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How can employment law ensure good work for all?

Hello and welcome to our Law Society podcast. 

We discuss the findings of Matthew Taylor's far-reaching review of modern employment practices, commissioned by the Prime Minister Theresa May. 

We also examine what needs to happen to make an employment law framework fit for 21st century working practices. 

Nick Denys, Law Society employment policy advisor chairs an expert panel, including:

Matthew Taylor

Matthew is chief executive of the RSA, who led the government-commissioned review on how employment practices must change to keep up with modern business models. Formerly, Matthew was Chief Adviser on political strategy to the prime minister and director of the Institute for Public Policy Research. 

Sir David Metcalf 

Sir David is the first director of Labour market enforcement to oversee a crackdown on exploitation in the workplace. He is also responsible for setting the priorities for the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and the HMRC’s National Minimum Wage enforcement team.  

Shantha David  

Shantha is a Legal Officer for UNISON, who specialising in employment law. She was part of the leading legal team that successfully overturned employment tribunal fees in the Supreme Court. 

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