Employment law changes revealed in Queen’s Speech

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Posted 11/05/2012

Employment law changes were announced in the Queen’s Speech this week.In the traditional address to parliament, she revealed economic growth is at the heart of amendments to regulations.”Legislation will be introduced to reduce burdens on business by repealing unnecessary legislation,” it was announced in the speech by the monarch.The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill has been planned in order to make it easier for companies in the UK to employ new members of staff.Prime minister David Cameron has previously stated he wants to cut “pointless” pieces of red tape that hinder the growth of businesses in the UK.But John Longworth, director-general of the British Chambers of Commerce, criticised the introduction of the new employment law regarding shared parental leave.He claimed it will hit companies at the same time the coalition government is asking firms to create jobs to spur growth in the economy.Previous changes to employment law regarding unfair dismissals were supported by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.Posted by Hywel Griffiths


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