Employment law and relations for 2016

Two expert bodies on employment matters have published their updates on workplace trends and employment law developments for 2016. Plus a voluntary sector piece on the Apprenticeship Levy.

Personnel professionals body CIPD has updated its factsheet on employment law developments in 2015 and 2016 (registration required to access). Many of the announcements made since the Conservative Government was elected in May 2015 will start to come into force in this year.

Workplace relations experts Acas have published a report identifying key trends that will have an impact on workplace relations in 2016. They highlight workplace bullying, pay, the new trade union bill and productivity as key issues. Download ‘Workplace Trends 2016 via their news item.

An article on Third Force News explains how voluntary organisations that employ staff will be affected by the new Apprenticeship Levy. As a Scottish sector newspaper, quite naturally it focuses on the particular issues north of the border.

Update: Third Force News publisher SCVO has also produced a briefing on the Apprenticeship Levy.