Commentary

(13) Reform of SSP

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(13) Reform of SSP

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(13)     Reform of SSP

There have been repeated calls for changes to the SSP regime in recent years. Notably, the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, which reported in July 2017, recommended fundamental changes so that SSP would become a basic employment right, comparable to the national minimum wage. In addition, responses to the DWP's consultation 'Improving Lives: the Future of Work, Health and Disability' (Cm 9526, November 2017) and the conclusions of an independent review 'Thriving at Work: the Stevenson/Farmer review of mental health and employers' (October 2017) showed broad support for changes to SSP, particularly reform of the

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