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Financial Times: Shares for rights: why entrepreneurial firms need employment law too

Under the government’s current proposals for employment law reform, employees will be able to give up rights concerning unfair dismissal, redundancy pay, flexible working and time off for training in return for receiving shares in the company that employs them, gains on which will be exempt from capital gains tax.

Professor Simon Deakin, Director of the Centre for Business Research (CBR), on why the government is right to be encouraging worker ownership in companies.

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