The government said this week that part-time, agency and flexible staff will get new basic rights at work in line with recommendations made in the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices. It makes the UK one of the first countries in the world to propose giving casual workers so much protection. The new approach will mean that all haulage company employees, including casual and zero hours staff, will receive rights such as holiday and sick pay. Everybody will have to […]
HMRC has responded to MP Frank Field’s call for an investigation into low pay at Hermes, stating it had referred his evidence to the “appropriate compliance teams for consideration”.
An HMRC investigation into Hermes’ use of self-employed couriers could have implications for the entire parcels sector, according to an industry expert.