This watchdog is designed to protect worker’s rights, with responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing minimum wage and ensuring protection for agency workers. As a business that has compliance at its core, we welcome the establishment of this watchdog. The UK government has amalgamated the responsibilities of three agencies (Gangmasters and Labour abuse authorities, the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and the National Minimum wage enforcement) under the remit of this new watchdog.
Blog: Risk & Compliance
In this article Connor Heaney, MD of CXC EMEA, discusses the radical changes made to Dutch employment law in 2020 via the introduction of The Balanced Labour Market Act or ‘Wet Arbeidsmarkt in Balans’, also known as WAB. He also highlights what employers in the Netherlands need to consider.