The Employment Bill aims to offer clarity around the more recent types of working arrangements. The ‘worker’ status has been very grey, the Bill seeks to offer clarity around workers rights and the definition of a worker.

The will also be a right to request a more predictable and stable contract after 26 weeks’ service, aimed at those engaged under contracts with variable and unpredictable hours, such as zero-hours employees.

At present the Bill is at the start of its journey with no date scheduled for its completion and Royal Assent.