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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy remove filter
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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
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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