Government response: ‘Tackling Exploitation in the Labour Market’

Following a consultation in 2015 on tackling labour market exploitation, the Government published its response in January 2016. Tackling Exploitation in the Labour Market¬†sets out the the government’s decision to reform its¬†approach to labour market enforcement in the following ways:

  • Create a new Director of Labour Market Enforcement
  • Creating a new offence of aggravated breach of labour market legislation
  • Strengthening Information sharing
  • Reforming the Gangmasters Licensing Authority