BCC: No fault dismissal route would send the right message to business
15 Mar 2012
Commenting on the announcement made by the government today on proposals to launch a consultation on no fault dismissal rules, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
“Employers have long argued that rules around dismissal do not work for business, so a new no fault dismissal route would be an extremely positive step forward, and would send the message that the government is serious about de-regulation. If these proposals are given the go ahead, it would allow for the swift resolution of a dismissal, and some firms would be willing to pay a premium to achieve this.
“This is a big step in the right direction, but it should be part of a package of reforms, including reforming redundancy rules and introducing tribunal fees for claimants. A substantial overhaul of employment regulations will give businesses confidence to invest and grow, and in turn drive economic recovery.”
31 Jul 2014
Ashton KCJ Solicitors has advised the owners of Stowlangtoft Healthcare LLP in its acquisition of the business and assets of Brandon Park Care Home near Thetford from BUPA. Brandon Park is set in the Brandon Country Park with a capacity to accommodate 55 residents. The business will complement the existing care home at Stowlangtoft Hall.
30 Jul 2014
University Campus Suffolk (UCS) has been commissioned by the Suffolk Police & Crime Commissioner to explore the views of a number of people who have had experience of the Criminal Justice System (CJS) either as a victim, an employee or a support worker assisting someone during an investigation or trial in relation to crimes against business.
30 Jul 2014
At Kaplan UK we are attempting to raise funds for charity, by covering 10,000 kilometres on gym equipment in our offices! All this to be achieved before the end of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.