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Top story: Right to request fixed hours could be given to workers on zero-hours contracts

A government-commissioned inquiry is set to call for employees on zero-hours contracts to be given the right to request a move onto fixed hours. Read full story

Scots abroad could face inaccurate tax bills, warn experts

Scottish people living abroad risk paying the wrong amount of tax on UK-earned income, says the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT). Read full story

UK employees more likely to go to work unwell than ‘pull a sickie’

Seven in ten UK employees – equivalent to 18 million nationally – have gone to work feeling unwell when they should have taken the day off, according to a report. Read full story

HMRC giving wrong expenses advice, says intermediary trade body

HMRC call centres have been mistakenly telling contractors they are entitled to key expenses, says employment intermediary trade body PRISM. Read full story

Report: Middle and low income workers’ rights at risk after Brexit

A study published by the TUC warns that working people in both the UK and the EU are at risk from the erosion of workplace rights after Brexit – especially those in low-skilled jobs. Read full story