Adrian Beecroft

Charlie Thomas

Why The Changes To Redundancy Legislation Could Leave Workers Out Of Pocket | Charlie Thomas | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK

The government has confirmed it is seeking to halve the redundancy consultation period for large-scale redundancies from 90 days to 45. Employment ...

'No Fault Dismissal': A Licence for Poor Leadership and Management?

Richard Denny | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK
Richard Denny

It is anticipated that the most controversial concept contained in the formal submission, created by Adrian Beecroft, who wants employers to be able to sack staff at will in an effort to kick-start the economy, will be killed off later today.

'Relaxing Employment Laws Will Take Britain Back To Victorian Times'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Millions of workers will be turned into "second class citizens" if the government adopts proposals in Adrian Beecroft's controversial report into empl...

Chris Wimpress

Norman Lamb: Beecroft Is Talking Nonsense | Chris Wimpress | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

One of Nick Clegg's closest advisers has dismissed Adrian Beecroft's attacks on business secretary Vince Cable as "nonsense" and "not very helpful". ...

Why New Powers to Sack Workers Would Backfire

Alex Jaconelli | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Politics
Alex Jaconelli

Adrian Beecroft's hotly anticipated report to number 10 on how to improve growth and efficiency through changing employment law is now characterised by one controversial suggestion. Doing away with unfair dismissal.

Employment Law - Is it Time to Think the Unthinkable?

Martin Edwards | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK Politics
Martin Edwards

Is it time to think the unthinkable about the way we employ people in Britain? The question is prompted by the leaking of Adrian Beecroft's controversial report to the government, which recommends sweeping changes to aspects of UK employment law.

'Socialist' Vince Cable Unfit For Office, No 10 Adviser Complains

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Politics

A controversial Downing Street adviser has accused business secretary Vince Cable of being a socialist who "appears to do very little to support busin...

Nick Clegg: 'New Powers To Sack Workers Will Not Create Jobs'

PA | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has condemned proposals to make it easier for businesses to fire workers, saying he has never supported the scheme. There is no evidence...

Cable Slams Business Proposals As 'Complete Nonsense'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Politics

Tensions have surfaced within the coalition government over proposals to make it easier for businesses to fire workers. The "compensated no-fault d...

Cable Slams Labour Reform

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Politics

Business Secretary Vince Cable has dismissed proposals to cut employment rights and make it easier to sack people as "complete nonsense". Attacking...

Top 5 Radical Ways To Save The Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Business leaders have suggested a single 30% rate of tax be introduced in the UK, in what is the latest piece of advice to help boost the nation's str...

Featherstone Interview Exposes Coalition Tensions | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK Politics

Lynne Featherstone, the Liberal Democrat equalities minister, has attacked the "hideous" ideas of David Cameron's closest aides in a sign of coalition...