thismore than 2017-01-23
star this property answer text <p>Government does not collect information on terminated and re-instated employment contracts. Employment contracts and contractual changes are a matter for the individual and the employer to agree, but they must comply with the legal framework.</p><p>Guidance on the GOV.UK website reflects the legal requirements employers must follow when asking individuals to consider contractual changes. The guidance also provides advice on recourse available if an individual feels they have been unfairly treated.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-01-23T16:29:08.947Zmore like thismore than 2017-01-23T16:29:08.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Martyn Day more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to transpose into UK legislation, both pre- and post-Brexit, all European employment rights. more like this
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Lord Monks more like this
star this property uin HL6239 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-04more like thismore than 2017-04-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government remains committed to protecting and enhancing workers’ rights following the UK’s exit from the EU. All employment rights which currently apply in the UK, including those derived from EU law, will continue to be guaranteed after exit. The Great Repeal Bill will provide the mechanism for this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-04-04T11:29:20.993Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-04T11:29:20.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Monks more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-04-04more like thismore than 2017-04-04
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of Santander’s reported use of employment contracts guaranteeing one hour of work per month, what is their estimate of the number of people who are currently employed on such contracts in the UK. more like this
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Lord Mendelsohn more like this
star this property uin HL6631 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-04-18more like thismore than 2017-04-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not collect information on specific short hour contracts.</p><p> </p><p>The Government believes everyone deserves to be treated fairly at work regardless of the type of contract they are on and what their working pattern is, and is absolutely clear that employers must take their employment law responsibilities seriously.</p><p> </p><p>This is why we have asked Matthew Taylor to look at employment practices in the modern economy which is considering the impact of non-standard working arrangements on employment status and employment rights.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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less than 2017-04-18T13:13:16.123Zmore like thismore than 2017-04-18T13:13:16.123Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Mendelsohn more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-07-13more like thismore than 2017-07-13
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what safeguards his Department has put in place to protect people employed on flexible contracts from exploitation by their employers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
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Neil Gray more like this
star this property uin 4890 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The availability of atypical employment provides a number of benefits for workers who cannot or do not want to commit to ‘standard’ full-time employment. This results in high participation rates among groups which might otherwise be excluded from work altogether, like mothers returning to work.</p><p>The UK’s flexible labour market means those who work in flexible arrangements continue to be entitled to employment protections regardless of the contract type. But we recognise that there are instances where the UK labour market is not working fairly for everyone and is why we asked Matthew Taylor to carry out his independent Review of Working Practices. Our full response later this year will reflect Government’s position and next steps.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-07-18T15:17:53.76Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-18T15:17:53.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Neil Gray more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment the Government has made of whether all employees should have rights to parental leave, holiday pay, full sick pay and guaranteed hours. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 8838 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>I made an oral statement to the House on 11 July 2017 to announce the publication of the Matthew Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.</p><p> </p><p>The Review looked at ways to ensure that the regulatory framework surrounding employment, and the support Government provides to businesses and workers, was keeping pace with changes in the labour market and the economy.</p><p> </p><p>The report is comprehensive and detailed and will require detailed, careful thought and further consultation. It is important that we take action where we need to.</p><p> </p><p>This Government will give the report the careful consideration it deserves and will respond in full later this year.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-09-11T12:53:56.44Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T12:53:56.44Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-11-10more like thismore than 2017-11-10
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what progress he has made in making written contracts of employment a legal requirement for all employees regardless of the terms and conditions of their employment in order to protect their employment rights; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Eastbourne more like this
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Stephen Lloyd more like this
star this property uin 112250 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-17more like thismore than 2017-11-17
star this property answer text <p>Employees who are employed for one month or more have a statutory right to receive a written statement setting out the main particulars of their employment.</p><p>Employees who do not receive a written statement, or who believe it to be inaccurate or incomplete, may refer the matter to an employment tribunal.</p><p>An employee is engaged under a contract of employment, which is brought into existence by an employee’s acceptance of the terms and conditions of employment offered by an employer. The terms of the contract may be expressed or implied, and if expressed, may be written or oral.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Stourbridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Margot James more like this
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less than 2017-11-17T15:51:03.97Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-17T15:51:03.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Margot James more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Lloyd more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
star this property answering dept id 201 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy more like this
star this property hansard heading Conditions of Employment remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the oral contribution of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy of 7 February 2018, Official Report, Column 1497, on the Taylor Review, what his Department’s definition is of a stable contract. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 127379 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-20more like thismore than 2018-02-20
star this property answer text <p>In the Government response to the Taylor Review we set a clear path for action. We now need to consult to get more detail and look at how we implement particular recommendations. As Matthew Taylor reported, improving work is a complex, multi-faceted and long-term challenge. We are setting the direction for employment law for decades to come and that will take time and it needs to be right.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Burton more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Griffiths more like this
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127377 more like this
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less than 2018-02-20T12:08:32.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-20T12:08:32.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Griffiths more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock more like this