Right to strike?
As London prepares for further disruption, the ongoing dispute between unions and Transport for London in relation the introduction of the Night Tube has again brought the rights and wrongs of industrial action back into public debate. On the one hand, the RMT describes the right to strike as “a basic human right”, but how […]
Zero hours contracts – a question of balance
Many employers find themselves being squeezed between a workforce expecting to work ever more flexibly and consumers demanding 24/7 service. At their best, flexible working arrangements benefit both employer and employee. The challenge though is often one of trust. Can an employer trust an employee to be working hard when they are not in the […]