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 2015
St Elizabeth Hospice today announced Jimmy Doherty as patron of their exciting new project Pigs Gone Wild which is set to raise £100,000 for the local charity. Pigs Gone Wild will see around 40 pig sculptures displayed on an art trail around Ipswich and the Waterfront in summer 2016 in aid of the hospice.
29 Jul 2015
The winners of the inaugural ONE Haverhill Apprenticeship Awards, sponsored by Sanofi, have been announced at an event hosted by The Days Inn Haverhill.
Prizes were awarded in five categories: Apprentice of the Year; Apprenticeship Employer of the Year, sponsored by 1st Stop Recruitment; Overcoming Adversity, sponsored by Cambridge Regional College; Apprentice Champion of the Year, sponsored by West Suffolk College;and the Highly Commended judges’ award, sponsored by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.
28 Jul 2015
Anderson Yates consultants have been asked to rescue three ERP projects in the past two months, all involving companies that employ less than 250 employees - deploying cloud based ERP. What went wrong for them and what lessons can be learned that will ensure your company doesn’t fall into the same traps? (Part 3)