In July 2017, Matthew Taylor published his independent review on modern working practices, entitled ‘Good Work’, which can be found here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/627671/good-work-taylor-review-modern-working-practices-rg.pdf
In February 2018, the Government responded with its ‘Good Work Plan’ (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/good-work-plan) and launched consultations on how best to implement many of the review’s recommendations, including those on employment status, the rights of agency workers, increasing transparency in the labour market and the enforcement of employment rights. An overview of the responses to the consultation can be found at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/767774/Taylor_Review_-_Factual_Consultation_Response_Summary.pdf.
As a result, many of the measures have either been introduced or are scheduled for implementation. Continue reading →