Employees

Immigration cap worries businesses

The government's proposal to limit the number of skilled workers coming to the UK from outside of the EU has prompted concerns among the business community.

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Call to reform maternity and paternity leave

The maternity and paternity leave system needs a major overhaul, according to a report from a leading business group.

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Interns entitled to payment

Many interns who work for free are actually entitled to payment, a new report has argued.

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Review of IR35 'long overdue'

The IR35 regime requires a comprehensive review, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has said.

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UK skills training needs radical overhaul

The British economy could find itself facing a period of decline if the skill levels of the workforce do not show marked improvement.

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New paternity leave plans may be amended

New rules which will allow fathers to take longer periods of paternity leave could be changed by the coalition government.

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VAT increase could be 'detrimental'

As many as one in three firms are worried that the planned increase in VAT could have an adverse effect on their business, a new survey has claimed.

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