George Osborne

Employment rights – would you give them up for shares?

by ParentalChoice
in Flexible working, Financial Planning, Family, Childcare, Career

Back in October we published an article on George Osbournes proposal to allow employers to offer shares to employees in return for sacrifing key employment rights. Amazingly, this week, the House of Lords has backed down in its long battle with the Government over the controversial ‘shares for rights’ scheme, but only after extr...

Gambling on your rights!

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Childcare, Career

Now its not like me to get into politics (ahem!) but there is one development that occurred this week that has not got me a bit concerned (sheer British understatement!). Although for most of us the UK’s political parties’ annual conferences are merely an excuse for elaborate speeches and empty promises, Osborne’s ...