Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 11 Sep 2020 UK cannot beat Coronavirus without adequate sick pay, govt warned A cross-party group of MPs and the TUC have both warned the government that adequate sick pay is essential in the fight against Covid-19. News - 11 Sep 2020 MPs, unions & businesses urge govt to extend Job Retention Scheme The government has been warned that thousands of jobs will be lost if the Job Retention Scheme ends abruptly with nothing to replace it. News - 11 Sep 2020 Govt considers pay freeze for lowest earners The Low Pay Commission says it will consider an "emergency brake" on pay rises for those on the National Living Wage. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 18 Sep 2020 Five key issues for unions to take to Starmer talks Sarah Glenister Comment - 14 Sep 2020 Covid-19 and workplace rights Lord John Hendy QC Keith Ewing Comment - 2 Sep 2020 The myth of the labour market Lord John Hendy QC Keith Ewing Comment - Paid maternity leave? ‘Over my dead body!’ Introducing Abbott: the man who could sway post-Brexit trade deals Professor Anthony Forsyth Press releases Read more Press Releases - 23 Jul 2020 IER experts submit fair recovery plan to Labour Party policy forum IER experts have submitted 41 recommendations to transform the world of work. Press Releases - 5 May 2020 Research: UK’s attitude to health and safety among the worst in Europe The UK’s commitment to ILO health and safety standards exceeds only that of Romania and Estonia among all EU Member States.