Reward Strategy. Incoporating Payroll World.

Parliament raises concern over Amazon driver hours and NLW compliance

Two parliamentary committees have written to Douglas Gurr, managing director of Amazon UK, regarding concerns over couriers’ driving hours and reports that couriers are receiving below the National Living Wage once their routine expenses are deducted.

TwitterLinkedIn

Frank Field MP, chair of the Work & Pensions Committee, and Rachel Reeves MP, chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, have asked Amazon to investigate these issues and to take action to ensure couriers contracted to deliver on behalf of Amazon are working safely and receiving fair pay.

 

The BEIS and Work & Pensions Committee recently published a joint report, A Framework for Modern Employment, which set out proposals to ensure that the benefits of a flexible workforce are enjoyed both by businesses and by workers.

 

The report, supported by evidence from the Taylor Review and Sir David Metcalf, the government’s director of Labour Market Enforcement, recommended a greater focus on scrutinising supply chains, and the committee heard evidence on the role of large companies in ensuring compliance across their supply chains.

TwitterLinkedIn
Add New Comment
LoginRegister

You might also like

Speak up, step up: Progress in payroll by vocalising your value

Speak up, step up: Progress in payroll by vocalising your value


OpRA oversight to be amended for 2019

OpRA oversight to be amended for 2019


The Rewards 2018: Free entry extension

The Rewards 2018: Free entry extension


Reviewing reward: Are we fulfilling your needs?

Reviewing reward: Are we fulfilling your needs?

LATEST PAYROLL AND REWARDS NEWS IN YOUR INBOX

Reward Strategy
Reward Strategy RSS

Did you find our website useful?

Thank you for your input

Thank you for your feedback

reward-strategy.com - an online news and information service for the UK’s payroll, reward, pensions, benefits and HR sectors. reward-strategy.com is published by Shard Financial Media Limited, registered in England & Wales as 5481132, Axe & Bottle Court, 70 Newcomen St, London, SE1 1YT. All rights reserved. Reward Strategy is committed to diversity in the workplace.
© Copyright Shard Financial Media Ltd