Sir David Metcalf, the Director of Labour Market Enforcement would like to receive evidence to inform his Strategy for 2019/20 (due for publication in 2019). The consultation will run for 10 weeks, the closing date is Friday 28 September.
As the report states, the current trends and levels of non-compliance and exploitation within the Labour Market have been facilitated by profound changes that have occurred in the last four decades. An important issue and non-compliance issues are no doubt an issue in areas of the tourism industry.
The main topics covered in this call for evidence are, hotels, restaurants and food services, warehousing; use of labour market enforcement bodies’ additional resources and impact; use of compliance approaches to enforcement joint working between the state enforcement bodies. The Director of Labour Market Enforcement is responsible for setting priorities for the following enforcement bodies: Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate (EAS); Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA); HMRC National Minimum Wage (HMRC-NMW).
If you wish to respond details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/labour-market-enforcement-strategy-2019-to-2020-call-for-evidence