Latest from IER Keep up to date with the latest employment law news and analysis. Latest news See all news News - 26 Nov 2020 The economy ‘gets nearly £13 back for every £1 spent’ on the Union Learning Fund New research has found the Union Learning Fund to be "expert" at upskilling the workforce, but the government still wants to scrap it. News - 26 Nov 2020 Unions on the spending review: Prepare to ‘level down’ Union leaders have blasted Rishi Sunak's attempt to employ "divide and rule" policies in yesterday's spending review. News - 20 Nov 2020 Patel “bullied” staff, inquiry concludes Inquriy head, Sir Alex Allan, has resigned from his post after Boris Johnson refused to act against the Home Secretary. Latest comment See all comment Comment - 19 Nov 2020 “I now pronounce you contractor”: Prop22, labour platforms and legislative doublespeak Valerio de Stefano Comment - 18 Nov 2020 How Scottish miners won justice while English miners are ignored Jim Phillips Comment - Being respectable doesn’t mean that the Hostile Environment won’t get you Tony Conway Comment - 16 Nov 2020 The Bill that gives MI5 carte blanche to spy on trade unions Andrew Moretta Keith Ewing 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.