Labour & European Law Review
11 October 2012
Rather than create a “flexible workforce”, the government’s plans to allow employers to strip new staff of employment rights in exchange for shares in the firm will simply allow them to fire staff at will, Thompsons says.
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The law says that tribunals can, in certain cases, increase an award of compensation if the employer has failed to abide by a relevant code of practice.