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Vince Cable sets out to tackle abuse of zero hour contractors

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 By In Employment news

A new UK bill takes a closer look at employment law giving more strength to whistle-blowers and ensuring enforcement of minimum pay levels. Vince Cable, the UK Business Secretary, has taken aim at the abuses of zero hour contracts in the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill. The Bill, introduced

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Zero hour contracts moves on to UK election agenda

Posted on Apr 27, 2014 By In Employment news

The issue of zero hour contracts is set to become one of the issues of the next UK general election on 7 May next year. Now the CIPD – the professional body for HR and people development – has stepped in offering its broad support to Labour party proposals to

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