An excuse to fire at will
UK business is calling for more flexible labour laws for when times get tough. But, Thompsons' Stephen Cavalier argues, such a move would allow the inept and the greedy to treat workers less well to try to steal a march on the competent and fair
Whenever British business calls for more flexible labour laws I am outraged by what is nothing more than a call to allow employers to make a fast buck at the expense of working people. Lack of restrictions on employers in the way they hire, fire and treat their workforce is a very different thing to flexibility.
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