This is a trade facing website. Visit the ACTís consumer site thecyclingexperts.co.uk for information and advice on cycling and find your local independent cycle retailer.
The Association of Cycle Traders
This is a trade facing website.
Visit the ACTís consumer site at thecyclingexperts.co.uk.

Search News

Results: 1-10 of 1729


24 May 2019

The definitive guide to safer cycling is a four part series that offers crucial information on important cycling safety statistics as well as helpful tips.

22 May 2019

We are excited to announce that following the success of this year's event we are already busy preparing for next year's big day.

21 May 2019

The e-bike is the star player in the Netherlands, what does this mean for the cycles market?

21 May 2019

The high street should be a beacon of inclusiveness, as a retailer you can't do it alone

21 May 2019

Social media is a major feature of business's today and another avenue to engage and reach consumers

16 May 2019

Local Bike Shop Day is the one day a year when independent bike shops across the UK can come together to celebrate their distinctive culture. It's the day for local bike shops to showcase their...

15 May 2019

The definitive guide to safer cycling series offers information on important cycling safety statistics and helpful tips and advice on how to stay safe.

15 May 2019

The overriding theme of the 2019 Taipei Cycle Show was urban mobility, with creating future cities in mind

10 May 2019

If you are up for a challenging multi-day cycle route adventure or are simply looking for that leisurely bike ride for the whole family, there are a multitude of routes that make up the National...

8 May 2019

How to use your online presence to keep your business thriving

Back to news menu

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.

Back to news menu

Add a comment

The ACT will not share your email address with anyone and it will not be published on the website.