The costs associated with employment tribunals and any appeals were previously the responsibility of the taxpayer, this was the position until the 29 July 2013 when the Government introduced fees for such claims made to the employment tribunal
Reacting to the publication, today, of the latest UK employment figures, which have seen unemployment levels fall by 115,000 to 1.96 million, Bernard Brown, partner and head of business services at KPMG, says
Gerwyn Davies, Labour Market Adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) comments as follows on official labour market statistics published earlier today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS):
The proposed new regulation requiring agencies and employment businesses to advertise UK jobs in the UK, if they are to be advertised abroad, is one step closer following the government’s announcement that it intends to press ahead with new regulations by the end of this year.
Mike Kelly, head of Living Wage at KPMG, comments on the news that 31% of university graduates working as interns are doing so for no pay, with a six month unpaid internship costing a single person living in London a minimum of £926 a month
With ONS employment figures publishing today, David Rudick, VP International Markets Indeed UK has taken a look at the regional differences in job listings and job availability – based on data from Indeed.co.uk.