Govt launches unusually short consultation on shares-for-rights proposal

19 October 2012

The Government yesterday launched a consultation into implementing employee-owner status, which would allow employers to offer their workers shares in lieu of employment rights - but those in opposition are given an unusually short amount of time to submit a response.

Employment Law Update 2012 seminar papers available for download

12 October 2012

The seminar papers and presentations used at our sell-out Employment Law Update 2012 event in London on Wednesday have been uploaded to the website, in addition to a photo gallery of the day and links to find out more about Big Society the Musical - a film for which a trailer was shown during the conference.

SOLD OUT: Employment Law Update 2012 - London

05 October 2012

Don't want to miss out? Book the last few seats at the Liverpool event

The next IER employment law seminar Employment Law Update 2012, London is now fully sold out.

However, there are still a few places left at Employment Law Update 2012, Liverpool for those who did not manage to book themselves a space in London.

PICTURE GALLERY: IER at the TUC Congress 2012

27 September 2012

The Institute of Employment Rights attended the TUC Congress this year, holding a packed fringe meeting and having our publication Days of Action mentioned in the debate on whether the TUC should consider the practicalities of a general strike.

AUDIO: The Legality of a General Strike and the Coalition Timeline

20 September 2012

Listen to John Hendy QC speak about the legality of a general strike and IER's Communications Assistant Sarah Glenister explain our newest resource the Coalition Timeline

Millionaire payday chief still holds sway over govt policy

20 September 2012

The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has released a new report showing the government has gone ahead with several of Adrian Beecroft's proposals, disregarding the negative response they received from trade unions, the general public and even employers.

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