Employment news from UK Parliament.
Detailed check of Professional Qualifications Bill continues
Members check the bill line by line. Learn more
11 June 2021
MPs debate petitions on the protection of retail workers
On Monday 7 June, MPs will debate petitions relating to the protection of retail workers.
03 June 2021
Employment Bill: Committees call on Government to bring forward workers’ rights plans
The Work and Pensions and BEIS committees have published correspondence calling on the Government to bring forward the Employment Bill to tackle insecure work.
27 May 2021
Impact of pandemic on parents’ employment considered by Committee
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence at 9.45am on Tuesday 25 May
19 May 2021
Boohoo considering EAC recommendation to align bonuses with ESG improvements
Boohoo is looking into whether it can link senior executive remuneration incentives to Environmental Social and Governance improvements.
24 April 2021
How do we create and protect jobs for young people? Committee seeks views
Youth Unemployment Committee launch call for evidence
25 March 2021
Disability employment gap: Work and Pensions Committee holds oral evidence session
Committee to question policy experts and representatives from local authorities, support organisations and business
23 March 2021
Children in care homes: Education Committee launches call for written evidence
The inquiry is examining issues around attainment and employment outcomes for young people in children’s homes
15 March 2021
Disability employment gap inquiry: Work and Pensions Committee session on mental health and learning disabilities
Committee to question charity officials and academics to explore reasons for the differences in rates of employment between disabled and non-disabled people.
09 March 2021
House of Lords Thursday debates
Members debate anti-slavery projects, NHS staffing, hauliers and the space industry
04 March 2021
Government urged to deliver on its commitments for Queen’s Speech
Chair of the Liaison committee Sir Bernard Jenkin has written to Jacob Rees-Mogg on legislation awaiting time in the Government’s legislative programme.
19 February 2021
Minister questioned on DWP’s preparations for changes in the world of work
The Work and Pensions Committee looks at some of the possible medium and long-term changes likely to affect the workplace
09 February 2021
Welfare in Scotland: Committee to question Social service providers on accessing social security and experience of poverty
Questions will focus on poverty reduction measures, the £20 uplift in Universal Credit and joint UK-Scotland working on social security
08 February 2021
Committee writes to the Health and Safety Executive regarding covid safety in the workplace
Letters seek clarification on their approach to ensuring workplace safety during the pandemic
01 February 2021
Committee to hold first oral evidence session on disability employment gap
Committee to hold the first oral evidence session in the inquiry examining the disability employment gap
18 January 2021