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22 Mar 2019

March latest Brexit updates are now available

21 Mar 2019

ACT's retail finance provider V12 has made further security enhancements to their application process maintaining their commitment to keeping you safe.

21 Mar 2019

ATM operators are switching retailers' free-to-use ATMs to pay-to-use machines

21 Mar 2019

From the 1st of April, following the government's spring statement, apprenticeship employer fees will be halved!

20 Mar 2019

Following an increase of incoming calls querying finance providers in the cycles market, the ACT are publishing a mini-series to answer the trade's questions

19 Mar 2019

Returning to the ExCel this March is the 2019 London Bike Show

18 Mar 2019

Latest updates on Brexit and the parliamentary votes

18 Mar 2019

The government has recently presented new information surrounding Making Tax Digital

12 Mar 2019

This year's eBike summit brings together business leaders and key players working in the sector, to explore how we advance full eBike mobility

11 Mar 2019

Several great prizes up for grabs in Cytech's Fastest Wrench Competition at London Bike Show 2019

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Brexit update: Government announces Workers' Rights Protections

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News , Political News

Brexit The government has confirmed that workers' rights will be protected in law after the UK exits the European Union.

The publication of draft clauses for inclusion in the Withdrawal Agreement and implementation bill ensures that parliament is given a vote on any changes to worker's rights legislation as a result of Brexit.

The Prime Minister has confirmed that parliament will have a say in whether the UK will stay aligned with EU standards on workers' rights or introduce new protections.

Under the new proposals, the government is considering the introduction of a single labour market enforcement body to regulate workers' rights in areas such as the National Minimum Wage, holiday payments and reports of exploitation, currently enforced by HMRC.

MPs are due to vote on the Prime Minister's Brexit deal by the 12th of March. If the government loses this vote, Theresa May will table a motion for a vote on leaving the EU without a deal by the 13th of March. If MPs vote to reject no deal, there will be a vote on extending Article 50 on the 14th of March.

Under the current legislation, the UK is due to leave the European Union on the 29th of March.

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