Category Archives: Beecroft

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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Dominic Raab – A final exchange

If you haven’t read the last two posts dealing with my correspondence with Dominic Raab MP, then feel free to pass over this post too. However, once something has started you have to finish it, and this weekend I received … Continue reading

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Update: Dominic Raab’s Reply

Yesterday I wrote to Dominic Raab MP about the current debate on ‘no fault’ dismissals. I quoted a paper he wrote late last year where he made some pretty suprising claims about the current state of the law on dismissals … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Dominic Raab MP

I was minding my own business when @FlipChartRick (thanks!) sent me a link to a Centre for Policy Studies paper by Dominic Raab MP calling for some employment law reforms. I had ignored the story when it came out because … Continue reading

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On the long, drawn out death of the ‘no-fault dismissal’

It seems that the Government is about to announce the final death of the ‘no-fault dismissal’ as it announces the results of its call for evidence on the issue. This morning I was struck by two very different obituaries for … Continue reading

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