House of Lords

The cost of employment rights for shares

by ParentalChoice
in Children

We have been against the trading of employment rights for shares legislation since it’s first reading in parliament but as from September it is coming into law. This artricle from the CIPD today explains how it will work. Will the benefits of the new employee shareholder status outweigh the costs for companies? Following much...

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...