The Umbrella Company Con-Trick
27 November 2014
UCATT's report into the exploitation of construction workers via umbrella companies.
22 November 2013
This UCATT report from the IER and Professor Keith Ewing exposes the problems of blacklisting in the UK and provides critical analysis of the Government proposed Regulations designed to combat it.
20 November 2013
Despite the revival in Government interest, employers are still reluctant to take on apprentices. In this UCATT paper, Steve Davies analyses the growing skills crisis facing the construction industry and presents his vision of apprenticeship schemes which could be the solution.
The Great Payroll Scandal
14 October 2013
This UCATT report exposes the increasing use of construction firms using payroll companies to deprive workers of basic employment rights, resulting in hundreds of millions of pounds in lost revenue for the UK economy each year.
The Hidden Workforce Building Britain
11 July 2013
UCATT has collaborated on this paper with Manchester Business School and Community Links to expose the exploitation of vulnerable workers in the construction industry and to call for greater regulation to protect workers' rights.