Category Archives: Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill

Early conciliation: what will success look like?

I should say at the outset that I am a big fan of Acas in general and its conciliation service in particular. In the hundreds of cases that I have been involved in – representing both employers and employees – … Continue reading

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Trading rights for shares – the latest big idea

So the latest Government proposal on employment law is to create a brand-new employment status of  ‘owner-employee’ – someone who has fewer employment rights than other employees but who has been given a bunch of shares to make up for … Continue reading

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Settlement Agreements and ‘no-fuss sackings’

The Guardian carried an interesting story on Sunday night headed ‘No-fuss sacking payouts included in employment law overhaul’. This article makes the remarkable claim that the new Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill will allow employers to ‘sack their workers by … Continue reading

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