England Union




Why did union leaders abandon the workers?

The Workers of England Union recognised that the British Trade Unions, and the British Trade Union Congress (TUC) had lost touch with working people in England, this is why we were set up. British Trade…




Employment law timeline 2018 – 2019

Employment law changes 2018 30 March 2018 Gender pay gap reporting for public sector employers Public sector employers must publish first reports before this date (with a snapshot date of 31 March 2017). 1 April…


Employment law update 2017-2018

Here we summarise the latest employment law changes and legal updates. Acas are the employment relations experts and a trusted source of advice for employers, employees, Government and others. The Government has introduced several new…


Guidance on workplace issues over winter months

Guidance on workplace issues over winter months Winter often brings its own set of workplace issues. Adverse weather conditions can lead to staff shortages due to travel disruption, and seasonal celebrations often result in a rush…


Travel disruption and bad weather

Travel disruption and bad weather Travel disruption and bad weather can delay or prevent workers getting to work. It can also mean employers need to adapt working arrangements or close workplaces. Paying delayed or absent…



Demystifying the apprenticeship levy

Demystifying the apprenticeship levy   Rebecca Buck, October 18, 2017 Recommendations for what businesses and the government can do to help employers realise the levy’s potential Recent figures about the widespread lack of understanding of…


NHS publishes £300m contract for new surgery robots

NHS publishes £300m contract for new surgery robots Rhiannon Curry of the Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/01/27/nhs-publishes-300m-contract-new-surgery-robots/ Robots which carry out heart surgery or remove cancerous tumours could soon be more common after the NHS launched a search for…


UK statutory sick pay is ‘inadequate’

UK statutory sick pay is ‘inadequate’ By Ashleigh Wight on 25 Jan 2018 in Health and safety, Sick pay   Statutory sick pay arrangements in the UK are in breach of legal obligations under the European…