PwC, one of the Big Four, recently announced that it shall introduce a post-pandemic working policy where office and remote working is combined.
In a unanimous judgment, the Supreme Court has dismissed Uber’s appeal that its drivers are self-employed, thereby confirming that drivers have the employment status of workers. This affords Uber drivers the legal right to demand fundamental worker entitlements such as National Minimum Wage (NMW) and Holiday Pay.
The government’s gender pay gap reporting service may be deferred for a second year running, which is likely to undermine decades of work to close the gender pay gap in the UK. Concerns have been raised about the time it will take to get reporting back up and running, by which time it could be noted that the government has failed to commit to change in this area.