Who said what to whom?
Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, told the House of Commons in response to a question by his Shadow, Chuka Umunna, that he will deal with employment agencies that may be mis-selling accident protection insurance to people on their books.
What does it mean?
Umunna suggested that up to 100,000 workers might be affected by this practice, which reportedly involves employment agencies charging people unnecessarily for insurance and directly profiting from those sales. This is part of a wider problem relating to the exploitation of people in low-paid or insecure work.
While the political focus is…
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